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by / on February 6, 2018 at 2:42 pm / in Food For Thought

Break Out of Your Dining Rut at Chouchou

A signless cavern on a well traversed block in the East Village, Chouchou brings to life the dual aesthetic of a Bedouin tent and a Renaissance dungeon feast. Mood lighting and rustic décor, paired with authentically crafted flatware and serving utensils make Chouchou a sexy, exotic way to break out of your current winter dining rut. The menu is simple: […]

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by / on January 8, 2018 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

Sushi by Bou Opens Up a New Iteration in Chelsea

A sophomore outpost of this speakeasy-style sushi restaurant has opened up in the labyrinth beneath the Jue Lan Club restaurant in Chelsea, and it’s just as big of a success as the Time Square flagship. Neon lights point the way down a few steps and through a funky, yet ominous stairwell covered from ceiling to floor in bright, mesmerizing graffiti. A […]

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by / on January 3, 2018 at 1:12 pm / in Food For Thought

Make Sure to Check Out This International Steak House

Tudor City might not be known as a hopping location to spend a night out, but now its residents have something to look forward to, and other city dwellers have a reason to head there. Tudor City Steakhouse is a next generation steakhouse that popped up this past Fall. Making it stand apart from other city steakhouses is its ode […]

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by / on December 12, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Cibo e Vino Refreshes Its Menu and Appearance Just in Time for the Holidays

When you first walk into Cibo e Vino, an Italian restaurant and wine bar on the Upper West Side, you can’t help but be struck by the warmth that exudes from every corner of the dining room. High ceilings filled with orb-like lighting fixtures emit a gentle glow, and lush potted plants make you feel like you’re dining in an […]

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by / on December 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Burger and Lobster 2.0

Back in 2015 Burger and Lobster opened up shop in Chelsea to much success. The premise was simple: for $20, you could choose between a burger, lobster roll or lobster. And the equation was so popular that they’ve now opened up a new location in Bryant Park, and it’s bigger and better than the original. Patrons of the restaurant enter […]

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by / on December 4, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in Food For Thought

The Upper West Side’s Best: Marlow Bistro

On the charming streets of the Upper West Side lies Marlow Bistro, a stand-out restaurant among the area’s eateries. The exposed wood beam ceiling, along with the green garden theme of the interior make it instantly inviting and the perfect late night date spot. Executive Chef Zivko Radojcic comes from a family of Serbian chefs and continues on the tradition […]

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by / on November 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm / in Food For Thought

Argentinian Cuisine on the Upper East Side

Chimichurri Grill East is a stone’s throw away from Bloomingdale’s, but this peaceful stretch of 61st Street couldn’t feel farther away from the hustle and bustle of Midtown shopping. Soft lighting welcomes you into the bar at the base of this classic Upper East Side townhouse, where you have the option of dining in one of three rooms: the bar, […]

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by / on September 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Vago Restaurant Celebrates One Year in the City

Earlier this week, Vago celebrated its one year anniversary. The Mediterranean restaurant, located in Murray Hill, gives locals a nice dining option among bro-ier joints nearby. The restaurant has white brick walls adorned with artwork that looks like windows looking out over beautiful landscapes. The European-inspired menu features meat, seafood and pasta entrees and guests at the first year anniversary […]

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by / on August 30, 2017 at 1:19 pm / in Food For Thought

Discover New York’s Underground Sushi Den

Let me start off by saying that I like sushi, but I don’t love sushi. I enjoy it, but can usually only eat a few pieces at any given time. However, I was instantly intrigued by the recently opened second location of Sushi by Bou next to The Sanctuary Hotel upon arrival — an easily overlooked gate leads into a graffitied stairwell […]

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by / on August 29, 2017 at 1:55 pm / in Food For Thought

Pretty Fly for a Hot Sauce

I like it hot, hot, hot! And I know I’m not the only one. We all know Beyoncé carries hot sauce in her bag and she’s not the only musician to have an affinity for the spicy. Dexter Holland of the multi-platinum band The Offspring realized he had some chops in the kitchen and came to launch the hot sauce […]

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