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Timna

Eating Out, Food

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While I love (and I mean LOVE) my French toast, waffles, and pancakes (as you could probably tell from my previous post), every so often I have a hankering for more diverse brunch options.ย  On such an occasion, I decided to give Timna in the East Village a try.ย  A chic and sleek Mediterranean restaurant, Timna offers a generous brunch menu that will satisfy even the hungriest brunchgoer. Continue Reading

Maison Pickle

Eating Out, Food

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Once in a while, I’m in the mood for a lighter brunch option. This is not one of those times :).ย  Today, I’m here to share my enthusiasm for strictly traditional brunch fare – none other than the chicken & French Toast stack at Maison Pickle ๐Ÿ™‚

As you can see from the above, the chicken & French Toast stack is not for the faint of heart.ย  I prepped both mentally and appetite-wise for this very dining experience.ย  My preparations paid off, as I was treated to a generous (to say the least! ha!) portion of fluffy yet denseย Challah French Toast topped with flavorful buttermilk fried chicken, nitrate-free bacon, maple butter, and syrup.

Meanwhile the diner next to me ordered a half grapefruit. She’s missing out!

If you’re looking for a light meal of fruit and Greek yogurt (and don’t get me wrong, there’s definitely a time for that – or so I’m told), Maison Pickle is not your place. However, if you’re ready to tackle the Everest that is their Fried Chicken – n- Toast, you can’t find go wrong. Let me know what you think!

Bi-Rite Creamery

Eating Out, Food, Travel

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During a recent visit to the Bay area (hey SF peeps!!), I had the pleasure of visiting Bi-Rite Creamery.ย  Bi-Rite makes their own ice cream, soft serve and bakery goods and features both traditional and unique (and delish!) flavors.ย  Bi-Rite aims for its ice cream flavors to have five ingredients or less – the result of which is pure, simple but intense flavor.ย  The line was out the door when I visited, and I soon found out why! Continue Reading

EMP Summer House

Eating Out, Food

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Last weekend, I had the opportunity to visit EMP Summer House in East Hampton.ย  EMP is the more casual summer pop-up of Eleven Madison Park, with a relaxed atmosphere and seasonally inspired menu.ย  This is the second year of EMP Summer House – I visited last year as well and was curious to see how year two compared!

The complimentary transportation to and from was a nice touch: Continue Reading

Seamore’s

Eating Out, Food

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I’ve been obsessed with Seamore’s lately – a casual seafood restaurant with locations throughout NYC (and they just opened a new location right near my workplace – woohoo!).ย  With a simple menu featuring favorites like guac, lobster mac and cheese (yum – this is SO GOOD), and fish tacos, there’s something for everyone.ย  During my last visit, I had such a difficult time choosing what to order, but finally decided on the summer gazpacho and the blackened shrimp tacos.ย  I was not disappointed. Continue Reading