gotham grub, historical gotham

The City That Never Sleeps

It may not have started with Teddy Roosevelt but the Big Apple’s affinity for the caffeinated nectar of the gods is well illustrated by the fact that one of the city’s favorite sons reportedly drank nearly a gallon of the stuff every day. At least, this is what I understand from the New York Historical Society’s recent piece on the…

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Gotham Grub Goes Virtual

As I said yesterday, I sometimes get a bit homesick for Manhattan but that when actual visits weren’t possible virtual visits helped a lot. With all the social media material places like the Guggenheim and High Line were posting online – it was easier and easier to keep up, in real time, even when on the other side of the…

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Hot Chocolate to Combat Snow-Fatigue

I’ve been musing about the snow. Well, musing and whinging. So it was with great joy that I stumbled across the  City Bakery calendar of flavors for the 2011 Hot Chocolate Festival (their annual Feb event). Don’t think there’s enough varieties of hot chocolate to fill a whole month – even if it’s a short month like February. Well behold!…

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Downtown(ish) Saturday Night

Last night was a bit of a stroll down memory lane for me, food wise. I spent many years working in the Flatiron district – my first three jobs out of college and the internship I had my senior year all happened within the confines of that immediate neighborhood. During that time, I had more lunches at Chat & Chew…

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2009 Vendy Finalists, Here I Come!

Now and again – my blog’s collide. This is one of those times. Why? Because ladies and gentlemen, the finalists for this year’s Vendy Awards have been announced and as a proud New Yorker, I feel the need to check them out personally. What’s that? No, not Wendy’s. I said the Vendys. You must have heard of it – it’s…

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