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Waitress in Custody After Fatal Stabbing Outside Brooklyn Restaurant

City Guide New York February 16, 2016 0 Comments

The suspect claims it was self-defense. A Brooklyn resident is in custody after fatally stabbing a man outside the Sunset Park restaurant where she works, according to Pix11. Jian-Yang Zhang — the 41-year-old victim — was reportedly visiting his sister who is the owner of Lucky Zhang’s when the altercation occurred. According to police, a verbal dispute took place between Zhang and…

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This Amazing $4 Breakfast Burrito Hides in a Downtown LA Basement

City Guide Los Angeles February 16, 2016 0 Comments

A report from the basement of Civic Center’s Hall of Administration. To earn access to one of LA’s best breakfast burritos, first you’ve got to park in Downtown’s Civic Center. The Grand Park edge of Downtown is notoriously stingy with metered spaces, so expect to pay up handsomely at one of the few available lots. Then you’ll have to pass…

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John Fraser to Open Nix This Month With Wok and Tandoori Oven

City Guide New York February 16, 2016 0 Comments

The Dovetail chef is going all-vegetarian at this new restaurant. John Fraser’s new Union Square vegetarian restaurant is called Nix. The Dovetail chef is opening this new project with former Conde Naste editorial director James Truman, who gets the splashy profile treatment in this week’s Times dining section. Truman helped open Narcissa, where Fraser is also the chef. Chipotle founder/co-CEO Steve…

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The (Performance) Art of Dinner at Le Turtle

City Guide New York February 16, 2016 0 Comments

If you were planning on dining at the repository for beautiful people known as Le Turtle, a French spot that’s too cool to name itself after the actual French word for turtle (tortue), you might be inclined to browse the menu beforehand, online. Good luck with that. The restaurant’s website looks simple enough, black text on a pink background. Then…

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