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NYC: 5 Things to Try at Maharlika

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Maharlika

It’s hard to find Filipino food, let alone good Filipino food.  Maharlika means “Royalty” in Tagalog, and this cozy little spot in the East Village is homey and modern at once, far nicer than any Filipino restaurant I’ve ever been to. I am greeted with the sound of...
NYC: 5 Things to Brunch at The Smith

NYC: 5 Things to Brunch at The Smith

I love when a mimosa is automatically handed to me when I sit down.  Every brunch should start like this.  It’s perhaps why the line wraps around the block at The Smith, even on the dreariest of New York City days. Inside, the air is warm and dry, and the energy is...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at Sophie’s Cuban

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Sophie’s Cuban

Get pumped. There’s a new lunch option which promises to be fresh, tasty and still leave you plenty of time to stalk OKCupid.  New York-based Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine opened last week in the former Cafe Asia space and is already winning fans with its authentic,...
NYC: Our Latest Food Addictions

NYC: Our Latest Food Addictions

I go in cycles of food obsessions. They’re like cravings, only they go on for weeks at a time, are very specific, and sometimes indecent. I had a flaming affair with the spicy fried chicken at K Town Chicken & Hof. For almost two months, I dragged my friends there...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at K-Town Chicken & Hof

NYC: 5 Things to Try at K-Town Chicken & Hof

K-town Chicken & Hof and I saw each other for what was a passionate affair broken up by my need to lose weight in preparation for a visit home to Mom’s. After agonizing weeks and months of separation, I was once again able to visit! I was struck with a...
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