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Spiced quail legs with mango radish lychee soya caramel and crème fraiche (Photo: Fade Social)

Dublin: Hot Tea, Crab Toasties and Recovery From Heartbreak

Love, love, love that removed me from all the loss at Fade Street Social In Dublin The middle of winter in Dublin is full of rain, endless squalls of wind, and more than a little bit of cloud. I love that town.The people are friendly, the beer never stops pouring, and mix of Gaelic,…

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Finding My Place in NYC (via the Perfect Coffeeshop, Bar and Soulmate)

“NYC existed with or without my approval, and quietly contained a treasure trove of amazing places and people waiting to find their amazing counterparts.” I was 26 years old when I moved to New York. I was so excited to finally be in the greatest city in the world, and I knew it would be…

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A Day Grows in Red Hook

Including, but certainly not limited to, eating at a restaurant owned by a former dominatrix and listening to bluegrass jam sessions. My tour of Red Hook, if you should ever join me, does not begin in Red Hook.Instead, it begins across the BQE (Brooklyn-Queens Expressway) in the lovely little neighborhood of Carroll Gardens (a…

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