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Tweet A restaurant doesn’t have to be fancy or expensive to offer a great meal. In fact, these days, with a small baby, going out some place fancy will be few and far between. A place like Spiegel, nestled in … finish reading Spiegel

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Masq Restaurant and Lounge

Tweet Since March, upper east siders have had access to Masq, a new New Orleans style restaurant that has the look and feel of a place down south in Louisiana.  I had the chance to try out some of their … finish reading Masq Restaurant and Lounge

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Incognito Bistro – Where Italian Meets Scottish

Tweet During a recent dinner at Incognito Bistro, I learned that there is a large population of Italians living in Scotland — this was news to me. I had the privilege of trying a number of dishes from chef and … finish reading Incognito Bistro – Where Italian Meets Scottish

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Giano Restaurant and Wine Bar

Tweet I recently attended a dinner at Giano and was able to try a number of their classic dishes. Located in Alphabet City (or the East Village, however you want to refer to it), Giano boasts an indoor seating area … finish reading Giano Restaurant and Wine Bar

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The MasalaWala

Tweet All across New York City are Indian restaurants. Some of these explore the very high end of the spectrum like Tamarind and Junoon, and others could best be described as lower end, casual dining establishments with the same dishes … finish reading The MasalaWala

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Abbottega – A Roman Gem

Tweet I was kindly invited to try out Abbottega’s new menu, which includes a number of small plates which can be had for $11, or three for $25. Perfect for sharing over a bottle of wine for happy hour, or … finish reading Abbottega – A Roman Gem

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St. John Bar and Restaurant

Tweet Nose to tail. That’s what Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver were trying to serve when they opened St. John in October 1994. When I last lived in London, back in 2006-7, I had little interest in trying bone marrow or … finish reading St. John Bar and Restaurant

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