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Summer NYC 2013, Activity #7: Brindle Room – Burger

Brindle Room Neighborhood: East Village Venue: Casual Restaurant Atmosphere: “Quaint”…? Crowd/Scene: Trendy, “Datey” Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/19GCK1j Rating: 3 Stars The Brindle Room Burger recommendation came to me with a hell of a lot of hype–and it failed to live up to it. … Continue reading

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Best Mexican Food in NYC

If you have been in NYC for long enough, you know that Mexican food is not our city’s best thing. As someone from Texas always looking for the best of New York City, I found that out more quickly than … Continue reading

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Summer NYC 2013 – Activity #1: Dos Toros Taquiera

Dos Toros Taquiera Neighborhood: Union Square Venue: Mexican Restaurant, Fast Casual Atmosphere: Lunch Scene, Trendy Crowd/Scene: Young urbanites Rating: Uzo gives it 5/5 stars Well, this place definitely lives up to whatever hype there is about it. I hadn’t heard … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #11: Hudson River Cafe – “View v. Food”

Hudson River Cafe Neighborhood: West Harlem Venue: Restaurant, Lounge Atmosphere: Trendy, Fashionable People: Young, Urban, Diverse Rating: 3 I don’t think there is another place in the world where the people love a good brunch as much as New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #8: Habana Outpost, A July 4th Option

Habana Outpost Neighborhood: Fort Green, Brooklyn Venue: Latin/American Atmosphere: Outdoor Eating People: Young, hip & urban Rating: 4 I’ve been to Habana Outpost before—sort of. Actually, I never even went on their property the last time I went. The place … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #4.02: Miss Favela, Steak & Pitches

Miss Favela Neighborhood: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Venue: Brazilian Atmosphere: Bar/Restaurant People: Williamsburg Hipsters? Rating: 4 Stars It’s amazing that there are so many hidden gems in what is such a relatively small place like New York City. Miss Favela, is just … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #7: Macondo, Food, Fun, Friend

Macondo Neighborhood: Lower East Side Venue: Latin Fusion Restaurant Atmosphere: Lounge Vibe People: Yuppies and Mature Yuppies Rating: Uzo gives it 5 stars Of all the things to do in New York City during the summer, Macondo (157 East Houston … Continue reading

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