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News: Javier’s open for happy hour!

News: Javier’s open for happy hour!

Terry and I swam our way (it felt that humid, anyway) towards GABP for our second-last ball game last night, but we got a little sidetracked– I saw that Javier’s was open AND they had a happy hour! We were the first guests the bartender, […]

Mini Review: Thai Cafe

Mini Review: Thai Cafe

Ah, Clifton. My favorite neighborhood in the city (that isn’t downtown). Where else can you see an indie flick and then chow down on your favorite ethnic food? Within a few blocks, you can get pizza, Mediterranean, Indian (four or five times over), Thai, sushi– […]

Preview: Oceanaire’s First Wine Dinner

Preview: Oceanaire’s First Wine Dinner

Michelle and I got an invite to take a sneak peek at Oceanaire’s menu for their first wine dinner on Friday, September 12th. We got to sit down with Assistant Manager Andrew Cecil and, over a plate of some of their fabulous appetizers featured on […]

News: NuVo re-opens; where in the world is Chef Romy?
New York Breakfast– the Bread Factory

New York Breakfast– the Bread Factory

New York Breakfast– the Bread FactoryOriginally uploaded by winemedineme The bagel: a European invention perfected by New Yorkers. For me, there is nothing that says New York like an Everything bagel with cream cheese, coffee, and some newspapers. In college and grad school, a bagel […]

Review: Bouchon Bakery, NYC

Review: Bouchon Bakery, NYC

If you haven’t noticed, I like fancy restaurants. However, when Terry and I travel, we tend to do smaller, less-fancy places because I think you get a flavor of wherever you’re at a bit better than at fancier digs. We want to eat with the […]

Events: Lots of them

Events: Lots of them

I guess summer is officially over as there are a ton of events starting in September! First, check out a wine tasting hosted by EQ to benefit the Krystal Pepper Memorial Scholarship Fund. My good friend (and fellow blogger) Michelle has worked so hard to […]

Review: Dixie Chili

Review: Dixie Chili

Dixie Chili– ConeysOriginally uploaded by winemedineme I always forget my camera when we’re just going out during the week. During the week, we tend to go out to old favorites that I’ve already written about, or something like The Cheesecake Factory, which I don’t care […]

Review: Katz’s, LES

Review: Katz’s, LES

Most people are familiar with Katz’s. Have you seen When Harry Met Sally? You know the scene.. well. I try not to talk about sex in this blog, but this is an appropriate reference. In fact, there’s a sign hanging over that exact table. Isn’t […]

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich Originally uploaded by winemedineme BLT: Summer’s perfect food. This one includes homegrown tomatoes by our own Vudutu (thank you, Craig!), peppered bacon from Kroeger’s in Findlay Market, white bread from Shadeau Bakery and romaine lettuce. Oh, and Mayonnaise. Terry says […]

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