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    Chef change at Lavomatic

    I’ve confirmed this through two reliable sources who wish to remain anonymous: Brad Bernstein is no longer at Lavomatic. My calls to the Relish group were not returned. ...

    On January 5, 2011 / By
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    Chat with Polly Campbell and me tomorrow!

    Polly and I are teaming up for a chat tomorrow.  It starts at noon and lasts until 12:30– though I may have to cut my participation short due ...

    On January 4, 2011 / By
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    Groupon for La Poste

    I’ve heard some good things and some not-so-good things about La Poste but haven’t yet made it up to try it. Now I’m sure it’ll take me a ...

    On January 4, 2011 / By
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    Happy 3rd Blogiversary!

    Wow.  As of January 3 (that is, today), wine me, dine me has reached its third birthday! It’s sort of hard to believe it’s been three years– the ...

    On January 3, 2011 / By
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    Chalk Closes for Business

    Chalk, the restaurant once part of the Jean-Robert Restaurant Group, and later run by Mark Bodenstein has closed. According to their Twitter feed, they served their last meal ...

    On January 1, 2011 / By
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    Friday Five: Things to Do in Paris

    We’ve been vacationing yearly in Paris for four years now. We do a lot of the same things, but are always eager to try new ones as well. ...

    On December 31, 2010 / By
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    Bonne Fete from Brussels!

    Okay, actually, we’re in Paris, but we left Brussels yesterday. Things we learned: Brussels, and indeed most of Western Europe, doesn’t get much snow.  When we landed, CDG ...

    On December 28, 2010 / By
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    It’s Christmas Eve Eve!

    So, I’ll admit: I’m a bit focused on other things besides blogging. You know: like packing and gift-buying. Mom got some Dojo Gelato egg nog gelato and macarons ...

    On December 23, 2010 / By
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    Honey For Sale

    Do you have a spare $485,000? Realty Network Plus, a downtown real estate broker which recently closed deals including Via Vite and Morton’s (according to their website) seems ...

    On December 20, 2010 / By
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    Friday Five: Last-Minute Foodie Gifts

    So, it’s the Friday before Christmas, and all through the house There’s not a single darn present, and you feel like a louse! I’ll stop with the poetry, ...

    On December 17, 2010 / By