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12th Street Grocery: Mystery Meat Sandwich

The term mystery meat only has a negative connotation, evoking perhaps to American readers the sketchy stuff used in certain fast food chain tacos or perhaps school cafeteria meatloaf. I have here though, one positive spin on that term. One of the classic things to get for New Yorkers on the go are bacon, egg […]

New York City Mayoral Election: It All Comes Down to Cupcakes

Congratulations to soon to be Mayor Bill De Blasio of New York City. Yesterday the city had it’s election and overwhelmingly voted for the democratic candidate – the first in 20 years. I always found voting to be a fun activity. There is an excitement in the air, particularly when an incumbent is leaving office, […]

A Good Cake Is Hard to Find (in Manhattan)

Cupcakes! Cupcakes! All I see are cupcakes! An old friend of mine and his fiance flew up all the way from Tennesee to elope in New York. After 8 years it was wonderful to catch up and finally meet his better half. Yesterday we met up at the NY Marriage Bureau located on Worth and […]

Hot Cross Buns: Leske’s Bakery and Boulangerie Lopez

Hot cross buns are one of the most popular baked goods associated with Easter. The buns generally look like slider rolls but bear a cross of frosting on top symbolizing the crucifixion. Depending on the bakery they’ll contain raisins or other dried fruit inside and the dough is sometimes made with cinnamon. Other times, there […]

Food Reviews: Milan’s Bryndzova Natierka (Sheep Milk Cheese Spread)

I was a little sheepish (heehee) about checking out this item because I expected it to be smelly like a goat cheese. The only cheeses I’ve tried and enjoyed were dairy based and the occasional substitute like soy based Daiya. I was only willing to give it a try for two reasons: -The name is […]

Sweet Treasures, South Slope Bakery: Doughnuts

I love donuts. They’re one of the ways Homer Simpson and I see eye to eye. I was previously a Dunkin Donuts guy, then a 7-11 guy because of their 2/$1 priced glazed. Now there is a relatively new player in South Park Slope called Sweet Treasures.  I wrote about these guys a little while […]

Greenwood Park Opening June 28, 2012

The long awaited Greenwood Heights/Park Slope Beer Garden located at 555 7th Avenue @19th (next to Greenwood Cemetary) will finally be opening tomorrow, June 28th. Stay Tuned for updates.