Tag Archives: Manhattan

Mum and Dad go to Williamsburg, and we all eat Lentil and Beetroot Salad

Mum and Dad, not content with living it up all over Manhattan, spread their wings and left the Island to explore the wilds of Brooklyn beyond. They ate lentils, experienced an explosion of Mexican street art, wore sunglasses, and rode … Continue reading

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Fortune and Manhattans

I have become ever so slightly superstitious about the fortune cookies at Grand Sichuan St Marks. You should go there for the soup dumplings and mind blowing – in both senses – Gui Zhou spicy chicken. But you should not … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Bourbon Cherries / Cherry Bourbon

It’s prime cherry season, and they’re as cheap as they’re going to get on the fruit stand by my apartment. And, truth be told, I’d wanted to make bourbon cherries for a while, ever since my friend Grace made me … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get you Laid – Sailing into Manhattan

I left Manhattan in the cold – the kind of cold where the wind is gritted with ice as it roars down the avenues. But I’ve returned to New York in the snow, smothered under drifts of white, so I … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Martini And A Burger To Celebrate The End Of The Christmas Shopping

On our last day in New York before returning to the UK for Christmas, Jon and I have established a tradition. I finish off the Christmas shopping. He meets me at Columbus Circle to see the giant hanging stars do … Continue reading

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