Posts Tagged ‘Dining’

Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVI

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

PatriciaVoulgaris_WickedWillys1 If You Are Rooting for the Patriots Rivieria Cafe 225 W. 4th St (at 7th Ave.), rivieracafeny.com. Not everyone who likes football likes the Giants, even though they probably should. For Boston expats or simply those who love Tom Brady, root for the Patriots at the city’s original Beantown sports bar, with 16 HD TVs, [&hellip
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The Greatest Meal Ever

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Memories, plus serious flavor, create unforgettable experience By Josh Perilo In a recent issue of Saveur magazine, the cover story posed the question “what was the greatest meal you ever had” to 25 notable writers and personalities. When I read that query, I immediately started scanning through the volumes of my own amazing food memories, [&hellip
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Knowing Your Bitters

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Too strong on its own, this unique ingredient adds a bite to drinks By Josh Perilo Joe, one of the bar regulars, looked up after taking the first sip of his drink. He smiled from ear to ear. “This is fantastic!” he cried. “What’s different?” “New brand.” “Well whatever it is, don’t change it back!”
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Eastern Deli with Western Accents

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By Nancy J. Brandwein Their web site declares Zaiya a “one stop shop for all Japanese delicacies,” all “handmade,” to boot. Whether you crave innovative bakery items—tuna and corn baked on what looks like a Danish, or a French sandwich with cod roe, homemade mayonnaise and butter—or more standard Japanese fare, such as sushi, onigiri, [&hellip
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Pizza for Grownups

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By Nancy J. Brandwein “I’m in Park Slope,” my son said when I called to assess his after-school whereabouts. “What are you doing there?” “Hanging.” “What are you eating?” “A slice.”
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Portfolio Tastings: White Burgundy

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By Josh Perilo For the last couple of weeks I’ve been recounting my findings from the annual New York wine and liquor distributor portfolio tastings. “What are these portfolio tastings?” I hear those of you out there who haven’t read my last two installments asking. In a nutshell, the distributors that sell wine to liquor [&hellip
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Portfolio Tastings: Malbec Malbec Everywhere

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By Josh Perilo Bordeaux grape is carving out own niche in marketplace Continuing the theme from my last column, I will feature a “category” of wine this week that I thought shone brightly during this year’s massive portfolio tastings. For those who may not have read the previous column, the portfolio tastings are annual (or, [&hellip
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