From the monthly archives:

November 2012

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La Esquina Brasserie NYC

November 19, 2012

Ever since I first visited New York in the summer, I’ve been wanting to check out La Esquina. Friends of mine make sure to dine there every time they’re in the city, and they have great taste when it comes to finding restaurants, delicious food, and vibrant and fun atmospheres. To get a reservation on [...]

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Exchange Alley NYC

November 9, 2012

Earlier this year in August, Exchange Alley opened up in the East Village neighbourhood of Manhattan on a beautiful tree-lined 9th Street between 1st Ave and Avenue A.  I’d heard about this restaurant from someone that I was supposed to rent an apartment for my 5 week stay in NYC (it never worked out in the [...]

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Añejo NYC Hurricane Sandy Relief Dinner with Top Chef Hosts

November 6, 2012

Last night, Top Chef alumni held a Hurricane Sandy Relief Dinner at Angelo Sosa’s restaurant, Añejo Tequileria, in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Joining Sosa were former contestants Jennifer Carroll (Season 6), Kevin Sbraga (Season 7 winner, and owner of SBRAGA Restaurant), and Dale Talde (Season 4).  All proceeds from the $100 four-course tasting menu with cocktail [...]

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Macaron Parlour Patisserie NYC

November 1, 2012

After hitting up Thierry Patisserie in Vancouver before leaving for NYC earlier this month, I realized how much I absolutely love macarons. So, when I passed Macaron Parlour Patisserie while walking down St. Mark’s Place last week, I had an immediate craving and knew I had to satisfy it as soon as possible. Macaron Parlour [...]

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