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Stolen!

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A quick summary of me (stealed from ): 33 going on 34. Grew up in North Branford, CT but born in New Haven, CT. Fluent in English, smattering of French, currently studying Homeric Greek. Nearly 100% Italian – father is all Italian, mother is 75%, with some German and Irish. Schooled publicly until college, then […]

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C’est Decadence!

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Who wants to join me for a night of cheese and chocolate? Artisinal says February is fondue month and City bakery says it’s hot chocolate month. I say do both in one night, and DAMN THE CONSTIPATION – the only question is: which night combines the ideal flavors for both, with barely half the month […]

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Food Trends – Winter 2007

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As we approach Winter in the city, my thoughts turn to some of the trends I’ve noticed in food and dining – restaurant openings and closures, what’s “hot” and “not” and so forth. So I’ve decided to start a new quarterly feature highlighting the current gustatory whims of New York, and I’m blatantly stealing a page from WIRED magazine and inventing my own categories: Gold, Old, and Mold.

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Pies n Thighs (Williamsburg)

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If I had to pick my favorite type of American cuisine, it would have to be Southern style food.  I may be a yankee from the North, but I was raised on Italian food, pasta and meat in crazy portions – not the bland and seafood-centric fare of New England – so I don’t think […]

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