Posts Tagged ‘Snack Attack’

Barrio Chic

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When I walked past El Museo del Barrio, I was wowed by the formerly gritty museum’s new bold yellow Plexiglass façade and, once inside, by the bright, airy modern café, with its huge arched windows overlooking the Central Park Conservatory garden. Part of El Museo’s $35 million renovation, El Café is catered by Great Performances, [&hellip
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Bringing Home the Booty

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Would you eat something called a “Cheese Rock,” especially if it looks like a rock? I did, but only because it was a bad name for something incredible, otherwise known as pan de yuca. Break open the lumpy roll ($1.75) at this small, charming bakery, and you will find a culinary geode exposing fluffy, buttery, [&hellip
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Move Over, Banh Mi

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The Asian sandwich craze has a new contender in these plump, round little numbers that arrive in waxed paper bags, served on wooden dumpling steamer trays. As with Shake Shack’s burgers, which also come in wax paper, much of the goodness is in the bun, or man tao. These are made of the stark white, [&hellip
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That Old Mamoun’s Magic

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When our Israeli geophysicist friend, Gidon Eshel, provided major guidance for Mark Bittman’s New York Times article on meat consumption*, the esteemed cookbook author offered to take Gidon out to eat “anywhere in New York City.” “Where will you go?” I asked eagerly. “Mamoun’s Falafel,” Gidon said. While I might have aimed a little higher, [&hellip
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