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nyc foodie experience: atera

September 27, 2013

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I‘m already expecting a food coma. Tonight, at 6pm, in celebration of my 43rd birthday, Phil is taking me to Atera for dinner. I’m getting older, so dinner, logically, is getting earlier. There’s no early bird special, mind you, but…
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new york high

August 22, 2011

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The highlights from my New York moments… Almost as much as she loves playing Octomom and Matisse, Abigail loses track of time when she’s building with blocks. The Hayden Planetarium might’ve hit the list had the shows not been sold…
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insider outsider guide to Austin, TX

August 9, 2011

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QUESTION FROM A GREEK TRAGEDY READER: I’m currently visiting my boyfriend who lives in Austin. This is my second extended visit, and when I come I typically stay for a couple of weeks. I still feel like I haven’t gotten…
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magical memory moments

June 26, 2011

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i once made a Georgia peach pie with a cinnamon lattice crust and served it alongside home-spun brown sugar ice cream. But I cant recall with whom I’d enjoyed such a summer pleasure. And that’s when my obsessions made perfect…
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unhappy hour

February 13, 2011

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Fino is now Fin. As in, the end. No more. Never again. I arrived at Fino ready to get my drink ON. I plugged in the laptop, whipped out the glasses, and got ready to write. Only, first, come on.…
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if you could eat ANYWHERE in new york, where would you go?

February 1, 2011

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With Kids, Hit Up Serendipity III : The Foot Long Hot Dog Being asked, “If you could eat ANYWHERE in New York, where would you go?” is like asking me to plan a dream vacation. My mind slips into a…
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pig cheeks, a meal

January 11, 2011

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Pork Jowels with Polenta at Parkside At first smell: it’s as if apple pie had a one night stand with Wilbur At first bite: Wilbur has been one lazy porker, sunning and snacking on Fern’s corn The pork is soft,…
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what your buffet style says about you

September 20, 2010

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“A cold buffet lunch.” The people who’d add such a phrase to an invitation need to have a chit-chat with the OPI people (of “I’m with Brad” and “Got the Blues for Red” fame). Surely they can come to some…
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