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by / on April 28, 2017 at 2:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Mel’s Burger Bar: Beer, Grub and Happiness

If, like every other New Yorker, you don’t feel like waiting in line at Black Tap just to Instagram a milkshake, we suggest heading to Mel’s Burger Bar on the Upper East Side (there’s also a second location on the Upper West). More options and more fun, this burger locale was made for lax bros but entices all. It’s casual […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 11:45 am / in Food For Thought

Get Frenched at Brasserie 8 1/2

Brasserie 8 1/2 is a hidden surprise in the heart of Midtown. Right off of Fifth Avenue, the Brasserie might give you the wrong impression — the French restaurant descends from a grand spiral staircase in to a posh and sophisticated dining room abound with ivory tablecloths and works of art by infamous artists like Matisse and Léger. This might […]

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by / on April 10, 2017 at 1:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Tuscan Classics at the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna

A Tuscan neighborhood spot draws in quite a crowd to the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna. Originally opened in 1988, the restaurant has a menu that would overwhelm anyone, with a handful of appetizer and salad options, plenty of pastas and pizzas, and even entree options like braised lamb shank and grilled salmon. And with a menu so robust, it’s […]

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by / on March 29, 2017 at 3:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Forkin’ Good: Two Forks Opens in Bryant Park

Move over Chipotle, there’s a new healthy spot in town that’s destined to take over. Two Forks, a new fast casual eatery right outside of Bryant Park, brings a healthy twist to typically calorie heavy, Southern fare. The restaurant features slow cooked, pulled meats and let me tell you, it’s yummy. Customers can opt for either a bun or a […]

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by / on March 27, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

Caffé Dei Fiori: Italian As It’s Meant To Be

Manhattan’s Upper East Side is known for expensive shopping, elegant brownstones and impeccable dining. Caffé Dei Fiori fits right in among its peers, serving fresh, house-made Italian cuisine in a small, but chic space in the 70s. With two floors, and prime viewing of bustling Lexington Avenue, the space is rather intimate, and decorated with bright and colorful pieces that […]

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by / on March 6, 2017 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Get Drunk on Cookies This St. Patty’s Day

We love that, this year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, which means there’s no excuse not to celebrate! The Irish are known for the affinity for their dark lagers and stouts and Feed Your Soul is set to pay homage to that heritage. The online retailer, which specializes in cookies, brownies and other baked goods, is set to […]

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by / on February 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Good Stock Knows Its Soup

Nestled within the bustling Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall lies the latest location of Good Stock, a soup mecca that you shouldn’t miss. I have always been a soup fiend, I just can never get enough. And when the weather is cold and blustery, it really just hits the spot. Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc is just as inviting as his […]

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by / on February 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Step Into a New Way of Dining at Coarse

The West Village is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, so its fitting that Chef Vincent Chirico opened up Coarse right in the heart of it. The restaurant is covered with graffiti-style faces drawn by Noëmi Manser, along with street photography by Amon Focus, giving it a cool New York City vibe. The space seems to center around a big […]

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by / on February 2, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

Make It Yourself: Creamed Spinach with Bacon

Need a side dish to serve up during the Super Bowl? Porter House Bar and Grill, located within The Shops at Columbus Circle, is known for its steaks and seafood. Chef and Managing Partner Michael Lomonaco shared with us one of the restaurant’s most popular side dishes. Whether you’re getting ready to watch the Superbowl or just need a new […]

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by / on February 1, 2017 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Score a Touchdown with Insane Lindt LINDOR Truffle Recipes

Superbowl Sunday is right around the corner and there’s no better way to snack during the big game than with something both salty and sweet. Like most people I know, I’m obsessed with Lindt’s LINDOR Truffles. They come in so many different flavors and colors so that everyone can enjoy. This year, we’re gearing up to see the rivalry between […]

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