Tag Archives: New York City restaurants

A Mother’s Celebration at Cafe Boulud

It wasn’t yet Mothers Day or my wife’s birthday. Those would both be the following day. It was, however, the day to celebrate both as well as two bon voyages. We drove down to New York City to take our […]

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A Little Love For Le Cirque

It had been quite a while since I had last been to Le Cirque, one of the legendary restaurants of NYC culinary history. I was there a few years ago for a party during the StarChefs ICC, but the last […]

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Mission Chinese Food – Chinese American Firecracker!

The perfectly fried and plump chicken wing I bit into seemed like it carried on itself more Szechuan Peppercorn than I had previously eaten in my entire life. My lips, my throat, indeed it seemed as if my entire body […]

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A New York Week

A New York minute is the equivalent of an instant anywhere else. New York just moves at such a fast pace and so much gets packed into a period of time. Such was the case with the week I just […]

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ABC Kitchen – A Better Choice?

ABC Kitchen, the newest restaurant in Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s NYC restaurant empire, was recently awarded the title of Best New Restaurant 2011 in the United States by the James Beard Foundation, the nation’s culinary equivalent of the Oscars. In winning […]

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