Candy is Dandy, but save room for mushrooms

Dirt Candy, like most buzzed-about restaurants, has a niche. In this case, it helps to be vegetarian. However, the excitement surrounding it and its inventive dishes is so great that the gauntlet has been thrown down to see if it can surprise and delight those of us who are merely veggie-appreciative (and maybe even the carnivorous die-hards). 

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Emilie Lemakis, “Tomorrow is Another Day” at the 2014 Met employee art show. (at The Met Museum Manhattan NY)

Emilie Lemakis, “Tomorrow is Another Day” at the 2014 Met employee art show. (at The Met Museum Manhattan NY)

I liked how unabashedly goofy these were. #DuckSphere at the 2014 Met employee art show. (at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

I liked how unabashedly goofy these were. #DuckSphere at the 2014 Met employee art show. (at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

I guess it may need an oil change.

I guess it may need an oil change.

Posted on Sunday 6 July with 1 note.
Borough Hall flying the colors

Borough Hall flying the colors

Posted on Wednesday 2 July with 2 notes.

Russ and Daughters Cafe: The Sturgeon Queens’ Newborn at Two Months

From lone pushcart, to storied storefront, and now a hyped and gleaming cafe. In 100 years, Russ and Daughters has come a long way. I visited their new, tastefully retro-yet-modern establishment on Orchard Street with a fellow Tent alum late in the evening this week. Late enough, in fact, that the Houston Street shop had closed and Russ scion co-owner, author and foodie celeb Nikki Russ Federman was flitting about the new location, hugging staff and schmoozing with patrons.

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Inside Jerusalem Davis

Inside Jerusalem Davis

The Rebbi is sporting an extra mustache on the walls of Jerusalem

The Rebbi is sporting an extra mustache on the walls of Jerusalem

at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

at The Metropolitan Museum of Art