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Bar Virage, 2nd Ave, NYC

My project somewhat unexpectedly ended–I guess they all do– so on my last night I took my last PATH train to Manhattan and walked in the rain over to 2nd Avenue where I found Bar Virage and its Israeli small … Continue reading

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Carnitas de Pato, The Black Ant, NYC

I was wandering up 2nd Avenue in Manhattan from the Paulaner Brewery in search of a Happy Hour on one of the many Eat Streets and wound up in The Black Ant (la hormiga negra) with a Victoria beer and Carnitas de Pato tacos. … Continue reading

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DBGB, 299 Bowery, NYC

Being a German and stuck with my genetically-induced frugality, I was so excited to find dollar oysters and seven dollar rosé. Okay, they were small Barcat oysters, but upon presentation the adductor muscle had not been cleanly cut in three … Continue reading

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Squash cakes

A nice recipe for a yellow squash patty combines grated squash with Romano cheese, shallots, grated carrot, chopped parsley and egg before pan frying and oven baking. Delicious with a class of pinot grigio.

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The Hop Shop, Charlotte, NC

I headed toward the Plaza Midwood neighborhood after a couple of hours of Sunday work in Charlotte and wandered into the Hop Shop just off Central Ave. and enjoyed a Wooden Robot Jolt Coffee Stout on their first day of business. Stop … Continue reading

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City Lights Coffee, Charleston, SC

I was staying within walking distance of the King Street shops and was disoriented looking for a coffee shop I had visited a couple of years ago, with even Google Maps failing me until I finally reached City Light Coffee on Market Street. A … Continue reading

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Ground Floor Farm, Stuart, FL

I was out wandering around Stuart, Florida searching for morning  coffee when I stumbled onto well-irrigated and suspended produce evidencing Ground Floor Farm. I stopped in on my way back and picjed up some heirloom cherry tomatoes and some freshly harvested … Continue reading

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