13 Feb I-BRAKE-4-BAKES

A kouign-amann, not to be confused with former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, is perhaps the most buttery of bakes ever concocted.  While Mr. Annan arrives by way of Ghana, this round breaded wonder traces its origin to the French Bretagne coast.   No one's exactly...

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18 Aug And, in the Hamptons…..

"It is a beautiful ocean today, isn't it? What would you say that is, sort of sapphire? I've never seen anything like that ocean!" The Late Edie Beale, the former mistress of Grey Gardens and cousin to Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Ah, Long Island beaches. In East Hampton...

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28 Apr The EATORIALIST: LAFAYETTE, NYC

[caption id="attachment_4053" align="alignleft" width="214"] THE LAFAYETTE BURGER[/caption] The problem with a period restaurant - think France early 20th Century - is that it takes a lot for it to feel authentically old.  With its lighting, furnishings and signage, LAFAYETTE is no exception to this restaurant design...

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13 Dec The EATORIALIST: AVOCADO TOAST HOAX?!

  So what if they look like some sort of prehistoric animal's testicles? [caption id="attachment_3656" align="aligncenter" width="369"] HOLY HAAS![/caption] Super healthy and great tasting, you're crazy not to love Haas avocados.  Whether slivered out of their reptilian skin-like shells (cut the avocado in half length wise, use a...

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