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GTFO of SF 001: Tahoe

Last month, I took the lead for helping plan a ski trip for some friends arriving from NYC: “So we need to find a cool spot in Tahoe now. It’s 5–6 total?” — Dennis “Yes, let’s start that search…ill find out shortly if Eric is onboard.” — Rita “Hey y’all, so Eric is confirmed to join us!Dennis and…

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The Unexpected Good Meal

Discovering omakase magic on a cold winter day. It was Valentine’s Day 2016 in New York City — 7 degrees outside with snow flying in furious flurries.My boyfriend had told me that the date would be a surprise, and I, being an under 30s, slightly narcissistic girl had decided to wear a flimsy white dress and…

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GTFO of NYC 002: Woodstock, NY

I’ve lived in NYC for a long time. So long that I’ve pretty much lost count.Three years ago, in need of a place to get away from frenetic city life, I found the perfect place only two hours from NYC: Woodstock, NY.With a population of 6,000, this place is QUAINT.It’s, of course,…

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GTFO of NYC 001: Scranton, PA

NYC is the center of the universe and you’ve had just about about enough of it’s bullshit. This post isn’t for finding cute little Vegan bakeries in Bushwick, this is a plan for catching up with the REST of the world.Destination: Scranton, Pennsylvania.WTF?!Yeah, you read that right.The point of this series…

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Here’s My Vote For The Best Innovative Indian Restaurant in NYC

I have a tough time finding good Indian restaurants in NYC. They’re all mostly North Indian, heavy, and honestly, not that interesting.There is only so much chicken tikka masala and saag paneer I can stomach.That was until, one day my twin sister suggested Graffiti Food & Wine Bar, an eclectic Indian fusion restaurant…

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GTFO of NYC 003: Philly brunch at Honey’s Sit ‘N Eat

NYC isn’t the only place to find an excellent brunch. Hop on a bus or Amtrak headed to Philly and take the Market-Frankfort Line to the Spring Garden station.You’ll find a magical gem of a restaurant in the quaint, historic Northern Liberties neighborhood called Honey’s Sit ‘N Eat.The unassuming wooden sign hints at…

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NYC’s Top-5 Mexican Spots (from a LA transplant)

  So delicious I grew up in Los Angeles and after traveling for some time, I developed a theory: the farther away from LA I was, the harder it was to find good Mexican food. When I moved to NYC seven years ago, I was cautiously hopeful about finding decent Mexican food.After some trials…

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My Surprising Sanctuary in SF: B Restaurant and Bar

Nestled two stories above SOMA is one of the gems of San Francisco. For me, it’s a welcome respite from the 180bpm hustle of city life.B Restaurant & Bar at 720 Howard Street manages to be a sanctuary despite being flanked by concrete jungle, roaring downtown traffic, and conference-goers who flock into town every…

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The NYC Donut Awards Go To…

Donut trekking through Manhattan with three food-tech start-ups Donut or Doughnut? However you spell it, donuts are all kinds of goodness.So, it was our goal — as three NYC food tech start-ups — Waddle, Dollop, and Sweetist, to find the tastiest, fluffiest, gooiest, trendiest donut places in NYC.We hit up Doughnut Plant, The Doughnut Project, Dough, The…

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