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Vegetarian At La Vara

Like many great meals, my dinner at La Vara with my friends from We Heart New York started strong and got even better. The Cobble Hill restaurant is a little different than most Spanish places; they focus on Sephardic (Jewish-Mediterranean) … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Pizzas: Sottocasa vs Brooklyn Central

You know the old saying, you can’t judge a pizza by its cover? No? Well it’s true. Look at that beautiful pie above, the margherita from Sottocasa. And yet it was strangely flat tasting; the sauce a little to sweet, … Continue reading

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Hunter’s

Just before leaving for Taiwan a few weeks ago I met up with Donny, Matt, Phaedra, and Steph for dinner at Hunter’s. I had never even heard of the place, but Donny and Steph both had good things to say … Continue reading

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Baguette From Bien Cuit

I wasn’t particularly impressed with either the roasted zucchini sandwich or the par-almond danish I had from Bien Cuit, the new, much lauded bakery on Smith Street. The baguette, though, was a thing of beauty. Note the elegantly tapered point, … Continue reading

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