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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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Convivio, in Durham

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by jnwall 18 days ago

We had a delicious Easter Day lunch yesterday at Convivio, at 104 City Hall Plaza, in Durham. Our meal included charcuterie, salad with burrata, three different house-made pastas, plus servings of...

S/T Hooligans--A Real Pleasure

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by kaleokahu 1 month ago

I've been meaning to try this Frelard place for some time, so last night was the night. I confess that I was more than a little hesitant--I think the name (and the tribal font, and the image of a ...

Liholiho Yacht Club

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by Ridge 3 years ago

We went to Liholiho yacht club recently for my husbands birthday. We are pretty picky and more often than not disappointed with high end restaurants in SF. But we were completely blown away by the ...

Compelling flavors at Krave, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

I have been visiting Krave, a new spot in downtown New Rochelle, for several months now, and I have tasted a variety of dishes. I must say, the flavors emanating from the kitchen at Krave are vibra...

"ADRAK," Richmond Hill - Well prepared, tasty Northern Indian Cuisine... sadly often overlooked!

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by Charles Yu 1 month ago

During this past Covid year, when ever I was in the mood for some good Indian take-out. As if being hypnotized into a 'one track mind' trance, I automatically make the long track down to either Cha...

Dining report-La Castillería, Vejer de la Frontera

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by Maribel 6 months 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...

Celebrating our 2nd Dose at City Limits, White Plains...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Finally managed to get our second dose of Covid vaccine just over a week ago at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. So we decided to celebrate over a mid-morning meat at City Limits Dine...

Loaded Mexican flavors at El Barrio, Scarsdale...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

The former 808 Social morphed into El Barrio last year and the playful south-of-the-border flavors coming out of this kitchen are exciting. Stopped in for an early evening dinner this past week and...

Pluckemin Inn

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by EDANTES 2 months ago

Went to Pluckemin Inn to celebrate Valentines. The meal did not disappoint. Appetizers were Lobster Salad, and grilled scallops, both were prepared with exquisite attention to detail, blending ...

Reckless Noodle House

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by equinoise 2 months ago

A combination of SE Asian food and tiki-ish cocktails is a concept with obvious appeal to me. This is a friendly neighborhood joint with a congenial vibe. IIRC it was founded in 2018 by a Australi...

Daughter Thai in Montclair [Oakland]

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by Sablehart 4 years ago

Had a great dinner at Daughter Thai in Oakland--got the 24-hour beef noodle soup recommended in Luke Tsai's review, as well as the Hat Yai fried chicken. The chicken was a bit bland (I couldn't det...

Jack's premiers in Eastchester...

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by gutreactions 6 months 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...

Chinese Bing at Bing and Bao, Falls Church

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by Steve 3 months ago

Bing and Bao is a new place in Idylwood Plaza (Whole Foods) in Falls Church. It is setup for video screen ordering inside, and it is possible to eat in plus there are a couple of small tables out...

'Fritay Lakay' at Minis Latin Fusion, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

It was the first time I tried this dish. It is a mainstay in Haitian/Caribbean cuisine and it has been added the the fusion menu at Minis. According to proprietor Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo, the idea ...

'My Wonderful Kitchen,' Richmond Hill - An ATYPICAL take-out Christmas dinner for an ABNORMAL & WACKY Covid Year!

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by Charles Yu 4 months ago

Adhering to strict stay-at-home and no visitors protocol!!.....resulting in no visiting family members to help devour the usual holiday Turkey, Prime Ribs or Seafood medley feast. Instead, decided...

Robust Italian at Trattoria Vivolo, Harrison...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Stopped into Trattoria Vivolo in Harrison last night for dinner with a friend. It sits right across the street from the Harrison Metro-North station. Chef/owner Dean Vivolo is a wonderful host who ...

A SODO Gem Survives

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by kaleokahu 4 months ago

Prior to the Plague and its scything of Seattle neighborhood restaurants, and before Mayor Durkan's general ruination of downtown, Wahine kept a list of dependable lunch places in SODO/Georgetown w...

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...

Call Your Mother (But not Often) in DC

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by Steve 6 months ago

Call Your Mother has now several locations and has taken off very quickly as a choice for upscale bagels and bagel sandwiches. Is the extra expense worth it? I tried the zaatar bagel. I was ...

Good snacking at The Rail House, Pelham...

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

They first opened as Baci, then a few months later they morphed into The Rail House 10803, a vintage railroad themed eclectic American/Italian themed restaurant and bar. The restaurant is located n...