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A Merry Visit to the Doughnut Plant

Last Sunday night felt like a doughnut indulgence sorta night, so we ventured southward to Chelsea to pay a visit to the Doughnut Plant. Sven was scheduled to board a jet plane to Sao Paolo Monday morning anyhow — figured we might as well prep the tummy for the impending onslaught of churrascos and caipirinhas,… Read more »

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Merry Christmas! <3

A dark chocolate and almond Christmas tree with powdering of confectionary sugar. Gotten from the charming little Cocova chocolate shop in Adams Morgan. Thank god for them!

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il Buco, a Trip to Rustic Italy

Good restaurants are a dime a dozen in New York City, but I found me a real gem this week: a charming wine cellar-restaurant called il Buco. This is one of those restaurants that makes you feel like you’re in a different country when you’re in it, in this case rustic Italy. Wildflowers and antique… Read more »

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Sweetness, Sweetness. Bigmouth, La.

(note The Smiths reference. Exit Clov is getting ready to pick a Smiths song to record for a compilation!) So our cousin Ellen’s in town and you know what that means – time to overeat. We have an uncanny genetic ability to appreciate food. Some snapshots of food we’ve already inhaled. Coco Sala 929 F… Read more »