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Noma Two Ways

Paleo Retiree writes: I recently watched and enjoyed “Noma: My Perfect Storm,” Pierre Deschamp’s documentary about René Redzepi, the brilliant chef behind Noma, an avant-garde Copenhagen restaurant that’s often been called the best restaurant in the world. Inspired and curious, … Continue reading

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Food-and-Eating Smackdown: Bobby Flay’s Gato vs. Madison Square Eats

Paleo Retiree writes: In one corner: Gato, located in NYC’s NoHo, and the latest creation of celebrity chef Bobby Flay. The Question Lady and I have been eating Flay’s food since the days of his pre-Food Network restaurant Miracle Grill. We … Continue reading

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The Last Honest Meal

Eddie Pensier writes: If you’re the type of diner who judges restaurants by hygiene and cleanliness, this sign in the window of Dinastia China might give you pause. That is, of course, the New York City Health Department Sanitation Inspection … Continue reading

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Three Waffles In Three Days

Eddie Pensier writes: (with apologies to Neil Finn) Three waffles in three days So indulgent, breakfast, dinner, either works well Sweet above and crisp below Syrup dribbles in the pockets sitting on my plate, Even if it’s getting cold Gorgeous … Continue reading

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Trattoria Machiavelli

Eddie Pensier writes: On my just-concluded trip to New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, I indulged myself in food and drink on a truly Lucullan scale. One restaurant we visited, Machiavelli on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, was the destination … Continue reading

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Jeepney Redux

Paleo Retiree writes: Back here I raved about Jeepney, a funky-chic Filipino restaurant in NYC’s East Village. Fun to see that Vice magazine has also discovered the pleasures of Jeepney: I’m patting myself on the back for having visited several … Continue reading

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Cocktail Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Filipino food is something that’s having a moment in downtown NYC, so — trend-chasers that we are — The Question Lady and I have been checking it out. Thumbs up so far. Filipino food is related to … Continue reading

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