Category Archives: Quick Bites

California Dreamin’

I’m escaping NYC for awhile and spending some time in sunny California — updates when I get back! In the meantime, take a look at some recent quick bites around the city:     Advertisements

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Slam Dunk for Podunk

This is the real deal. It’s not well-known, like the Russian Tea Room, lauded for its butter-squirting chicken and presumably the tea, but it’s light years better. This is why you need to seek out locals when visiting someplace new; … Continue reading

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Winter Looks Brighter with 28 Days of Hot Chocolate

It’s hot chocolate month at City Bakery! Yes, hot chocolate month. Sometimes I love this city so much. This was the chili pepper variety, which I worried would be overwhelmingly spicy, but it was just perfect: velvety smooth, rich and … Continue reading

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Quickbites: Impromptu NYC Snacks

Here’s a roundup of little bites I’ve had around town lately, four hits and one miss: This brisket slider kicked the last of a champagne headache to the curb after my birthday. The soft pretzels with hot mustard are pretty … Continue reading

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Cronuts and Craziness

New Yorkers know no limits when it comes to standing in line for something they covet, whether it’s queueing up at 7 a.m. to wait for hours in hopes of scoring Jimmy Fallon tickets (this is only the first hurdle, … Continue reading

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Quick bites: The Pros and Cons of La Bergamote

La Bergamote is a French patisserie and bistro, with locations in the neighborhoods of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen. We went to the Hell’s Kitchen one, located near the theater district, where we saw an off-broadway play. Pro: The French onion … Continue reading

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Culture and Cuisine Melting Pot: Tapas at the K2 Rubin Museum

The K2 Rubin Museum at night is either an über cool or eclectic — bordering on weird — concept. I can’t think of anywhere else where swanky cocktail hour and tapas is bookended by the option of gazing at art, … Continue reading

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