Tag: food

Cafe Altro Paradiso Is Ready to Rock With You

City Guide New York February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Estela’s Italian sibling opens tonight. At Estela, Thomas Carter and Ignacio Mattos cracked the shareable small plates code by serving portions that were slightly larger than tapas, but still not the size of traditional entrees. You might call them “leave them wanting a little bit more plates” or “entree ponies.” The critics loved them, and Ignacio Mattos got a James Beard…

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Union Square Cafe Plywood, Bobwhite's West Village Sequel, and More Intel

City Guide New York February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Mr. Purple drops its burger, plus more news and gossip from around NYC. — Police are looking for a man who shot two people inside Woodhaven burger restaurant Rico Chimi at 12:30 a.m. on Saturday and then fled the scene. The victims were rushed to Jamaica Hospital. Both are expected to survive. The police do not know the motive for the shooting.…

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Brooklyn Brine's Veggie Sandwich Shop Pickle Shack is Closing

City Guide New York February 19, 2016 0 Comments

“This restaurant has never made any money,” a manager says. Pickle company Brooklyn Brine’s restaurant Pickle Shack is closing up shop in the coming weeks, manager Anton Nocito confirms. The sandwich shop known for its vegetarian and vegan fare will likely have its last day of service on March 1, he says. It opened in 2013 in Park Slope at 256…

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Pies 'N' Thighs Secretly Has One of the City's Best Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwiches

City Guide New York February 19, 2016 0 Comments

The Hippie Banjo has eggs, avocado, and bean sprouts. One of the best vegetarian breakfast sandwiches can be found on the menu of a fried chicken restaurant. Nestled among Pies ‘N’ Thighs’ menu of buttery biscuits and crispy poultry is the Hippie Banjo, a produce-loaded, meat-free affair that stars eggs, avocado, and sprouts. “People definitely think of fried chicken, pie,…

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