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Kiado Kocsma to the Rescue in Budapest

Coming to Budapest gave me some anxiety. It was mostly free floating and mostly was just a vague worry of what could go wrong in a struggling former eastern block country trying to be a successful independent democracy so everyone is gonna … Continue reading

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Ivan Ramen and Russ and Daughters Open Restaurants on the Lower East Side

Japanese Animation at Ivan Ramen and below the wallpaper in the bathroom at Russ and Daughters is an homage to the numbers you take to establish your place in line at the original store (which can often be very crowded … Continue reading

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A 100 Years is a Long Time to Wait in Line

Russ and Daughters has the best selection of smoked fish, caviar, pickled herring , cream cheese, bagels and specialty foods in NYC and they have been selling these delicious goodies from the same store for 100 years.  Just another reason … Continue reading

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Fish n’ Chips on the Corner, Hurrah!

Over the 7 years we have lived on the Lower East Side change has been the one constant.  We live on what I’d call the edge of the Lower East Side, everything further east from us is pretty much residential, … Continue reading

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Pig and Khao

Pig and Khao opens up tomorrow on Clinton street in the old Falai space. When I first saw the name I laughed out loud…Khao is the Thai word for rice, it is pronounced in English like cow…..so right off the … Continue reading

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Oh, Oh, Oakland, Part 2: Oliveto

Dinning at Oliveto was not only a total pleasure it was a real surprise.  The part of Oakland that I had explored the day before was a world away from the refined upscale strip that you exit at the Rockridge … Continue reading

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Ken and Cook

Damn things change fast!  Last time I walked by this place it was called Travertine and was a swank upscale place and now it’s a Williamsburg American diner swank place called Ken and Cook! Think it’s funny they painting all … Continue reading

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