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Chef Reem Assil Combines ‘California Hippie’ With Palestinian Cuisine

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |A mere five months ago in Oakland, Reem Assil opened Reem’s, a small Arab bakery that’s an extension of her farmer’s-market stand, specializing in mana’eesh (griddled flatbread). … Continue reading

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Marcus Samuelsson Is Opening a Neighborhood Hangout in Newark

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |Las Vegas, San Francisco … Newark? The New Jersey city is not the first place you’d expect one of New York’s most recognized chefs to eye for … Continue reading

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JJ Johnson Is a Young Chef on the Rise, to a Hip-Hop Beat

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |Brash and talented, the former chef at the Cecil in Harlem has a long-term gig at Chefs Club, and even bigger goals in sight. Via: NYT Dining … Continue reading

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New York Is Finally Repealing Its 91-Year-Old Law That Bans Dancing in Bars

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |Karma has finally come for New York’s wildly outdated Cabaret Law: The bizarre, almost century-old regulation that makes it illegal to dance in more than 99 percent … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Halloween in New York City

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |It’s that time of year again, when adults carve cat faces into pumpkins and try not to wear the same costume as four of their friends. (Grub … Continue reading

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The Absolute Best Bagel in New York

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |We’re going on 50-plus years of lamentations that the glory days of bagels are behind us, but tell that to the bakers who still hand-roll, custom-proof, kettle-boil, … Continue reading

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Q&A: From Cuisine to Apps, Marcus Samuelsson Is Dedicated to Diversity

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |The chef wants his Red Rooster restaurants in New York and London to be expressions of black culture, and he celebrates Harlem history in a new tour … Continue reading

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Here Are Michelin’s 2018 Bib Gourmand Picks for New York City

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |The Michelin man is back in New York. The company is rolling out its annual guide to the city’s restaurants, starting with its Bib Gourmand honorees. There … Continue reading

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Hungry City: Traditional Ethiopian Food in a Cosmopolitan Setting

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety |NYT Critic’s Pick October 12, 2017 Hungry City By LIGAYA MISHAN The light bulbs are yolk-yellow, painted with black-dot eyes and Edvard Munch-like mouths, alternately anguished, dopey, … Continue reading

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Jewish Bakery and Butcher Received Letters With a Swastika and Trump’s ‘MAGA’ Slogan

| Excerpt below. Click here to read the original post in its entirety | LANDMARK BROOKLYN ESTABLISHMENT THREATENED WEISS BAKERY RECEIVES SWATIKA’D LETTER TARGETING JEWS, BLACKS,… Posted by Dov Hikind on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 An unknown individual sent hate letters … Continue reading

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