Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

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I headed to La Mar Cebicheria Peruana for my last NYC Restaurant Week lunch, mainly because their menu was one of the best restaurant week menus I had ever seen. I was also informed that they will be continuing their prix fixe … Continue reading

Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: Ai Fiori

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Yesterday, I ventured to Ai Fiori for my fifth restaurant week lunch. The restaurant is a member of Michael White’s Altamarea group which is composed of seven restaurants, each embracing a different incarnation of Italian cuisine. Ai Fiori, “Among the Flowers” in Italian, showcases … Continue reading

Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: Maialino Lunch Menu 2 UPDATED

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The pastry station at Maialino. Photo credit: http://melandliza.blogspot.com UPDATE: At the time of posting I stated that the Insalata di Polpo dish contained my least favorite herb, dill. This was not the case. Chef Nick Anderer has informed me that … Continue reading

Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: Maialino Lunch Menu 1

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My third stop during this delicious time known as NYC Restaurant Week was Maialino, a 2009 addition to Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. The kitchen is headed by the very talented Chef Nick Anderer. Also, for those of you … Continue reading

Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: Lupa

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I kicked off week two of NYC’s delicious, now almost month-long restaurant “week” by going to Lupa Osteria Romana, a beloved Greenwich Village spot, today for lunch. I am also officially declaring this week of eating, my Big, Fat, Italian … Continue reading

Tales from NYC Restaurant Week: Aldea

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New York City Restaurant week happens twice a year. Once in Winter and once in Summer. Yesterday was the first day of NYC Summer Restaurant week in which restaurants throughout the city serve 3-course prix-fixe lunches for $24.07 and dinners … Continue reading