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NYC Weekend Eats

I had the the best bagel I've ever eaten my entire life. Salt bagel with a thick smear of jalapeno cream cheese, and buttery smoked salmon. It was absolutely perfect. The post NYC Weekend Eats appeared first on Confessions of a Chocoholic.

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Mar 21, 2016 |  Original Post

Dwyane Wade Launches a New Collection with The Tie Bar

The Tie Bar, the go-to destination for cool men’s accessories, will release its latest capsule collection of ties, bow ties and pocket squares in partnership with NBA Champion (and my Main Apple Scrapple) Dwyane Wade.   For his sixth capsule ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jun 03, 2015 |  Original Post

Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, NYC – Rustic Italian fare in a casual setting

It’s often tough to get a reservation at a reasonable time at Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria in NoHo, NYC.  On a night that we were looking to have a late dinner, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria had availability and so we went.  The restaurant ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 25, 2014 |  Original Post

Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, NYC – Rustic Italian fare in a casual setting

It’s often tough to get a reservation at a reasonable time at Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria in NoHo, NYC.  On a night that we were looking to have a late dinner, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria had availability and so we went.  The restaurant serves ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 25, 2014 |  Original Post

Navy NYC: Seafood at its best

Navy in NYC opened in April 2014 when there was precious little on the website.  There’s more about the restaurant (owners / founders -Matt Abramcyk and Akiva Elstein and Chef Camille Becerra) on its website now.  Navy deserves to be among the ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Navy NYC: Seafood at its best

Navy in NYC opened in April 2014 when there was precious little on the website.  There’s more about the restaurant (owners / founders -Matt Abramcyk and Akiva Elstein and Chef Camille Becerra) on its website now.  Navy deserves to be among the ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Brunch at Hecho en Dumbo, NYC

Hecho en Dumbo, started as a pop-up in 2007 in Dumbo, Brooklyn.  The popular Manhattan location of Hecho en Dumbo opened in 2010.  Chef Danny Mena successfully creates contemporary takes on traditional dishes from Mexico City.  This post is about ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 04, 2014 |  Original Post

Brunch at Hecho en Dumbo, NYC

Hecho en Dumbo, started as a pop-up in 2007 in Dumbo, Brooklyn.  The popular Manhattan location of Hecho en Dumbo opened in 2010.  Chef Danny Mena successfully creates contemporary takes on traditional dishes from Mexico City.  This post is about ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 04, 2014 |  Original Post

Spike Talks Life at American Black Film Festival

For the first time in its 18 year history, the American Black Film Festival was held in New York City.  Who was there?  THIS GIRL!  I had an absolutely amazing time, and over the next few weeks, I’ll share everything!  One of the ...

Blog: Jewel's Fab Life: Fashion, Fun and Everything Fabulous!
Posted on: Jul 02, 2014 |  Original Post

Casa Mono in NYC

Casa Mono in NYC is a small Spanish cuisine inspired restaurant  which recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary!  Casa Mono is owned by Mario Batali , Joe Bastianich and Andy Nusser; Chef de cuisine is Anthony Sasso and Sommerlier is Nancy ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Mar 07, 2014 |  Original Post

Jack’s Wife Freda: Brunch in SoHo, NYC

Jack’s Wife Freda is the name of a restaurant in SoHo, NYC.  Jack and Freda are the names of the grandparents of South African Jewish owner Dean Jankelowitz  (co-owner is Dean’s wife Maya).  Jack’s Wife Freda is a small, cozy ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Mar 01, 2014 |  Original Post

Beauty and Essex, NYC

Beauty & Essex is a huge (300 seater) dining space with an entrance that looks like a pawn shop. Although it opened in NYC in late 2010 it is still very popular with large groups and late night diners.  I have had great food and service there ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Grano Trattoria: Brunch in the West Village, NYC

Grano Trattoria is a small, warm, extremely cozy trattoria that serves delicious food that always wants you to go back there for more.  The cooking of Owner and Chef Maurizio Crescenzo, always feels as though you were eating in someone’s ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 16, 2014 |  Original Post

La Maison du Chocolat: Rich, dark chocolate in NYC

This is chocolate week on Not Just Vegetarian!! La Maison du Chocolat is one of my favorite places in NYC to get a cup of rich, dark chocolate!  The hot chocolate is not very thick (not as thick as the hot chocolate in Apostrophe, London), but rich ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 12, 2014 |  Original Post

L.A. Burdick: Single source chocolates from Central and South America in NYC

L.A. Burdick has a retail chocolate store in Gramercy / Flatiron in NYC. L.A. Burdick includes a world-wide mail order business, a french-inspired restaurant, a specialty grocery store and retail locations in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 11, 2014 |  Original Post

Alder: Innovative pub food in NYC

Alder is Chef Wylie Dufresne’s latest restaurant in NYC (in the East Village), although it’s almost a year old now.  Many bloggers and critics seem to love the casual, innovative and modern take on public house food (pub food) created by Chef ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 03, 2014 |  Original Post

New Year – one month in

Is it already a month since the year started?  Wow!  Happy New Year to all of you!  I wish you all good health, lots of love and happiness all around! Last year my resolution was to highlight SPE certified dishes on Not Just Vegetarian. I ate out ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jan 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Masq: New Orleans inspired food in NYC

Note:  This is a review of Masq, paid for by Masq, however, all opinions in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian’s Masq, serving New American food serving New Orleans inspired food, is located in midtown East.  I was recently invited by Masq ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Dec 23, 2013 |  Original Post

Giano: Neighborhood Italian in the East Village, NYC

Note:  This is a review of Giano, paid for by Giano, however, all opinions in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian’s I was recently invited to a Press dinner at Giano, in the East Village.  Giano stands for Janus – the dual-faced ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Dec 20, 2013 |  Original Post

Skál – Icelandic / New Nordic in NYC

Skál is a relatively new restaurant in NYC that has the feel of an Icelandic sea side cottage  - Owner Oli Bjorn Stephensen  is from Iceland. The food at Skál is made with Nordic techniques  - Chef Ben Spiegel previously was at Willows Inn ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 27, 2013 |  Original Post

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