Archive For The “Restaurants” Category

Tomato Festival: The Oval Room

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Tomato Festival: The Oval Room

Tomatoes every which way

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Restaurant Review: Ottoman Taverna

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Restaurant Review: Ottoman Taverna

Eggplant is king at Ottoman Taverna

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From the Heart: Alfa Piehouse’s Argiro Barbarigou

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From the Heart:  Alfa Piehouse’s Argiro Barbarigou

Move over, Apple Pie!

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Holiday Gifts: Toro Toro and Richard Sandoval’s New Latin Flavors

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Holiday Gifts: Toro Toro and Richard Sandoval’s New Latin Flavors

Relax at Toro Toro and pick up a cookbook gift

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Interview: Samit Varma of Pizza Studio

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Interview: Samit Varma of Pizza Studio

Chipotle-zation of Pizza

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Bart Vandaele: Nordic Seafood at B Too

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Bart Vandaele: Nordic Seafood at B Too

A Belgian chef explores Norwegian seafood

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Richard Sandoval: A Taste of Cabo

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Richard Sandoval: A Taste of Cabo

Don’t forget Hurricane Odile

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Hyatt Good Taste Series

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Hyatt Good Taste Series

Alain Ducasse, Jean-George Vongerichten or Gordon Ramsay can lure diners to their hotel restaurants – whether or not they are staying at the hotels that house them. Las Vegas is full of visitors who are happy to eat at the restaurants located in their hotels – and never venture out to explore nearby options. But…

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Father’s Day: Wilo Benet in Washington, DC

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Father’s Day: Wilo Benet in Washington, DC

Celebrate Dad with the best Island cuisine.

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Jose Andres: Flamenco Experience Menu

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Jose Andres: Flamenco Experience Menu

How fast is a Flemenco inspired menu?

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Food Bank of New York: Go Orange

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Food Bank of New York: Go Orange

Support the Food Bank by eating

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Distillery Lane Ciderworks’ First Press

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Distillery Lane Ciderworks’ First Press

Hard cider is growing more popular in Maryland

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Thomas Keller’s Finesse, The Store

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Thomas Keller’s Finesse, The Store

The ultimate celebrity add-on: a fan store

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Julia Child Week at Bayona

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Julia Child Week at Bayona

Eat with Julia Child in New Orleans

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Automat – Dark City (1998)

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Automat – Dark City (1998)

In this our final in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the dystopian Dark City. In this late 1990s flick, Rufus Sewell is clearly trying to get his wallet back at an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

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Automat – The Catered Affair (1956)

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Automat – The Catered Affair (1956)

In this our sixth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the comedy The Catered Affair. In this mid-1950s flick, Jane (Debbie Reynolds) and Ralph (Rod Taylor) talks wedding talk in an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

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Automat – Just This Once (1952)

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Automat – Just This Once (1952)

In this our fifth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the comedy Just This Once. In this 1952 flick, Lucille Duncan (Janet Leigh) takes playboy Mark MacLene (Peter Lawford) at an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

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Automat: A Run for Your Money (1949)

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Automat:  A Run for Your Money (1949)

In this our fourth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1949 Ealing Studios comedy A Run for Your Money. In this post-WWII flick, David ‘Dai Number 9’ Jones (Donald Houston) and Thomas ‘Twm’ Jones (Meredith Edwards) dine at an Automat-like eatery. Enjoy —…

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Automat – Easy Living (1937)

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Automat – Easy Living (1937)

In this our third in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1937 comedy Easy Living. In this Great Depression-era comedy flick, Mary Smith (Jean Arthur) encounters John Ball Jr. (Ray Milland)… Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to Atlantic…

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Automat: Thirty-Day Princess (1934)

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Automat:  Thirty-Day Princess (1934)

In this our second in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1934 comedy Thirty-Day Princess. In this Great Depression-era flick, Nancy Lane (Sylvia Sidney) is hungrily eyeing a turkey special. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to Atlantic Cities…

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Automat: Sadie McKee (1934)

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Automat:  Sadie McKee (1934)

In this our first in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1934 comedy Sadie McKee. In this Great Depression-era flick, Sadie (Joan Crawford) is hungrily eyeing an half-eaton piece of pie. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to Atlantic…

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Chris Mortenson: La Condesa Napa

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Chris Mortenson: La Condesa Napa

Work for a Celebrity Chef? Definitely!

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Reputology: Monitoring Online Restaurant Reviews

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Reputology: Monitoring Online Restaurant Reviews

Follow that reviewer

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Guy Fieri’s New York Times Drubbing

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Guy Fieri’s New York Times Drubbing

Cancel the reservation

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Wolfgang Puck: The New Spago Beverly Hills

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Wolfgang Puck: The New Spago Beverly Hills

Why does Wolfgang Puck keep expanding?

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