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Hungry in Manhattan: The Prix Fixe Lunch, Part III

It is a fact. I have better taste in food than in clothes. And this is why, the first time we stepped inside CafĂ© Boulud I momentarily considered flight. The graciously appointed dining room brimmed with what author Tom Wolfe, … Continue reading

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Hungry in Manhattan: The Prix Fixe Lunch, Part II

“But doesn’t it feel like you’re in the middle of Grand Central Station?” Well, yes. And no. Perched on the west balcony of Grand Central Terminal is Cipriani Dolci, a tiny jewel in the crown of the famed string of … Continue reading

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Hungry in Manhattan: The Prix Fixe Lunch, Part I

The best-kept dining secret in NYC is really no secret at all – like leaks out of the White House, everyone seems to know the scoop: the best way to enjoy snazzy Manhattan restaurants is to skip the exorbitant dinner … Continue reading

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Table For One: Dining Solo in NYC

Ten days alone in Manhattan! I wasn’t sure whether to rejoice or hire a bodyguard. I mean, I’ve spent enough time in the city to know uptown from downtown (despite my propensity to exit the subway and head the wrong … Continue reading

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Danger: Calories Ahead!

It was really, really cold in New York while we were there. Nothing will make you appreciate Southern California faster than walking down Broadway in 17-degree temperature with the wind in your face. Brrrr! So we spent a lot of … Continue reading

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The Hungry Games: Where to Eat in NYC, Columbus Circle/Lincoln Square edition

I’ve been cutting back the calories these past few weeks, which means I am constantly thinking about food. And as far as I can tell, NYC = food. You can’t go a hundred feet in that city without being tempted, … Continue reading

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