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Rayuela: Great Latin food, superb desserts and a live tree

20 Oct 2011, Posted by Niko in Rayuela, Reviews

Rayuela has the best Latin food (they call it “freestyle Latino Cuisine”) I’ve eaten in New York in years. Two of the dishes were true standouts: The Paella Verde ($30) with cilantro and parsley-infused Valencia rice, shrimp, clams, rabbit, chicken, tomatillo poblano aioli and their…

Weekend Dessert Buzz: Junior’s free cheesecake, NYC Chocolate Weekend

14 Oct 2011, Posted by Niko in Bond Street Chocolates, Jacques Torres, Junior's Cheesecake, L.A. Burdick, Michel Cluizel, Nunu Chocolates

In celebration of National Dessert Day on Friday, October 14th, and the publication of Junior’s Dessert Cookbook, Junior’s is offering a free slice of its famous cheesecake or slice of its skyscraper layer cakes with the purchase of any dine-in lunch or dinner entrée on…

Madison Square Eats is back: Macarons, Canolli, gourmet cupcakes – more

13 Oct 2011, Posted by Niko in Artisan Cannolis, Macaron Parlour, Nunu Chocolates, Robicelli's, Sigmund Pretzel Shop, Wafels & Dinges, Wafels and Dinges

Of all the gatherings of “gourmet” food carts and street food vendors in Manhattan I think Madison Square Eats has the highest percentage of great vendors.  On the savory side,  there are too many to mention them all.  Here’s a select few: Calexico Cart, Asia…