Tag Archives: Cheap eats

Sweet Treats in NYC: Oppa Peanut Butter Style

This week I had the privilege of returning to NYC for my NYU graduation ceremony.  It’s kind of bittersweet to return to the city after an extended period of time; entire streets and buildings have transformed in a matter of months, offering … Continue reading

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A Taste of My Travels: Spencer Makenzie’s Fish Co in Ventura, CA

I know I have been terrible about updating in the past few months, but my life has been slightly nomadic.  Almost immediately after graduating from NYU in December, I embarked on the first of a series of exciting journeys around … Continue reading

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To Cure a Hangover: Williamsburg Edition

We’ve all been there.  Sometimes you have a little too much fun, and the next morning all you need is a perfect hangover cure.  Manhattan is literally overflowing with greasy, eggy and cheesy hangover helpers, but my faves are definitely in Williamsburg.  From … Continue reading

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This Way or That Way at This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef in the East Village

Beautiful weather today aside, winter weather has arrived in New York.  And nothing screams winter weather like comfort food.  Personally, when I am all bundled up in the cold, all I want is something cozy and hot to eat; fortunately, … Continue reading

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Sweet Deals at OatMeals in the West Village

See, this is why I love Manhattan.  Themed restaurants galore.  I would take a themed restaurant over a themed party any day; this is the kind of shenanigan that really gets me going.  When I discovered that a precious little … Continue reading

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Cost-Effective Cambodian Fusion at Num Pang Sandwich Shop

Fusion is a beautiful thing.  There are few things that beat the pure, unadulterated joy of biting into something that’s not just delicious, but completely surprising.  That is precisely how I felt when I bit into Num Pang Sandwich Shop‘s Ginger … Continue reading

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Dumpling Fun at Din Tai Fung in Bellevue

Downtown Bellevue has undergone an almost shocking and rather impressive makeover over the past decade. It’s like the city version of Anne Hathaway’s makeover in The Princess Diaries. I say that reluctantly because, as a person who has shamefully grown up in Bellevue, it … Continue reading

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