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Woman Around Town’s “Best Bars”

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Nothing is more inviting in the cold weather than a warm and friendly neighborhood bar. In a nod to the approaching  shorter days and colder

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Spiegel: Israeli-Moroccan Restaurant

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Shmulik Avital, an Israeli whose parents are Moroccan, is one of those people who turns his fantasies into reality. For example, a passionate motorcycle rider,

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212 Steakhouse: Serving Kobe, Wagyu and Prime for Less

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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If there were ever a steakhouse in midtown Manhattan that promised a tranquil dining experience (free of the rowdy after work set that you might

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It’s In Season! Squash

Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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I really start to crave squash by the time it’s in season and gets to the farmers markets. This is when it tastes the best.

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My Top 5 Recommendations for Eating Out Healthfully

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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5. Order a vegetable side dish. Restaurants usually offer some type of green vegetable as a side. Other good choices include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, sweet

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Why Food Critics Generally Hate Chain Restaurants

Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Even before I became a food critic, I always was mystified at the ability of some chain restaurants when it came to getting people to

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How To Fake Being A Sommelier

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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I have a confession to make, and a lot of guys who have dated me won’t like it. I fake it. I fake it a

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8 Restaurant Menu Buzzwords
That Fool You Into Paying More

Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Have you ever wondered whether the meal that you’re getting at the restaurant is really worth it? Of course, while the argument can be made

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