The Nugget Spot

I am a total sucker for a delicious chicken tender or nugget, fried to a perfect crispy crust and juicy inside, so The Nugget Spot is the perfect place to satisfy my nugget fix. There are some non-nugget items on the menu, but obviously the main focus is on their nuggets. If you’re not a fan […]

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A Salt & Battery

There’s a lot of food I miss from living in Wisconsin; cheese curds (and they have to be fresh), real brats with pretzel buns, a Culver’s Butter Burger and probably most importantly, a Friday night fish fry. For those of you not from the midwest, the Friday night fish fry is pretty sacred in Wisconsin. While […]

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Melt Shop

One of the basic culinary treats in my opinion is the humble grilled cheese sandwich. As a former Wisconsinite, I believe somehow I am still legally required to consume a certain amount of dairy products monthly and I’ve never had a problem filling that quota. I recently discovered a small local chain that’s blowing up in […]

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Gray’s Papaya

One of the oldest NYC eats is the glorious hot dog. This delicious hand-held snack came to us from German immigrants and was being served in this city since as early as the 1860s. I won’t bore you to much with the history of the hot dog in this city, but if you’re looking for […]

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Jacob’s Pickles

I love the Upper West Side of New York City. I really love it. However, I will admit that I haven’t explored the food of the neighborhood as much as I should. Sure, I’ve ventured out a little and had my share, but there’s so much to offer up there that I need to be […]

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The Taco Shop

I have walked along West 4th Street a countless amount of times over the many years I’ve lived in NYC. There’s a particular stretch that has a lot of restaurants, but for some reason, I’ve never felt  compelled to go to any of them. It all changed yesterday when I was on my way to […]

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OddFellows Ice Cream Co.

Now, I hail from the Dairy State and cheese and ice cream are what I live for, so I couldn’t pass up the chance to visit OddFellows Ice Cream Co. recently when I was working just down the street at the 4th Street Theater. As an Inwood resident, I rarely get down to the East […]

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