Tag: Italian

Aumm Aumm is Yum Yum!

Aumm Aumm is Yum Yum!

Finding hidden neighborhood gems is one of our favorite pastimes and with Aumm Aumm Pizzeria & Wine Bar we truly hit the jackpot. Driving down Broadway in North Bergen New Jersey, you are instantly drawn to Aumm Aumm. It looks warm and inviting, and you somehow just know at first glance, that the food will […]

| January 17, 2016
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Special Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC

Special Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC

  Where to Celebrate New Years Eve in NYC:   Toro The New Year’s Eve tradition in Spain is called “Nocheviaje," the old night. Hours before midnight, hordes of people gather in Madrid’s Puerta Del Sol to await the chiming of the clock tower heralding in the New Year. This year Co-Chef Owners Ken Oringer […]

| December 24, 2015
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Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Many Italian-Americans celebrate Christmas Eve with a Feast of the Seven Fishes (Festa dei Sette Pesci). This is a tradition for Catholics, as they abstain from eating meat on holy days. The reason for seven dishes is not really clear – some say seven is the most frequently used number in the bible and others […]

| December 20, 2015
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Lido, A Hidden Gem In Harlem

Lido, A Hidden Gem In Harlem

Some of the best things come out of necessity and such was the opening of Lido Restaurant five years ago, when owner Susannah Koteen realized the need for an outstanding Italian restaurant in Harlem. The Harlem food scene was just emerging and the opening of Lido certainly helped to raise the bar. The restaurant, a […]

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Where to have a Unique Thanksgiving Dinner in NYC in 2015

Where to have a Unique Thanksgiving Dinner in NYC in 2015

If you are planning to dine out in Manhattan this Thanksgiving, here are some unique ideas for a different kind of celebration: SPICE MARKET If you are looking to spice up your Thanksgiving, then Jean-George’s Southeast Asian restaurant Spice Market located on West 13th Street is ideal.  The exotic décor is sure to give your […]

| November 18, 2015
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Giulia’s Kitchen in Cliffside Park

Giulia’s Kitchen in Cliffside Park

When my Aunt suggested we try a favorite restaurant of hers in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, I was a bit surprised. She lives about 25 minutes away and her bar is set high. She has traveled all over the world and dined at many of the finest restaurants, so I was more than a little […]

| September 16, 2015
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The New Jersey Gold Coast, A Foodie Find

The New Jersey Gold Coast, A Foodie Find

The New Jersey Gold Coast is comprised of all of the towns along the Hudson River with glorious views of Manhattan. This includes: Edgewater, North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, Hoboken and Jersey City. Surprisingly, it is only about 20 minutes by car, bus or ferry from Manhattan to the New Jersey Gold Coast, making […]

| May 27, 2015
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Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be filled with love and fun, but it can also be quite stressful for couples who want to dine out in Manhattan on a limited budget. Restaurants create exceptional menus for a special evening, but they often come with a hefty price tag. There are hundreds of places to choose from in […]

| February 13, 2015
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You Reap What You Cook

You Reap What You Cook

By Mario Bermeo Jr. In a city with restaurants on every street corner, tourists dwellings and secret alley ways, Rome still has its share of hidden gems—and this one has no name, only a wooden door with the number 5 next to it. Andrea Consoli brings a true Roman experience to those seeking to define […]

| February 18, 2014
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Italian Comfort Food with a Sparkle

Italian Comfort Food with a Sparkle

Since 1994, Nick and Toni’s Café, which originally found their fame in the ever trendy East Hampton, has been serving up delicious fare to its loyal New York fan base with panache! Hand painted frescoes adorn the walls of this favorite pre-theater dinner spot, as its location is adjacent to Lincoln Center, or a very […]

| December 24, 2013
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