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The beloved Greenwich Village institution for 100 years,

the new CAFFE DANTE is open to open its doors on

Macdougal Street in New York’s Greenwich Village where it  369 more words

Caffe Dante

Dining at a Classic: JG Melon

Ah the question of the hamburger.  Does one order cheese or onions or bacon or even a fried egg?  Can I (or should I) put ketchup on it?   616 more words

Healthy Me

Payard ressurected

Upper East Side was sorry to bid farewell to Payard, the classic French gem on Lex between 73rd and 74th. So when it resurrected in ultra modern and cool FP Patisserie, it felt as if life was good again. 133 more words

Luxe Staple Food

Grillin it with Chef Jeremy Spector

As per usual, if I’m able to, I like to try and ask the head chef what her/his favorite burger is and in lieu of my last post, after having Chef Spector’s steakhouse burger, I definitely had to ask him. 193 more words


St. Paddy's Day 1984

It’s Shamrock Day. This morning as my son, Andrew, lay recouping on the sofa from his bout with the flu and I’m in the kitchen whipping up strawberry-banana bread, we bantered about the subject of St. 447 more words

Simply Blogging

September 18 - National Cheeseburger Day

Oh man, I am celebrating the fuck out of this national food holiday! There are some holidays that, based on logistics or personal taste, I just can’t or won’t celebrate: I can’t always get my hands on a spiral ham on a day’s notice, and eating asparagus just isn’t my thing. 2,338 more words

Best Cheeseburger in NYC

Brave statement here and I will say it with pride,  JG Melon is by far the best cheeseburger in NYC!  No fancy gimmicks, no premium blends, just straight up perfection. 298 more words