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Eating Newark Airport 2021

New York City
December 7, 2021

Eating Newark Airport 2021

New York City
December 7, 2021
Ali Khan finds himself in Newark airport with some time to kill. So he ate Newark Airport. PS he was shooting a new show for History Channel. Looks like we are adding that to Food Network and Cooking Channel.
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Portugalia restaurant ~ Newark NJ

New York City
November 18, 2021

Portugalia restaurant ~ Newark NJ

New York City
November 18, 2021
Ali Khan is back in the NYC area, this time in Newark NJ. Wandering into the Ironbound district he sinks his teeth into a local Portuguese gem: Portugalia Restaurant and Bar.
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Ippudo ~ NYC

New York City
January 18, 2020

Ippudo ~ NYC

New York City
January 18, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Ippudo 65 4th Ave New York NY 10003 the eats: Ramen the bucks: $16  the full nelson: a ramen that comes with a ton of hype and some seriously good pork belly buns How much should you pay for a bowl of ramen? That answer has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, in the US at least. In college, I never touched the stuff. And by “the stuff” I mean the ramen packets my pals ...
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Tompkins Square Bagels ~ NYC

New York City
December 15, 2019

Tompkins Square Bagels ~ NYC

New York City
December 15, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Tompkins Square Bagels 184 2nd Ave or 165 Ave A NY NY  the eats: Bagel with Lox Deluxe the bucks: $13 the full nelson: an East Village Bagel Breakfast fix
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Cafe China ~ New York City

New York City
November 20, 2019

Cafe China ~ New York City

New York City
November 20, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Cafe China 13 E. 37th St. NY, NY 10016 the eats: Spicy Chengdu Wonton, Scallion pancake, Double Cooked Pork, Baby Cucumber, Shredded Tripe in chili oil, Ma Po Tofu,  the bucks: plan on spending $25-30 a person to feast comfortably  the full nelson: legit Szechuan that comes with a renowned food producer’s stamp of approval I have been to New York City many times over the years and yet every time I go I feel like ...
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P.J. Clarke’s ~ NYC

New York City
April 22, 2019

P.J. Clarke’s ~ NYC

New York City
April 22, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: P.J. Clarke’s 915 Third Ave NY NY 10022 the eats: The Clarke Burger the bucks: $19.95 the full nelson: An age old NYC burger classic priced like 21st century NYC real estate  P.J. Clarke’s has got history. Surrounded by skyscrapers in Midtown Manhattan, P.J. Clarke’s has been open for business since 1884. If you have ever seen the movie Gangs of New York, you might remember the ending when the camera widens out from the gravestones ...
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Pietro’s NYC ~ an old school Italian steak and pasta experience

New York City
March 12, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Pietro’s 232 E. 43rd St. New York NY 10017 the eats: Shells a la Nat, New York Strip Steak for two, Caesar salad with bacon the bucks: $26, $106, and $16 respectively, plan on $100 a head with a stiff drink in the mix the full nelson: historic NYC steakhouse that twists the traditional line up with pastas, parms and a bacon laced Caesar salad. Pietro’s has been on my radar since 2007, when I came ...
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Bang for your Bengali Food Buck: Haat Baazar NYC

New York City
December 7, 2018

Bang for your Bengali Food Buck: Haat Baazar NYC

New York City
December 7, 2018
The Vitals: the spot: Haat Bazaar 3711 73rd st suite 73 Jackson Heights Queens NY the eats: Biriyani, beef curry, dal, dimmer chop(fried egg), bhaji – basically get everything you can but fair warning: the fish has a million bones!! the bucks: $10 a person the full nelson: legendary Bengali grocer serving authentic home cooked Bengali food in the heart of Jackson Heights Queens Beyond Chicken Tikka Masala and Naan lies a complex world of regional Indian cuisines, like Bengali cuisine ...
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Harry and Ida’s ~ NYC

New York City
October 17, 2018

Harry and Ida’s ~ NYC

New York City
October 17, 2018
The Vitals: the spot: Harry and Ida’s 189 Avenue A New York NY 10009 the eats: “The Pops” 1/2lb Pastrami Sandwich the bucks: $17.50(!) the full nelson: New School Pastrami joint aiming to be a contender for best in NYC Founded in 2015, I suppose one could call Harry and Ida’s a new school pastrami joint, though their methods are very much connected to the days of old. Pastrami makes up only one of their sandwich offerings, and with items like ...
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J.G. Melon ~ New York City

New York City
September 14, 2018

J.G. Melon ~ New York City

New York City
September 14, 2018
The Vitals: the spot: J.G. Melon 89 MacDougal st. NY NY 10012  other locations in upper east side(original) and upper westside the eats:Cheeseburger the bucks: $12.50 the full nelson: one of NYC’s most celebrated burgers is worth a visit The J.G. Melon burger has been on my radar for years now as it consistently makes the best of NYC burger annual round ups. Another classic example of the NYC pub style burger, much like Corner Bistro and PJ Clark’s, expect to ...
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