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The Capital of the United States of America

The Capital of the United States of America

It was kind of hard for me not to hum the intro to House of Cards during my visit. It is kind of the best part of the show. The Capital building peeks out. The White House.  Whoopie. Washington’s phallic monument The National Mall, Lincoln’s Memorial […]

Bar Verde {More Matthew Kenney}

Bar Verde {More Matthew Kenney}

These nachos from Matthew Kenney’s new Latin place Bar Verde are spectacular: Butternut Queso. Black Beans. Pico De Gallo. Cashew Crema. Guacamole. Jalapeno. Radish. But we were underwhelmed by our other choices. But more so because the noise level of the space, the abrupt and […]

Taco Tuesday at Los Veganos Hermanos

Taco Tuesday at Los Veganos Hermanos

On Tuesdays there are all-vegan tacos from Los Veganos Hermanos at Good Co. Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  After we watched los veganos make the tortilla from scratch and sipped on some cocktails, I ate one of each of their tacos. From left to right, Mushroom “Carnitas” Taco with […]

Taco Magic at Black Flamingo

Taco Magic at Black Flamingo

First, a quick appetizer before my dinner date: Clementine Bakery in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. My last (and only) visit was when they had recently opened their doors. They’ve grown up well! Now: dinner. In the great expanse of New York City, sometimes an eatery can exist without showing […]

El Rey on the LES

El Rey on the LES

After spying El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette‘s yum on a friend’s Instagram, I texted my food compatriot CandyPenny immediately. A menu like this does not turn into a back burner bookmark. So a semi-spontaneous afterwork trip to Manhattan’s Lower East Side trumped the age-appropriate desire to head home […]