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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 […]

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Recreating Nitehawk Cinema Queso

Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn will always have a special place in my heart. It’s one of the coolest indie movie theaters in New York City featuring a cool vintage vibe for interior (think studded leather banquets at the bar downstairs plus a wall case filled with VHS tapes of classic cult movies), but it’s also one of the only […]

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Brunch at Wooden Spoon Cafe and Bakery

Ever since reading Anthony Bourdain’s food industry tell-all, Kitchen Confidential, it’s difficult to eat brunch without feeling like you’re getting ripped off or having a sub-par dining experience. It’s with that in mind that I normally reserve my weekend morning-ish meals to making something at home.  However, this weekend Stanton and I were looking to kill some time […]

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Vegetarian Burgers + Beers at Royal

UPDATED 12/31/2019: Royal Burger is now closed. Last Sunday we hopped on our bikes and did some neighborhood exploration, riding northwest to Berkeley. I’d read that Tennyson Street was a popular destination for Denver foodies, housing a number of primo restaurants and eateries (a few that caught my eye — the upscale Greek diner Axios Estiatorio and the biscuit/bar/pizza joint […]