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American Weirdness: Maine – A Breath of Fresh Air

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Each month marked a different leg of our trip: in March, we visited what I call the Four Ladies (Virginia, North and South Carolina, and

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Benares – The Place For All Regional Indian Cuisines

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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My love of Indian food is well-known among my friends and acquaintances so when the offer to review Benares’s Tribeca location arose, Alexa and I jumped at

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Marco Polo: Fine Italian Dining In Carroll Gardens

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
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Carroll Gardens has always been one of my favorite (and frequently overlooked) spots for great food in North Brooklyn, offering a wide assortment of cuisines

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PizzArte Raises Pizza to an Art Form

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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by Alex DiBlasi and Alexa Altman Just a stone’s throw between the Plaza Hotel and the Museum of Modern Art, PizzArte is one of the

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Bocca – An Italian Feast for the Mouth

Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Walking into Bocca was like a dream come true for this former Latin Club president (two years in a row, no less!), with décor that

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Desi Galli: Fast Food, Indian Style

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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As a lover of all foods, I am not kidding when I say I will eat anything. Raw baby octopus? Sure! A Polish soup made

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Dining like a Tsarina at Firebird Russian Restaurant

Friday, April 20th, 2012
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Stepping into the elegant Firebird in Midtown is like walking back in time to the Russian Empire. The restaurant is ornately decorated with actual historical

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Zutto Japanese American Pub

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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For the uninitiated, Japanese food seems to be little more than sushi, usually the prepackaged stuff they sell at the market. It’s good, fast, and

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