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The New Liquid Diet

03.26.11 by  

The New Liquid Diet

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If I read one more article — affixed next to an airbrushed image of a wholesome model with a toothy smile on a treadmill — telling me this is the year for a new me I swear I’m going to vomit. With January long past and the guilt of breaking our New Year’s resolutions

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Supper Club

03.23.11 by  

Supper Club

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They say the recession instigated the supper club craze in London. Well, whatever the reason may be, I for one am over the moon for this latest trend in dining and I hope it’s here to stay.
The joys of eating out are in tasting those dishes only a star chef can perfect, yet

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Cocktails + Edamame Remix

01.12.11 by  

Cocktails + Edamame Remix

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I love to eat when I drink. Some people can gulp down gallons of liquor without a bite, but I need to nosh and preferably on something that won’t squeeze me out of my party gear. This doesn’t mean I’ll be satisfied with the dinky olive — three if the bartender’s feeling generous —

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Bath Time for Rosa

12.16.10 by  

Bath Time for Rosa

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It’s Bath Time, but before you get too invested in the topic, let me clarify: It’s Bath, England, Time. If you’ve got an afternoon to dabble in meat pies and brew, here’s a map that cuts you through the tourist B.S. and straight to the reason you’re really there: food and drink.
First, a

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Meat + Pie = The Happiest Hour Ever

12.01.10 by  

Meat + Pie = The Happiest Hour Ever

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The V.I.PIE Treatment
Americans have their sweet dessert pies down, but the Brits sure know how to churn out the savory sort. Infamous for their shepherd’s pie, our neighbors across the pond love to dig into steamy, meat-stuffed dough rounds, no matter what time of day. Pies for breakfast? Sure, why not? For

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Haute Korean

09.29.10 by  

Haute Korean

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Is it because I’m Korean or is the cooking in Seoul so superior that when I visit the motherland I can’t help but inhale meals like I’m never going to see food again? I make sure to chow down at least four times a day, dismissing two servings of dduk bok gi (spicy rice

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Hole in the Wall for Two

09.15.10 by  

Hole in the Wall for Two

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It’s 8 p.m. in the city and I need a dinner res for two at, well, right about now … or do I?
Sure, The Lion may have something available last minute and Hotel Griffou offers a reliable burger. But today I’m not feeling the need to pay an exorbitant sum for one

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The Ume Remedy

09.02.10 by  

The Ume Remedy

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Everyone and their mother preach the axiom, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” I’ve never tested the validity of this panacea because when it comes to food, I prefer a good variety. I love apples, but I’m not obsessed enough to eat one everyday or even on a regular basis for that

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