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Yemeni’s Restaurant in The Tenderloin, a Tea Partier’s Outrage

Eat cheap Halal food at Yemeni’s I’d bet […]

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A Quick, Cheap, Dirty Chocolate + Raspberry Brownie Recipe

Sometimes I'm just not in the mood to gather an endless array of ingredients for my mise-en-place.  But the craving for chocolate can sometimes be unmanageable; the thought

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Tipping While Black – The Struggles of a Black Barman

I remember watching my favorite TV show, Louis, and there was a scene where Louis was at The Cellar and he asked a server how her

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal, Part 11, Buenos Aires is Red Meat + Red Wine in Large Plastic Bottles

San Telmo's Parrilla de Freddy

Buenos Aires, by most accounts, is a city. Those accounts also attach various adjectives to it such as world-class, cosmopolitan, even

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal, Part 10, Dusty Tongue in Northwest Argentina

Exterior of El Salteno

 As I said in a previous South American dispatch, things get looser, more flavorsome, and less racially homogenous in Argentina the

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This Is Why Broke-Ass New Yorkers Love MyFreeConcert

Hello?! The name of the website leaves little to the imagination and much to the bank account. If you haven’t visited this super-amazing-slice-of-internet-heaven then get

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Golden Coffee’s Aggressive Plainness is a Comfort to the Soul

Golden Coffee

Set down on a rather picturesque corner of the Tendernob, the interior of Golden Coffee is slightly less than that; the dingy, anemic

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Chilling in Chelsea: One Star Bar

Photo from Yelp.com It's a known fact that your experience in a bar is different when you're 21 than when you're 31. I now view going to

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 9, Guts and Glory in Salta, Argentina

[caption id="attachment_68929" align="alignleft" width="225"] Braised and chilled tongue at Don José[/caption] The Argentinian food scene, which I had found fairly monotonous heretofore, is improved markedly the closer your

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Searching for Sports in Hipster-Land: The East Village

Photo from thehorseboxnyc.com If you're a sports fan like me, I'm sure it happens to you all the time: Your friends are dying to try