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A Low-Sugar Snack Bar That Totally Doesn't Suck

Granola bars and protein bars are essential for hiking, biking, and general snacking but most contain loads of sugar. If you're trying to keep keto or reduce your overall sugar intake, allow us to introduce...
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"RITZY PALACE," MARKHAM - Consistently great Cantonese cuisine during both normal & Covid times!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 days ago

With a new round of Covid restriction coming to York region next week. We decided to squeeze in one last dine-in meal before we have to once again endure 28 days of ho-hum 'lock-down' food. Comp...

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Dining report-La Castillería, Vejer de la Frontera

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by Maribel 6 days ago

Well, actually not in Vejer itself but “hidden” away in the tiny hamlet of (Pago de) Santa Lucía, 5 kilometers below this stunning whitewashed hill town. We dined on 3/11, 5 days after their off...

Jack's premiers in Eastchester...

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by gutreactions 9 days ago

They were ready to open last March, but due to the Covid crisis they had to delay. After a major renovation to the former Edmondo's (Yefsi) space on Main St. in Eastchester, Jack's Bar & Restaurant...

"FRILU" - Another near flawless meal!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 10 days ago

In anticipation of another round of Covid restriction to hit the York region, I decided to take advantage of what limited time is left and have another dine-out meal. The fact that we chose to e...

Minis Latin Fusion opens softly in New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo of City Island has opened Minis Latin Fusion at 237 Main Street, New Rochelle, in a charming refurbished space that had formally operated as Fratelli's. She is joined by tal...

Dova - new Sicilian place in Cabbagetown

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by Dr. John 27 days ago

We tried out Dova's patio last night. Dova is the sister restaurant of Ardo, which we also really like, and opened a few weeks ago at the corner of Carlton and Parliament. The interior (which w...

"O' Mei," Richmond Hill - Consistently excellent Dim Sum and now featuring, may be the BEST freshly baked BBQ pork buns in the GTA!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 27 days ago

With a huge and varied menu featuring excellently crafted Dim Sum from both Southern and Northern regions of China. This iconic establishment, besides being my go-to-place for Giant lobster multipl...

Ben's, Scarsdale, satisfied our Jewish deli craving...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

With the High Holidays approaching, we had a yen for some good old-fashioned Jewish deli and a visit to Ben's on Central Park Ave. in Scarsdale satiated our most recent cravings. This is the food t...

Prime 16 Tap House & Burgers Opens in Pelham...

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by gutreactions 5 years ago

We visited this new gastro-pub last weekend for the second time, and the 8 oz. Angus burgers, fresh made salad and meaty chicken wings were quite good. Portions are generous. We washed it all down ...

"Auberge du Pommier" – A delightful, annual ‘Men-only’ Birthday Bash (Long review)

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by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Year after year, for the past couple of decades, my foodie brother-in-law and I have been holding an annual ritual around this time….a joint ‘men-only‘ birthday bash. Venues for this event all pos...

The Beehive still buzzing in Armonk...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Our destination was Tauk in Armonk, but when we got there the place was shut with a sign saying lost power. Decided to head over to the The Beehive on Old Route 22 and it was a good choice. The pla...

Grain House, UWS, Delicious Szechuan

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by vinouspleasure 3 months ago

with our go to szechuan restaurant, szechuan garden, closed during the pandemic we decided to give the Grain House another try. Our first visit a couple of years ago didn't go well but we primarily...

Coalinga, CA - Harris Ranch Inn

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by glbtrtr 2 months ago

Harris Ranch Inn, off Highway Five near Coalinga, keeps polishing their product and even with convid complications requiring outdoor dining, they pull off a very good product. Well worth the stop -...

Wonderful --- a Hunan restaurant in Millbrae

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by hyperbowler 6 years ago

Wonderful opened a few months ago and serves Hunan food. Service was helpful and nice. A plexiglass wall separates the kitchen from the seating area, so you can see them prep everything. Nice de...

Han Dynasty UWS, yuck!

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by vinouspleasure 3 months ago

we ordered in from the well-reviewed (yelp) han dynasty, first time eating their food, better than the vast majority of westchester chinese restaurants but terrible by nyc standards. I've come to b...

Big Burger & Salad at North End Tavern, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

We were in the mood for a tavern-type meal and decided to visit 2-year-old North End Tavern in the Quaker Ridge section of New Rochelle. I had not been since their opening days, and I had heard the...

Chloe at the Navy Yard - Report

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by Steve 3 months ago

My first time to the new development at the Navy Yard. Lots of restaurants to choose from and a nice area to walk around with a boardwalk and some interesting architectural features. Many pretty ...

Vibrant food & nightlife at Alvin & Friends, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

It was a lovely late summer evening when we stopped into Alvin & Friends on Memorial Highway in downtown New Rochelle. The place was popping at around 8 p.m., and we took seats in the bar/lounge. T...

Peter Luger demoted to 'satisfactory': Pete Wells, N.Y. Times...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

Legendary Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn received no stars today in The New York Times, according to restaurant critic Pete Wells. What do you think? Anyone been lately? (Would have added a lin...

Collards shine at The Southern Table, Pleasantville...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

I wanted to see 'Pavarotti' on Father's Day and it was a stirring documentary. The Jacob Burns in Pleasantville was a good intimate spot to take it in. We were a bit hungry when we left so we heade...