Tag: latin

Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

It is always special to find a “foodie” hideaway in an unexpected place, so I was delighted to be treated to an extraordinary food and wine tasting at Vinus and Marc on NYC’s Upper East Side. A narrow door located between neighborhood retailers invites you into a seductive speakeasy atmosphere that draws you in with […]

| August 19, 2014
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Mas Malo – Still Hip Enough for Downtown L.A.

Mas Malo – Still Hip Enough for Downtown L.A.

After two years, and 638 Yelp reviews, Mas Malo is going strong and satisfying the palates of those in search of fine Latin cuisine. Management is well aware that trends and tastes can change very quickly in this town, but Chef Robert Luna, who grew up with this cuisine, seems to always have his thumb […]

| March 12, 2013
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5 Restaurant Ideas Near Grand Central NYC

5 Restaurant Ideas Near Grand Central NYC

If you are heading to meet friends near Grand Central Station before commuting home, you don’t have to settle for a casual snack. Here are 5 dining ideas for those who are looking for a memorable meal near Grand Central Station.   Vitae – 4 East 46th (Between Fifth and Madison) –The classic contemporary American […]

| January 7, 2013
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Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s is a little gem tucked away (literally these days due to the Second Avenue subway construction) on 2nd Avenue and 96th Street that offers fantastic “Euro-Caribbean” fare. Known as “The Best Latin in Manhattan,” this Upper East Side treasure delivers classic Latin dishes inspired by culinary favorites from Cuba, Puerto Rico and The […]

| December 24, 2012
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10 Restaurant Ideas for Thanksgiving in NYC

10 Restaurant Ideas for Thanksgiving in NYC

Spending Thanksgiving weekend in New York City? Here are 10 suggestions on where to eat after watching the Macy’s Parade balloons inflate —a quick rundown of restaurants all over New York City offering specials and holiday prix-fixe menus:   A.G. Kitchen (269 Columbus Avenue between 72nd and 73rd Streets, 212-873-9400, www.agkitchen.com) Family-style Thanksgiving Feast Executive Chef Alex Garcia […]

| November 16, 2012
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Two Women, Two Cuisines, Two Cities – One Vision

Two Women, Two Cuisines, Two Cities – One Vision

Vermilion, the most vibrant of reds, connotes the essence and spirit of the Indian and Latin people and also literally translates into sindoor, a core symbol of Indian femininity and a celebration of the beauty of women. These elements are embodied in every aspect of Vermilion Restaurant. Located at 480 Lexington Avenue in a sprawling […]

| September 19, 2012
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The Embodiment of Hip

The Embodiment of Hip

Dining at La Cerveceria is an experience in everything that is updated, hip and fun about the New York restaurant scene. Located on Second Avenue in the East Village, La Cerveceria is carving their own path in an area teeming with eateries that are vying for the attention that is reserved for a select few. […]

| September 14, 2012
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