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Restaurant Review: Snowday in Brooklyn

One of my favorite Williamsburg restaurants, Sunday in Brooklyn, is hosting a pop-up bar within the restaurant called Snowday in Brooklyn. Snuggled in the back bar of the restaurant is this innovative space that would make any hygge snow bunny lover swoon! Each of the menus are adorable little books filled with themed craft cocktails.… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Snowday in Brooklyn

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Restaurant Review: Cheeseboat BK

Nestled in the heart of bustling Williamsburg is Cheeseboat, an authentic Georgian (the country, not the state) restaurant, offering some of Brooklyn’s cheesiest crab-loaded dishes. The female-lead restaurant is a cozy space with delicious food. We started with the Vegetarian Cuatro Dip, four different dips served with bread. Out of the smoky eggplant spread, beet & herb… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Cheeseboat BK

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Cherry Blossoms and Culinary Adventures in DC

This past spring, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. as the Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom on the National Mall. These beautiful trees were a gift to the US from Japan in 1912. When the trees bloom in the spring, it is a spectacular sight to behold. It was a beautiful… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms and Culinary Adventures in DC

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Restaurant Review: Momo Sushi Shack

Momo Sushi Shack in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick has long been on my list of new restaurants to try. I was very excited when I finally got a taste! First things first, we ordered the Heritage Pork buns, soft buns stuffed with delicious pork belly. Next up, Gyoza! The picture doesn’t do it justice,… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Momo Sushi Shack

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Restaurant Review: Boxcar Betty’s

In West Ashley, just outside of historic downtown Charleston, you can find the delicious purveyor of chicken sandwiches, Boxcar Betty’s. Rivaling the chicken sandwiches of even David Chang’s Fuku in Manhattan, Boxcar Betty’s makes their sandwiches with only the highest quality chicken and locally sourced ingredients. The look is ultra-retro and down-to-earth. The counter service… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Boxcar Betty’s

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Restaurant Review: Nix

For the fabulous Sarah’s birthday, we indulged by going to dinner at the vegetarian restaurant Nix. And even without any meat, it was seriously rich and indulgent! I started out the meal with a surprisingly savory cocktail. I tried the Baja, which is mango, paprika, tequila, and lime. It tasted like a margarita with a nice… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Nix

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Adventures in New York: Chinese Dry Pot

As a fan of hot pot, I knew I had to try Chinese dry pot! The new East Village/Alphabet City restaurant Mala Project serves just that. But what exactly is dry pot? A Sichuanese specialty, this dish is like hot pot but served dry sans soup.  Dinners select 4-10 different ingredients from meat to veggies to… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Chinese Dry Pot