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Early Supper at Boulud Sud

Boulud Sud, Daniel Boulud’s latest restaurant, is devoted to the flavors of the Mediterranean. It’s on the Upper West Side, and so a great place for a pre-theater dinner before a show at Lincoln Center. The rabbit porchetta, below, is […]

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Going Dutch at The Dutch

SCF fans might remember chef Andrew Carmellini from our trip to Locanda Verde a while back and also from this piece of mine on the future of dining in Arrive mag (which was nominated for best magazine feature by the […]

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August on the High Line

Boo and I had a big day of fun in the city, starting with an exhibit of photos by Ai Wei Wei, moving on to a walk on the High Line and ending up with dinner at The Dtuch. Related […]

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Lunch at ABC Kitchen

We adored our lunch at ABC Kitchen. You just feel like you’re dining in New York. Something about it — the local farm-to-table menu, the relaxed but beautiful setting, the here-and-now feeling of the food — just make you feel […]

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So Long, And Thanks for the Costumes

We walked home from Sakagura down Third Avenue, enjoying some Halloween costumes along the way. Good night, Manhattan! Thanks for the fun. Related posts: A Nightcap at the Hilton Bar Rose Blind Tasting: Which Long Island Wine Will We Choose? […]

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Supper at Sakagura

For our final dinner during our city weekend, we decided to stay close to home. (Hmm. Could it have been the late-night drinks at Mayahuel that had something to do with this?) We went to a hidden gem of a […]

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Cocktails at The Lambs Club

After taking in the matinee performance of The Scottsboro Boys, we headed over to the swanky new — but very old looking — Lambs Club. It’s like the Art Deco lounge of your dreams. You’re living in a 1930s movie. […]

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Delicious Pizza at Motorino

What would a weekend in New York be without trying some fancy, artisanal, Neapolitan-style pizza? Nothing. The answer would be nothing. So we found ourselves at Motorino.  The weekend is saved. We are happy. Related posts: Iron Pizza Chef: Pizza […]

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Recette in the West Village

Recette is a charming little corner bistro in the West Village where the artful presentation of the food belies the simple, comfortable space. The chef, Jesse Schenker, is talented indeed. Here, the Berkshire Pork Belly, Rock Shrimp, Turnips, Romesco, Sherry […]

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Pre-Theater Supper at Chez Napoleon

We’re always looking for new places to try before the theater, so when a new-old spot popped up on the Sifty Fifty — a list of New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton’s favorite New York City restaurants at the […]

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Killer Fried Chicken at The Redhead

I’m working on a story about trend of Southern food sweeping the North. If it means I can get fried chicken like this at The Redhead in the East Village, I’m all for it. Continue sweeping, South! Related posts: Fried […]

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Pre-Theater Supper: Nizza

Before seeing “American Idiot,” Greg and I went to Mary’s favorite pre-theater spot, Nizza. For pizza. Related posts: Saturday Supper: Korean Lettuce Wraps with Boo and Irene Supper at Cafe Barcel Welcome to the New Sour Cherry Farm Sunday Supper […]

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Lunch at Anthos

Mom and I had a girls’ day in the city: lunch and a show. For lunch, we went to Anthos, the fancy Greek restaurant in midtown. They have a crazy-good deal for lunch: $28 for a three-course prix fixe. Plus, […]

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Ultimate Tapas Run: El Faro in the MePa

El Faro has been around a very long time. Since 1927, according to the sign out front. Yeah. We’re talking old school.  There’s a worn wooden bar, a drop ceiling and a terrazzo cement floor that’s so worn down that the step […]