Monthly Archives: January 2010

Momofuku Noodle Bar, New York NY

Momofuku Ando is the name of the man who invented instant ramen noodles. David Chang, of the “refined meathead” school of cooking, named his restaurants Momofuku, one assumes in tribute. On the other hand, Chang also says in his recently … Continue reading

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Happy Discovery: Odd Duck Farm to Trailer

It’s easy to get in a rut, foodwise, especially when there are decent options on the way home after work. But lately my curiosity has gotten the better of me. After work last week, Yelp led me to what is … Continue reading

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Barney Greengrass: New York, NY

We visited the museum of natural history in New York, where we saw this diorama, which raises the question: Did Wes Anderson design this, was he heavily influenced by diorama design, or did the diorama designer just watch the Royal Tenenbaums … Continue reading

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Osteria al Doge, New York NY

Our sister-in-law Kathy found Osteria al Doge, which was conveniently located near our hotels in the theater district. Austin isn’t exactly known for great Italian cuisine, so this was a treat. I had the pappardelle with Lamb Ragú, and it … Continue reading

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Kocurek Family Charcuterie

Last Saturday morning, Ben and I sprung out of bed early, eager to get downtown to the Farmers’ Market to check out the new (for Saturdays) charcuterie vendor, Kocurek Family Charcuterie. We’ve been hooked on Dai Due lately, but were … Continue reading

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Table for How Many? The Spotted Pig, New York NY

The Spotted Pig is one of our favorites places in New York. The last time we visited, we showed up the minute they were supposed to open for lunch, only to be told “Uh… we’re not really ready to open … Continue reading

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Zampa, New York NY

Weary from battling the New Year’s crowds in Midtown, Ben and I braved the cold and rode the subway down to the West Village. I lived on Jane Street for a couple of years after college and this is one … Continue reading

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Burger Joint, New York NY

Eliza and I spent New Year’s in NYC with my family, something that’s becoming a new holiday tradition. We also had the chance to see a lot of friends up there, including Jeff and Elizabeth, who made a last-minute up with their … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder: Yorkie, Chihuahua, Athlete

Look at this little guy go! He loves a good chase.

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Details, Details: Sun In My Belly, Atlanta GA

Our first morning in Atlanta, Ben and I went to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood. This converted hardware store has my favorite breakfast in town. And this is no irrational obsession. Sun In My Belly seems to do everything right, from the … Continue reading

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