The Top 10 Foods You Have To Eat In NYC

The Top 10 Foods To Eat in NYC

Food.  It’s on my mind pretty much more than anything else throughout my waking (and most likely sleeping) moments.  #thisiswhyimfat And shocker, Tyler is the same way.  We talk food almost every single day.  New restaurants to try.  Recipes ideas.  Our recent successes and failures in the kitchen.  Current conversation is mostly about our new…

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The 10 Best Ice Cream and Frozen Treats in NYC

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Keep cool this summer by checking out these 10 best ice cream and frozen treats in NYC! Summertime = Ice Cream Time. Plain and simple. When the temperature rises, NYC loves to get their frozen treat on. It’s funny.  At this point, most of my friends, family, and random acquaintances know about this little corner of…

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The Best of The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

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Everything you need to know about the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in NYC’s Madison Square Park.   Another year, another Big Apple Barbecue Block Party.  This one was my fourth I believe.  My, my… how time flies. So let’s hit it. For those who don’t know, the Big Apple Barbecue brings some of the…

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First Look: Ivan Ramen (Lower East Side)

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A first look at the wildly creative and innovative appetizer and ramen menu at Ivan Ramen Lower East Side.   You wouldn’t expect that after being certified fatties and eating our way through the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, we would still be hungry for more. Well, jokes on you.  We were. Making our way to the…

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Where To Eat on Long Island #MyHomeTownGuide

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This #MyHomeTownGuide partner post  is sponsored by Fiji Water and Honest Cooking.  All views and opinions, as always, are completely my own.  Just located outside of NYC, Long Island is home to some great eats.  Here’s my guide to affordable yet spectacular eating on Long Island. There are many, many conversations between Asheley and I…

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Otto’s Tacos

Otto's Tacos

 I’m officially hooked on House of Cards.  I’ve been trying to finish this post for the past couple of days, but kept getting sidetracked by watching  just one more episode.  Asheley is totally not a fan of the show, which means that when she is at work, I frantically try to watch as many episodes…

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A.B. Biagi Gelato

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 Gelato.  There’s a new player in town.  Welcome A.B. Biagi and his incredible gelato to NYC’s Nolita neighborhood. I was lucky enough to travel to Italy with my family right after graduating from undergrad.  Sorrento.  Rome.  Florence.  Venice.  Some little towns in between.  We saw it all.  And it was all phenomenal. I was much…

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Sugar Sweet Sunshine, Puddin’, and PopBar

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Three places to get some seriously delicious sweet treats in NYC.  Cupcakes, pudding, and gelato on a stick.  What else could a guy want?  I have a tremendous sweet tooth, as my gut can surely attest.  The good news is that my waistline is slowly waning.  The bad news is that trying to eat healthier…

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Lower East Side’s Taquitoria


Run by three Restaurant Marc Forgione alums, this Lower East Side eatery serves up amazing taquitos filled with top-notch, high quality ingredients. Can I tell you about one of my favorite new spots in the Lower East Side.  It’s a gem. Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Iron Chef Marc Forgione?  Raise your hand…

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Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop at Gotham West Market

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop NYC

One of the most anticipated openings of the year, Ivan Orkin’s Ramen Slurp Shop in the new Gotham West Market delivers big on creativity and flavor. Ramen is to Japan like pizza is to New York.  Iconic food. New Yorkers are highly critical of their pizza, just as the Japanese are to their ramen. Would…

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