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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…

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Ippudo NYC – Where the Bao Love Affair Began

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

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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-stroke-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…

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Baohaus NYC – Getting High On Asian Food!

Baohaus is an intimate little bao peddler in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, owned by restauranteur, author and TV…

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Hard Rock Hotel – what the ravers eat

There is a reason why I have stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel twice already, it’s simple, I like it. There are…