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The Meatball Shop is one of those staple restaurants you go to when you have no time to mess around and experiment with new places. When you just want good food and a good atmosphere you're almost never disappointed at TMS. Co-Owners Daniel Holzman and...

It's pretty easy to find a cute, quaint, coffee shop in NYC as you can probably spot one on every corner. However, I would say it's a skill to be able to find the PERFECT coffee shop. It's typical that a place with amazing coffee...

What better way to bring friends together then outdoor eating festivities? The makers of Madison Squares eats and the Union Square Holiday Market are at it again and this time with Broadway Bites. UrbanspaceNYC is a company that has helped create unique food markets across...

This past weekend, NYC was able to enjoy a beautiful 70 degree Saturday (yes, in the middle of October). The streets were bustling with people dressed in shorts and tees. Although it felt a bit odd wearing a sleeveless shirt and no coat in the...

Being in the midst of the fall season, I've had an urge to cook with pumpkin. I recently visited a local dinner where a friend and I had a decadent blueberry stuffed french toast which was filled with a mixture of sweet blueberries and mascarpone....

The streets of the LES were overflowing yesterday with everyone from foodies to tourists to locals. The sidewalks were lined with green tents, white tents, wooden stands and all were filled with pickles and pickled concoctions. To help celebrate the history of local pickle vendors,...

Fall brings on a ton of great things, including Cider Week in NY. Over the past week there have been events everyday involving Cider. Yesterday I decided to check out the Cider Week take over at Smorgasburg. If you have not heard of Smorgasburg, it...

Macaroni & cheese has evolved immensely since my childhood days of stovetop Kraft. Each year I find myself discovering a new flavor pairing and style of macaroni & cheese. With places like S'MAC, Mac Bar, and Cafeteria offering fun inspiring mac and cheese dishes (think mac...

The weather in NY has been like a seesaw, one day it's hot and the next it's freezing. When you're still wearing dresses midway through October it's hard to really get into that fall spirit. The other day the air was starting to feel a...

Easy, cheesy, and perfect for any get together (or if you just want to cuddle up next to the TV with some warm comfort food) this dip is a combination of warm gooey cheese and green leafy kale. Ingredients: 5. oz baby kale 2 cloves garlic 2 tbls. olive...

Every time I head back to the town I grew up in, I always make a conscious effort to stop by Reynolds Garden Shop . They have a cute gourmet market at the back of their garden shop that carries jams from Stonewall kitchen and...

The chill in the air, the changing of the trees, October brings so many wonderful things, including Oktoberfest. This past weekend I ventured off to a quaint town called Smithville as they were hosting an Oktoberfest filled with food, wine, vendors, antiques etc. Even though...

I am very happy to call NYC my home for the past 5+ years. What I am not proud of saying, is I've lived here that long without visitng Jack's Wife Freda, the Mediterranean inspired brunch spot in the bustling SoHo area. With a ton...

In Italian, crostini means "little toasts". Crostinis are thin slices of bread toasted and served warm with various toppings. From time to time life gets quite hectic, as I'm sure most of you can agree, and sometimes I want to make something that is quick...

Every year the San Genarro Feast takes over Little Italy and runs for 11 days. The feast becomes filled with hungry wandering tourists, native New Yorkers looking for a quick bite of Italian street food, and passerbys curious from the aroma that spills over into...

I recently stopped by Mario Batali and Lidia Batistanich's famed "Eataly" in NYC's Flatiron district. I've visited here before with family, friends, guests visiting NY but always in a rush to eat and move on to the next NY attraction I never had the chance...

With so many calming factors, tea is such a soothing beverage for morning, noon, or night. During these summer months I typically like to drink my tea iced. One easy method for making iced tea is to brew the tea hot and let it cool...

Today I will celebrate being one year older and I am very motivated to make the following year a great one!  Cake batter ice cream is one of my favorite ice cream flavors and I thought, why not turn it into the perfect popsicle for...

As we approach the middle of August, I come to the sad realization that the summer is officially dwindling down. Soon the humid air that makes us crave refreshing dishes will be a thing of the past and we'll being clinging to warm, savory foods...