Category Archive: Great stuff to Eat in NYC

Jan 05

Shack in the Back – Lobster Place – Chelsea Market – Oyster Po Bo

Oyster Po Bo

Oyster Po’ Boy $10.95 Crispy fried oysters, house-made slaw & spicy remoulade, on ciabatta So Understated, So Hard to Miss!  Dear Heavens! if you swear you can not find a great Po Boy outside of New Orleans think again. Not the same but heaven in a bun!  

Jan 02

French Onion Soup Dumplings – Originally for The Stanton Social in NYC


Over a year ago, friends treated me to a dinner at Stanton Social in NYC, All the food is excellent but the true miracle that landed on our table was French Onion Dumplings. Top with layers of cheese the dumplings contain a concentrate mouthful of heaven. This recipe is not perfect but it is a …

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Apr 01

Is a Chicken ever worth 80 bucks?


It was time for a Lady Chow Chow adventure- The Holidays are over! The Christmas Tree had been dragged to the curb leaving most of the needles in the house. That is always a happy moment.  The window lights were stashed in the attic. The real indicator  that the season  was past was that the Xmas cookies …

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Feb 08

DeeDee’s Famous Shrimp and Pasta


DeeDee, not his real name, is one of the sweetest human beings on the face of the earth. He also has great fun in front of the camera. Guess it is obvious! This is a great recipe for company. Quick and Easy with a big wow factor. Shrimp Scampi over Pasta     1 ½ …

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Jan 29

Paisano’s Restaurant – Rutherford, NJ


Paisano’s Restaurant 132 Park Avenue, Rutherford, NJ Phone: 201-935-5755 This is my favorite Italian restaurant anywhere and that says a lot when you live in the NY/NJ area!  The restaurant decor is interesting and tasteful and each of the several rooms has its own unique style (plus there is a lovely outdoor garden for the warmer …

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Jan 22

A recipe to Jazz up January – a recipe from the New Hot Restaurant Nomad

Fell in love with this dish this past weekend when visiting the new restaurant, Nomad in NYC, the Nomad.  Grapes and Cauliflower work well together . This dish is fresh, healthy and a hit at a dinner party. Great thing – you can make it the day ahead. Roasted cauliflower, grape and cheddar salad A dish …

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Feb 02

Levain Bakery – the best cookie ever?

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Written by Caitriona Fiero or Blondie – reporter from Brooklyn: Levain Bakery, located at 74th St and Amsterdam Ave in Manhattan, is not so easy to locate. If you’re not paying attention, you’ll walk right by it (we did). But there’s no question, it’s worth the hunt. Found in the basement level of a …

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Jan 29

Amazing Cupcakes from NJ

Chiffon Cupcake

Written By David Grassetti – Foodie from NJ: Cupcakes from The Stuffed Cupcake: This charming cupcake cafe, located in the town center of Nutley, NJ, about 12 miles west of Manhattan, is a nice place to sit for a spell and enjoy coffee or tea and a fabulous cupcake. The interior is clean and spacious (perhaps …

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