Tag Archives: Savings and Cravings

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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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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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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Capitol Hill Coffee and Pastry Foraging at Crumble & Flake and Victrola Coffee

Sometimes it’s fun to hit up more than one of your favorite places in order to create that perfect, comfy combo. I’m a big fan of double whammy-ing, although preferably when such places lie in at least somewhat the same … Continue reading

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Sharing is Caring at Skillet Diner in Capitol Hill

On many occasions I have sung my praises for going splitsies as a means of saving $$ without having to settle for lesser foods. At Skillet Diner, that is the best route to go. By no means is the signature … Continue reading

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Salmon Chowder Perfection at Pike Place Chowder

Pike Place: my personal culinary Disneyland.  Among the sea of booths, stands and storefronts beckoning hungry market-goers with smorgasbords of northwest delicacies, there are a few tokens to which I am extremely loyal.  I have already professed my love for … Continue reading

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DIY Pancake Brunch at Slappy Cakes in Portland, OR

Here I am back on the West Coast for the summer, and my Manhattan-yearning is slowly-but-surely disintegrating as I peruse the fabulous Pacific Northwest food scene.  Last weekend, I did a little road trip down to Portland to visit old … Continue reading

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