Category Archives: Food

Oat meals

A dalliance with dietary diversity has seen the best of us dance between the desirable and the dubious. As I was riding in search of the former – the seasonal and somewhat elusive hot cross bun – I encountered the … Continue reading

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Diners and dining

The Lexington Candy Shop Luncheonette looks like the real thing. Coca cola bottles collected from around the world have been filling the windows since 1925. The menu looks very much the same as it did then, and the staff happily … Continue reading

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BB or Bust. Or both.

Breads Bakery is still the best in the city. When the Danish Israeli partnership opened their doors on 16th Street 12 months ago, flat whites arrived in NYC with a bang, coffee and croissants had a new currency, and american … Continue reading

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Having my cake and eating it

It was a day of decadence. Fueled by the endless opportunity of tempting new eateries in NYC, as well as old favorites, it was not so matter of which treat to indulge in on my birthday, but where to start.¬†West … Continue reading

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Gramercy Tavern

A stir fry was just not going to cut it. Even though I didn’t have any hot leads on new and exciting restaurants, it was Sean’s 50th this week and time to go gourmet. Our old favorite, the Gramercy Tavern, … Continue reading

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Halloween and the whey forward

After discovering new favorites to indulge in over Halloween – raspberry & licorice skulls being at the top of this list, and crispy bacon chocolate being a bit further down, it was time to even up the scales with some … Continue reading

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Peeking at Poughkeepsie

Over three years ago I read a heartwarming story in the Times about the restoration of a massive footbridge that brought new energy to a recession clouded community upstate. The bridge crossed the Hudson at Poughkeepsie, about an hour and … Continue reading

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Crispy on the west side

It was a weekend of great crispness. Firstly because of the summer finally giving way to Autumn, encouraging a brisk pace across Central Park, and secondly because of the nature of our destination. I had been looking forward expectantly to … Continue reading

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Fabulous fig

The fourth ( and final ) fig tasted just as fabulous as the first. Imagine the ficus fortunes we can foresee for 2014….!

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On the street with Bill Cunningham

I’m hip! I’m groovy! I have made it in New York City!! There I was early on Saturday morning, sauntering through the pumpkin filled Farmer’s Markets with my bike, the front box spilling over with groceries and spiked with ears … Continue reading

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