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Favorite Food + Finds at Denver Flea (Fetch Market)

Last weekend I hit up the Denver Flea (now known as Fetch Market) in City Park. Spent a couple of hours walking up and down all the rows, checking out all of the booths while my husband did not — he comfortably sat in the shade underneath a tree. It awesome to be able to check […]

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Awesome Inventive Bagel Breakfast at Hi*Rise Bakery

UPDATED 12/22/2018: Sadly Hi*Rise Bakery is now closed. One of the things I miss about NYC is the corner bodega with a hot grill. The Quick Stop Deli on Bedford Street used to be my spot for a dirt-cheap classic egg ‘n’ cheese on a roll on a weekend morning. (Only thing I hated was […]

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The Mercantile Wows with Simplicity

Making dinner reservations was never really my thing when I lived in New York City. The idea of trying to figure out what I would feel like eating several days in advance seemed pretty unreasonable.  What if thought I wanted vegan comfort food next Friday, but when that day came around, I actually felt like eating soup dumplings in Chinatown?!?! […]

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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 […]

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Fantastic No-Frills Japanese Food at Sakura House

UPDATED 12/22/2019: Added details of Paikou Ramen and new photos UPDATED 2/12/2018: Adjusted Best Ramen in Denver ranking I’m a firm believer that everyone needs a neighborhood joint that they can rely on for a solid, affordable weekday dinner. As soon as I stepped into Sakura House, I felt my search was over. Location and Decor Located in […]