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February 16, 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Bánh Mì Saigon’s Pork Bánh Mì

Here, Gary talks about the bánh mì he just can’t get enough of.

Bánh Mì Saigon wasn’t always my favorite New York City bánh mì, mainly because I’d never had it. For years, I’d been more than content with those from Paris Sandwich – after all, they really did have the best baguette and a good filling to bread ratio. Also, the total bánh mì package was pretty darned tasty. But I’d heard from enough reliable sources (i.e. fellow food enthusiasts) that Bánh Mì Saigon’s sandwiches were ones to be reckoned with so I just had to get me some of that. […]

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January 5, 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Classic Shake Shack Meal: A Burger and Fries

Here, Gary talks about one meal that’s become ol’ reliable – a burger and fries from Shake Shack.

From the moment I ate my first burger at Shake Shack, no burger in its classification – classic American fast food style and size – has come close to overtaking the throne. The burger that once held that distinction for me was the one at In-N-Out but this past summer’s trip to their San Francisco location just demonstrated how poorly their burger holds up to that of the Shack’s. […]

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April 28, 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Amy’s Pink Cake

Here, Kate pens a love letter to a very pretty, very tasty cake.

Dear Amy’s Bakery Pink Cake,

Quite simply, you are beautiful. In every single way that a cake can be beautiful, you are. […]

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April 14, 2010 ~ 3 Comments

(Roasted) Kale

Here, Kate talks about how much she loves kale.

I know, I know, kale is all the rage now. I’ve been digging it for (like two) years now. Quietly. Without fanfare. Just me and my love of kale. And then just this past month, my favorite food (porn) blog smitten kitchen (I love you Deb), writes a post on kale “chips.” Now it seems to be on restaurant menus all over the city and on blogs all over the internet. […]

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April 9, 2010 ~ 1 Comment

After Work Treat: ‘SNice

Here, Kate talks about how she indulges in a post-work treat.

I work on Sundays. When I am absolutely certain everyone else is off watching movies, frolicking in the park, having one last weekend beer, or whatever it is that I happen to wish I were doing at that moment, I am prepping to teach a yoga class. […]

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