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Did you or anyone you know eat at the Alta restaurant in the Village between March 23rd  and April 2nd and did you eat dessert? If the answer is yes, then you need to get a Hepatitis Vaccination as soon as possible. A worker at the New York Restaurant may have infected customers with Hepatitis and according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, anyone… Read more »

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Say the word cheese and there’s only one man in New York who has us covered. Fairway Market’s Steven Jenkins knows the subject of Cheese, wine, and food better than anyone. In fact he’s like a walking encyclopedia on the subject. Ask Steven a question about Cheese and he has the answer. Ask him about Mozzarella? He… Read more »

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  Ask a New Yorker puts Fairway Market as the reader’s choice and the favorite food shopping experience in New York. Apparently California imports just aren’t cutting it for the long haul as New Yorker’s say Fairway is the one food market they can rely on for fresh and affordable produce. Why? Well it seems  while Whole… Read more »

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The Brooklyn Brewery has recently begun distribution of its core products in France with the majority of its business concentrated in the Paris region. While limited distribution has been occurring in some capacity since last September, the product was officially launched in February. Four promotional events were held in the French capital over the course… Read more »

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Want to go Ivy League for a night out then this just might be the place for you. Ivy is New York’s newest hot spot for an after work cocktail, an intimate dinner, or a late night get together with friends. Located on Eighth Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets, the newly opened Ivy Restaurant… Read more »

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NEW YORK CITY’S PREMIER GRILL AND STEAKHOUSE Established in 1969, Bobby Van’s Steakhouses have become one of the top staples of New York City dining. Built with a dedication to superior customer service and quality food, Bobby Van’s maintains the same high standards over four decades later. With numerous locations throughout Manhattan, Bobby Van’s Steakhouses… Read more »

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Now that Lower Manhattan is starting to return to its former self after Hurricane Sandy, I’m happy to report on nine new openings in the district. They range from maternity wear to fried chicken and they are welcome additions.   SouthWest NY – 301 South End Avenue (212) 945-0528 | www.southwestny.com SouthWest NY is back and better… Read more »

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If you are a New Yorker that depends on supermarkets and local deli and fruit stands for your produce, you are getting the short end of the produce stick. Despite living in a booming metropolis, we New Yorkers actually have over 50 farmers’ markets (the largest outdoor network of urban farmers’ markets in the world!) that… Read more »

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When I took stock of my schedule last week, I was pleased to note that the first installation of my new blog “Almost Cultured” would coincide with a truly refined and urbane experience: dinner at Café Boulud. My husband and I were in possession of a $100 gift certificate to Café Boulud, and—since Monday was… Read more »