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H&H Bagels NYC – Giant Hula Hoops

H&H Bagels started in 1972 when Puerto Rican Helmer Toro and his brother-in-law Hector Hernandez (thus the name “H&H”) bought Midtown…

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Osteria Morini NYC – Michael White’s Little Gem

An “Osteria” is traditionally known to be a drinking hole for folk in rural Italy, often pouring cheap local wine…

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Wildair NYC – That Wine Bar on the Lower East Side

Co-founding chefs, Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske launched Wildair on Orchard Street in the summer of 2015, next door…

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Joe Junior’s – The American Dream

I’m not sure about you, but the immediate item I can think of, if someone asked me – “what food…

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Grand Central Oyster Bar – it’s a living Icon

The Oyster Bar is situated in the lower level of Grand Central Station and for those who want to know, it has…

Posted in Informal Japanese New York Open Kitchen Ramen

Ippudo NYC – Where the Bao Love Affair Began

I first came to Ippudo back in May 2013 (Click here for the original post) and I was seriously impressed…

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Eleven Madison Park NYC – the World’s rated number 1

Reeling back to the memory of Eleven Madison Park, (November 2016), the experience didn’t just deliver dish after dish of compelling…

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Egg Shop NYC – it’s eggscellent!

The Egg Shop launched during 2014, in New York’s Soho district and it’s everything you could ever want in eggs. The restaurants…

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Mission Chinese – NYC – Disruptive Chinese Food?

In 2012 Korean-American Chef/drummer Danny Bowien from Oklahoma City opens Mission Chinese in NYC. He brings Sichuan Chinese food which he discovered…

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Ivan Ramen – The NYC Ramen Guru

Ivan Orkin is a self-confessed Japan nut, having moved to Tokyo shortly after college to live and breath his fascination…