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NYC’s Best Takes On 5 Classic American Foods

These five restaurants combine patriotism and creativity to offer unique spins on the classics. Our forefathers—and foremothers—would be proud.

07/04/2014

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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Merguez Platter from BistroShopp

Guess who’s baaack? One of our favorite NYC street vendors, Bistro Truck, who opened a restaurant a couple of years ago.

07/03/2014

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5 Best Gourmet Milkshakes In NYC

What makes a milkshake gourmet? Well, for starters, the ingredients have to be top-notch. And, of course, the flavors should go beyond basic vanilla and simple strawberry. The five places listed below turn milk + ice cream into something truly and completely extraordinary.

07/02/2014

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NYC’s 6 Best Bars & Restaurants To Watch The World Cup

Don’t have a ticket to Brazil? Lucky for you, New York City bars and restaurants will be filled with fellow fans with World Cup spirit from June 12 to July 13. Whether you’re rooting for Italy, Argentina or the U.S. (or any of the other countries playing for the win) there’s a spot for you to cheer, drink and celebrate.

07/01/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Of July will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

07/01/2014

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Fruity Cocktails To Beat The Summer Heat

Lemonade may be a great thirst quencher in the hot, hot heat of summer time, but get creative this year with some drinks that are a bit more fun.

07/01/2014

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NYC’s 5 Most Elegant Breakfasts

Sometimes you want a little polish with your eggs, a little dose of decadence with your coffee. Herewith, our five favorite spots for an oh-so-elegant morning repast.

06/30/2014

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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Papaya King Expands To The Street

Our go-to on hot dogs is mustard, relish and sauerkraut. On the second one, we got sauteed onions, that vinegary NYC staple of hot dog vendors.

06/27/2014

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NYC’s Best Undersung Delis

When it comes to New York delis, Carnegie and Katz’s get all the glory (and customers). Deservedly so, as these two restaurants consistently serve up excellent sandwiches. But several delis around town offer excellent versions of the same types of eats in far less crowded circumstances.

06/24/2014

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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Tacos From Morocho

After a blazing start, Morocho was not around much last year, but now they’re back on Union Square West just north of 14th St with a custom-built food cart.

06/20/2014

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The 5 Best Gelato Shops In NYC

To battle the heat this week, we’re checking out all of New York’s cold treats. Thick, creamy gelato is known for intense flavoring and pure decadence. Here are some of New York City’s best gelato shops.

06/20/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars For A Martini

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, martinis have stood the test of time as a classic cocktail. Check out these New York City martini bars for the best versions of the cocktail in the big apple.

06/19/2014

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5 Best Restaurants Near the Staten Island Ferry

Next time you take the Staten Island Ferry, we recommend you stick around and try some of the borough’s best restaurants, all within walking distance of the ferry terminal.

06/18/2014

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Five Unexpected Uses For Tea

Tea is useful for much more than filling your cup. Check out these five unusual uses before you throw away your next teabag.

06/17/2014

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5 Great Caribbean Specialties And Where To Eat Them In NYC

June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Celebrate by noshing on doubles, patties, mini tacos, jerk chicken, mofongo, and other Caribbean specialties at one of our five favorite Caribbean restaurants in New York City.

06/10/2014

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Derek Jeter Meets Fans at the Luvo Food Truck Launch

Derek Jeter & Jerry Stackhouse Help Launch the Luvo Food Truck – Columbus Circle, NYC

Derek Jeter & Jerry Stackhouse meet fans at the Luvo Food Truck launch in NYC’s Columbus Circle. (Photos: CBS Local)

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Best Seasonal Spring Recipes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts And Bacon

Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

Grill Vegetable Skewers

Best Vegetarian Dishes

Celebrate National Vegetarian Day with one of these delicious vegetable filled dishes. Not into salad? Try spinach lasagna, hummus or falafels.

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