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Food Travel

A Wonderfully Warm, Cozy Dinner at Frenchette, NYC

A lot of you have told me you love hearing about what I do and where I eat when I’m traveling. Today I’m sharing my experience of dining solo at one of the most talked about restaurants in New York City: Frenchette. During a quick visit to New York last week I found myself with […]

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Food Travel

Where to Eat in NYC: Chinatown and Lower East Side

UPDATED: 1/29/19 A lot of people visit New York City and are completely overwhelmed with finding a great place to eat. After all, NYC is a special place in the culinary world and you don’t want to waste a meal by just going to an “ok” restaurant. So many readers and Instagram followers have asked […]

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Food Travel

Best Cheap Eats for Foodies: Times Square + Midtown, NYC

UPDATED: 10/6/2017 For foodies who travel to NYC and find themselves hungry in Midtown Manhattan do not despair! Avoid the tourist traps and terrible food and head to one of these fantastic cheap eats from Times Square restaurants and food kiosks worthy of your decerning palate. As a native New Yorker I used to avoid Times […]

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Life

Why I Left New York City

For the last year or so, whenever I meet someone for the first time there’s inevitably one question that gets asked: “So, why did you leave New York City?” Although there are many different things that went into my decision to move out of NYC, ultimately it boils down to one idea: I needed to […]

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Food

Healthy Asian Fare at Mooncake Foods

In late March I was back in NYC for work. It was strange being a “visitor” in the city I know best. When my mom rang up asking to meet up for an early dinner in SoHo, I took the opportunity to try out a tiny place on Watts Street I’d walked by a billion times […]