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The Drunken Munkey: Anglo-Indian Family Recipes and Craft Cocktails on the Upper East Side

Saturday, February 15th, 2014
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The Drunken Munkey, like its odd-spelling name, is a quirky, cozy, and charming cocktail restaurant that serves delicious food based on Anglo-Indian recipes from owner

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Valentine’s Day Dining For Romantics

Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Dining out on Valentine’s Day is a ritual for many couples but, unfortunately, bland food, over-crowded seating and ho-hum service can take the romance out

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Cooking Up a Greek Feast at Zaytinya
With Aglaia Kremezi and Michael Costa

Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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On the large Greek islands, every house has a pig, according to Aglaia Kremezi, author of The Food of the Greek Islands and Mediterranean Hot

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Dopo East’s Inspired Young Chef

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Modern Italian cuisine bears little resemblance to the heavy pastas and tomato-drenched sauces of yore. Like modern American cuisine, it is focused on presenting locally

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A Taste of Italy – Brooklyn Style

Friday, January 24th, 2014
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I ate a lot of spaghetti growing up. As the child of a single mother with three mouths to feed, spaghetti was on the menu

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Session 73: Relaxed Dining and Entertainment
On the Upper East Side

Monday, January 6th, 2014
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There are many reasons to visit Session 73 on First Avenue at 73rd Street in New York City. The venue features delicious house-made appetizers, sandwiches,

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Junoon – A Wonderful Indian Restaurant with a Creative Flair

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Elegant, authentic and delightfully creative, Junoon in the Flatiron District is sure to please gourmet enthusiasts who enjoy the flavors of India. We visited for

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Gradisca Ristorante To Serve
a Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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It is an Italian-American tradition to eat fish on Christmas Eve. You certainly don’t have to be of Italian heritage to enjoy this special meal

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