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From afar, when planning this trip, it seemed a bit of an ask to find Thanksgiving lunch in New York City. We’d been told by several people in the industry that Thanksgiving is a day [Read more...]

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Especially down in the Financial District, the NYC business lunch is alive and well. Naturally, there are restaurants that specialise in these and Capital Grille is a little like stepping back in time. This is [Read more...]

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Exploring a new neighbourhood in New York City is exciting. We’d “dipped our toes” below Houston Street on the Lower East Side on previous visits because it had already started to get a foodie reputation. [Read more...]

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There are few other words likely to strike fear into the heart of a traveller using Airbnb: “You need to jiggle the key in the lock”. Having used Airbnb four times, in various cities (and, [Read more...]

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Even though we rented an apartment in NYC, it was gluttonous husband’s holiday too – from cooking. Apart from breakfast and the occasional lunch, we ate out all other times. It wasn’t surprising then, that [Read more...]

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Greedy Girl is an inveterate watcher of TV food shows – and where they involve travel, so much the better. She’d seen Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations which featured the culinary equivalent of taking coals to Newcastle [Read more...]

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Neighbourhoods change very quickly in NYC. Our walk uptown from the hipster feel of the Lower East Side takes us through the East Village, a noted hotspot for restaurants and bars even if it is [Read more...]

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Having visited Washington DC this trip for the first time and seen the great monuments of American history (including the amazing Air and Space Museum), Greedy Girl is honest enough to admit her preferred type [Read more...]

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On our final night in NYC for this trip, we decided to try another of the local eateries on the Lower East Side that have been around for a few years but still creating a [Read more...]

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New York City is a tough town and it doesn’t get any easier when summer arrives with a vengeance. The streets are hot, the sidewalks even hotter. Thankfully, there’s lots of cold, colder, coldest cocktails [Read more...]

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