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Corner Bistro ~ New York City

Burgers
September 12, 2021

Corner Bistro ~ New York City

Burgers
September 12, 2021
The Vitals: the spot: Corner Bistro 331 W. 4th St. NY, NY  10014 the eats: Bistro Burger, Cheeseburger, Hamburger the bucks: $10.75-$14.75 the full nelson: an NYC burger institution that feels like home The first time I dined at Corner Bistro in NYC, I returned 12 hours later. It was technically the next day but I had not gone to bed. The joys of hanging out in New York City when you’re 26 years old. Corner Bistro is one part ...
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Ippudo ~ NYC

Asian
January 18, 2020

Ippudo ~ NYC

Asian
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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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

Indian
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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Joe Junior ~ New York City

Burgers
August 10, 2018

Joe Junior ~ New York City

Burgers
August 10, 2018
The Vitals: the spot: Joe Junior 167 3rd Ave New York NY 10003 the eats: Cheeseburger the bucks: $5.85 the full nelson: can a burger with the appeal of a picky 5 year old indeed be the best burger in NYC? Joe Junior has been on my burger radar for quite some time, in no small part due to the adoration of Nick Solares, host of Meat Life, The Meat Show, writer for Eater NY and Serious Eats, and author of ...
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An NYC Burger Binge

Burgers
March 23, 2017

An NYC Burger Binge

Burgers
March 23, 2017
Four burgers in five days pretty much screams meat sweats even if brisket isn’t part of the equation. But sometimes you gotta take advantage of your burger surroundings and so here ya go – 4 epic burgers meals in the city that never sleeps. Unless you happen to eat four burgers in five days of course.
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