Tag Archives: food

Thai Elephant 2: Something Other than Italian Fare Finds its Way to Pawling/Patterson, NY

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (la versión en español está abajo) Finally, some non-Italian fare breaks up the monotonous culinary mood of the Pawling/Patterson, NY area (Northeast of NYC). My family has lived in Pawling for over 30 years and since childhood, the only real style of cooking that was abundantly available in town was Italian. This […]
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Bar Basque: Worth it for the drinks and view, but not for the food

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (la versión en español está abajo) I was really looking forward to sampling the fare at BarBasque, a tapas restaurant on the second floor of the swanky new Eventi hotel between 29th and30th on 6th Avenue in Chelsea. I ventured there after work with my friendDanny, a former Barcelona, Spain resident […]
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Heinchon’s Old Farmhouse: An Upstate NY Ice-Cream Institution

By Carey Reed Zamarriego For nearly eight years, I scooped ice-cream at Heinchon’s Old Farm House on Rt. 22 in Pawling, on a stretch of highway connecting Manhattanites to their weekend homes in Connecticut and Massachusetts. It was hard work. Don’t laugh. Over the years I nearly sprained my wrist several times digging into the […]
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Falafel on Broadway: Life-changing hummus and hot sauce

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) I was first introduced to Falafel on Broadway by a colleague, whose boyfriend stumbled upon this Middle Eastern fare jewel by accident. Located in Harlem, near the 1 train station at 125th street on the West side, it opened several months ago. Occupying a slightly […]
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Barcelona, Spain: FULL DISCLOSURE

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) This photo features my good friend Anna and I relaxing on a couch after an afternoon BBQ at a friend of a friend’s Barceloneta Beach apartment. It is, I believe, the perfect photographic representation of Barcelona: a spectacular seaside city filled with great people, great […]
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Wanderlust Revelation: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (NY)

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) From March 14-27, enjoy three-course lunches at popular Hudson Valley eateries for $20 and dinners at $28 (tips not included). Modeling itself after NYC’s Restaurant Week, the 5th edition of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week highlights locales on the stretch of farmland, wineries and suburbs that flanks the […]
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Wanderlust Revelation: The Lambs Club Pre/Post Theater Prix Fixe (NYC)

By Carey Reed Zamarriego   (una versión en español está abajo) One of the challenges of going to see a Broadway show in NYC is finding a good place to eat in the theater district (a strip that stretches from 42nd street to 53rd between 6th and 8th avenues). The food factions found there are as […]
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Wanderlust Revelation: Dining Divinity for Vegetarians, Vegans and the Lactose Intolerant (NYC)

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) On a somewhat sleepy stretch of Park Avenue in NYC’s Murray Hill section sits Franchia (meaning free, lavish and generous in Korean), a triplex Korean vegetarian tea house. I discovered Franchia when scouting out a place for dinner for myself and a visiting college friend. […]
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Wanderlust Revelation: Vanessa’s Dumplings (NYC)

By Carey Reed Zamarriego (una versión en español está abajo) While our decision to walk from Bryant Park to the Lower East Side (about 40 blocks) on that cold, wintry NYC night was not the wisest, our choice to eat at Vanessa’s Dumpling House (picked by my friend Danny) couldn’t have been better. Vanessa’s Dumpling House is […]
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