New New Yorkers, from the Very Old Country

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A new Georgian restaurant wants to bring a taste of the home country to NYC By Adam Janos “Not to burn the kebab, not to burn the stick,” Beka Peradze, co-owner of new restaurant Oda House (76 Avenue B), explains. It’s an old idiom from his native land, the Republic of Georgia, a nation of [&hellip
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The Best Iced Espresso I’ve Ever Had

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A new coffee shop in the East Village is finally getting coffee right By Elian Zach As the summer approaches, my coffee consumption habits usually shift from hot and comforting to cold and refreshing. Since both my lactose intolerance and passion for prancing around in skimpy clothing won’t facilitate devilishly creamy/sugary/swirly drinks, I usually settle [&hellip
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As Katz’s Turns 125, Professional Eaters Binge

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Dining 1 Meat lovers competed for pastrami eating championship By Adam Janos It was 86 degrees and humid, and the competitors stood, stone-faced, at the sun-drenched dais. Five gladiators, their arms locked military-style behind their backs, waited as the announcer counted down from ten, the throngs of onlookers pushing at one another, trying to catch a glimpse [&hellip
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From España with a Twist

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Modern Spanish cuisine is invading local restaurants By Wanda Mann Two dynamic Michelin-starred chefs are shaking up any preconceived notions New Yorkers may have about Spanish cuisine by showcasing a new modern approach to traditional fare. Chef Manuel Berganza and Chef Dani Garcia are both relative newcomers to the New York restaurant scene, but they [&hellip
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A Fun Brunch With My Mom, On The DL

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Dinner on Ludlow extends their menu to brunch, with a nightclub vibe By Helaina Hovitz Unfortunately for my mother, the dancing queen of her day, my dad is not a dancer. And, just her luck, dancing was not yet on the menu when we had brunch at Dinner on Ludlow (95 Delancey Street). The popular [&hellip
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Goals for Life Gala

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Upper East Side chefs raise money for Brazilian children’s illness research institute By Helaina Hovitz Two of the Upper East Side’s most prominent chefs also happen to be among the most world renowned, and they were the MVPs the Goals for Life Gala, which took place on Wednesday, May 8th. Along with four other chefs, [&hellip
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Shaking Up an Old Favorite: The Bloody Mary

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Downtown restaurants are trying new variations on the traditional Bloody Mary just in time for spring brunch season For this Mother’s Day, or even for that perfect spring Sunday afternoon, it’s the perfect time to celebrate with brunch. One of the best parts of brunch is that delicious Bloody Mary. But not all spicy tomato [&hellip
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Capital Grille Brings Charity and Class to the Steakhouse Scene

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3 NYC Locations: 
155 E 42nd Street - (212) 953-2000
120 W 51st Street - (212) 246-0154
120 Broadway - (212) 374-1811
Serving lunch and dinner. The steak joint offers a special wine to fight hunger By Helaina Hovitz My dad always liked to feel special at a steakhouse. He had the (perhaps slightly unrealistic) expectation that everyone would begin to fuss as soon as we arrived, shouting, “Oh, my god, they’re here!” To be fair, I think that anyone dropping [&hellip
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