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The Greek Village

A nice little Greek restaurant in Northvale, N.J., just over the border from Tappan. Hand-cut calamari: Greek sausage. Nice! FF with oregano. An unhappy child. My gyro was delishy. Falafel for Samantha. Good food! The 411 on The Greek Village. […]

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Cafe Madison in Albany

  Taking off early from Albany after a weekend of Destinate fun! But first, breakfast at Cafe Madison. The restaurant is known for its brunch, and it did not disappoint. Omelet with zucchini and tomatoes: Busy restaurant! And nice enough […]

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New World Bistro Bar in Albany

After a long day on the road working (and a little playing), we celebrated our Destinate accomplishments at the New World Bistro Bar. But first, a cocktail at Jack’s Oyster House: Cheers! Then, off to our dinner at New World. […]

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Big Wong in Chinatown

If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast on a cold winter’s day it’s hard to get something more satisfying than congee, the Chinese rice porridge. It wasn’t exactly chilly the day I tried it at Big Wong, but it was […]

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Didier Dumas Patisserie

A Sunnyside Crepe at Didier Dumas, with spinach and bacon inside. Delishy. Related posts: Sam at Didier Dumas Patisserie Croissants and Crepes at Didier Dumas Didier Dumas is Open! Cafe au Lait at Didier Dumas

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Brickhouse in Nyack

@seekingsandwiches told us. And he was right. The chicken sandwich at Brickhouse in Nyack is crazy good. lohudfood recommended the best fried chicken sandwiches in the region, and the one at Brickhouse made the list. Our correspondent, Anthony of Seeking […]

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Great Northern Food Hall

The Great Northern Food Hall opened in spring, 2016 at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Claus Meyer, one of the founders of the restaurant noma, is taking over the train station, leaving his Scandinavian mark on the tastebuds of travelers and […]

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Rosemary & Vine in Rye

Rosemary & Vine in Rye is the sort of restaurant that never would have existed even just five years ago. But today, Middle Eastern-influenced, vegetarian food has a certain cool factor, thanks, in part, to chef Yotam Ottolenghi.   A […]

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Happy Hour at City Limits Diner

I’m on a hunt for some good happy hours! I found one at City Limits Diner in White Plains. If you haven’t seen the re-do of City Limits, which admittedly was a few years back, you’re missing out on a […]

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Fortina! You Devil! You Added Chicken Parm!

The Fortina chicken parm. Reader of lohudfood probably already know that Fortina, the red-sauce joint for hipsters, is now serving this wacky-ass chicken parm, which instead of an old dried-out shoe, cuts like butter and tastes like heaven. The chicken […]

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Dinosaur BBQ in Stamford

Hard to find a more delicious, more kid-friendly lunch than Dinosaur BBQ. Longtime SCF fans know that Dino catered our wedding — way before they even had an outpost in Harlem, much less Stamford. So it’s always a pleasure to […]

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Iron Vine Peekskill

There are some terrific tapas at this little gem in Peekskill. Iron Vine in Peekskill is a tapas bar, a small little space with a low tin ceiling, a copper bar and a feel like you just stepped into a […]

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Date Night at 8 North Broadway

Anniversary, sort of? Just, Sam at her grammy’s with her cousins, nice chance to go out. Dinner. With cocktails. Out. At a restaurant! It’s funny coming from me, who, over the past 10 years has probably eaten at thousands of […]

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lohudfood Crawl: Nyack edition!

A second round of this cool event, the lohudfood crawl. As I wrote on lohud.com, about 30 guests joined Megan and me for a guided tour of four great restaurants in Nyack. A moveable feast of sorts! Here’s the scene. […]

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Roc N Ramen in New Rochelle

We at lohudfood recorded our most recent podcast at Roc N Ramen, where we discovered some jaw-droppingly good pork buns. Seriously, these have some crazy secret ingredient that makes them irresistible!  Owner Wayne Carrington wouldn’t reveal it, but we took […]

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Katonah Reading Room

This bahn mi will change your life. It’s served, not at an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, or from a street vendor. But at an adorable (maybe even a little too twee) cafe in Katonah, N.Y. I present the Katonah Reading Room. […]

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Muddy Water Coffee Shop in Tarrytown

A little secret garden in Tarrytown! We recorded our lohudfood Cast in this adorable coffee shop this week, and discovered a real gem at Muddy Water Coffee & Cafe. The coffee was great, the setting is cozy and there’s a […]

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Jake’s Stadium Pizza, Mankato

Longtime SCF fans will remember our visit to Jake’s before it moved. Well, it new and improved, and still cranking out a very fine pizza pie.   What an nice welcome to Minnesota. Related posts: Jake’s Stadium Pizza: A Last […]

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Food Lover’s Guide to Dobbs Ferry

A new series getting off the ground at lohudfood: neighborhood guides! Megan and I spent the afternoon reporting on several great must-hit spots in Dobbs Ferry, including The Parlor, The Cookery, Harper’s, and, one of my new favorites, the Dobbs […]

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Roost in Sparkill

One of our favorite restaurants in Rockland is Roost. Chef Kevin Reilly is so very talented — his food bursts with flavor, and is always expertly executed. Tonight’s dinner was no exception. Longtime SCF fans may remember our many, many […]

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bartaco in Port Chester

bartaco is a cute little spot in Port Chester — the first of a chain of taco joints now found up and down the East Coast. They serve expert margaritas and mojitos, and a small menu of “tacos” and “not tacos.” […]

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Pop’s Espresso Bar

A new little pastry shop and espresso bar opened in New Rochelle last year. It’s been all over — literally all over — my Instagram feed. So when Megan and I went to New Rochelle to record our podcast at […]

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Wooden Spoon, New Rochelle

The lohudfood team — that is, Megan and I — have started a podcast. We started it out in the office, but we found out quickly that the show is much more interesting if we record it at a local […]

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lohudfood Crawl in Harrison

A super cool event for lohudfood this evening: the lohudfood Crawl. We partnered with four local restaurants, all within walking distance from one another in Harrison. We planned out a four-course meal, and invited guests to be part of our […]

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Maura’s Kitchen in Nyack

We love Maura’s Kitchen, the Peruvian restaurant in Nyack. We hadn’t been in quite a while, either. It was good to be back. A passionfruit margarita: The obligatory pisco sour: This is the first time we’d tried the salmon causa […]

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Fuku Chicken Sandwich

Chicken sandwiches are taking over New York. I wanted to see what the fuss was about. At least at one famous spot. So after Picassso, Bill, Derek and I headed to Fuku, the casual David Chang spot on 56th Street. […]

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Fried Chicken and Champagne

We’ve started a very cool program at lohud.com called Insider. It’s free for subscribers, who just have to activate their membership to turn on all sorts of cool benefits, invitations and discounts. One of these was a Fried Chicken and […]