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La Promenade des Anglais:
A Taste of Southern France in Chelsea

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
by on Dining Around

The Environment La Promenade des Anglais is a chic, but unpretentious restaurant marrying tribute to Nice’s main thoroughfare, its flaneurs* and a kind of low

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New Menu and Bistro Offerings
Abound at Pound The Hill

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
by on Dining Around

Part coffee bar, part wine bistro, part lounge spot, part sophisticated date night, Pound The Hill, one of DC’s most noteworthy coffee house located on

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Aurelio Zen—The Italian Detective in Armani

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It turns out that British TV executives are just as boneheaded and shortsighted as their American counterparts. Programmers at ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox are

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Olives and Focaccia—Perfect Start to the Evening

Saturday, June 4th, 2011
by on Dining Around

Whether you are entertaining inside or out, offering your guests something to nibble on when they arrive is always appreciated. And if what you offer

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When We Were Strangers—Coming to America

Friday, February 11th, 2011
by on Reading Around

My grandmother emigrated to the U.S. from Southern Italy in the early 1900s. Only a teenager, she left her mother and several siblings behind, making

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Frank Sinatra—The One and Only Voice

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
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In college, I had a running debate with one of my sorority sisters: Who was the greatest singer of all time—Frank Sinatra or Andy Williams?

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Pop Art Bar + Restaurant – Combining the Arts

Monday, August 9th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Pop Art Bar + Restaurant provides diners with an exciting environment that stimulates the taste buds with an inventive menu and the eyes with a

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Gnocco—East Village Eatery with a Familial Atmosphere

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
by on Dining Around

Since the summer of 2000, Italian eatery Gnocco has served the East Village wonderful food in a welcoming, familial atmosphere. No surprise then that the

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