Meatless barbecue at Rub BBQ.

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BBQ. What else does one eat after watching a wronged immigrant named Machete slash his way through Mexico and southern Texas to expose drug dealers, crooked cops, murderous politicians, and the well-endowed figures of vigilantes and federal agents? After a random and mildly exhaustive search of menus posted on the windows of Chelsea eateries, Stace … Continue reading

Taking Back My Lunch. Review of Birch Coffee.

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Everything in life is a little easier with the help of friends. Taking back your lunch hour is no different. Last week, serendipity smiled and gave me the chance to meet a friend for lunch.  The Flatiron District was our oyster, but as the weather was still crazy hot and humid, we opted against the … Continue reading

NYC Restaurant Review: Blossom

Of all the fantastic gourmet restaurant options available for vegetarians in New York, Blossom (187 Ninth Ave., between 21st and 22nd Streets) is one of my favorites, thanks to reasonable prices, delicious organic food in hearty portions, and a warm décor with unpretentious ambience that welcomes business casual and upscale diners alike. While it’s candlelit … Continue reading