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    Pizza Topped with Meatballs, Bacon, and Glazed Doughnuts

    There’s something to be said about places that draw you in with chill vibes, good music, a relaxed environment, and of course, fist-pumpingly good food. Bell Blvd in Bayside is saturated with eateries of all kinds, but nothing ...
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    View, Oakdale Long Island - @foodNfest #noBSfood #noBSdrinks (5)

    This Restaurant’s Breathtaking View Will… Take Your Breath Away

    Outside of the insanely high property taxes and congested parkways, Long Island is one of the best places you can live in this country. So much so, that tourists consistently look to escape here in the summertime. No matter whe...
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    Taverna 38 - @foodNfest #noBSfood (12)

    Octopus So Tender, You’ll Be Begging For More

    Hospitality and genuinely good service can go a long way. It could be the difference-maker in whether or not you decide to give a restaurant with mediocre food a second chance or it could be the deciding factor in what has you ...
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    Rosie Lee Teapot (hendricks, lavendar infused tea, cane sugar, fresh squeeze lemon juice, champagne)

    Get Drunk on Hot Tea at Brunch

    We can’t say that after a long Saturday night out, we wake up early Sunday afternoon and our first thought is “Let’s have a tea party!” but after trying the Tipsy Tea brunch at Tanner Smith’s in Midtown,  we have changed our tu...
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    FEATURE

    Rare Pokemon That Can Be Found In Greenwich Village

    If your Pokémon hunting has you wandering near Washington Square Park in the near future, don’t forget to stop by Freud on La Guardia Place. This beautifully decorated bistro in Greenwich Village is putting a new spin on Austri...
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    @foodNfest #noBSfood - Bespoke Kitchen FEATURE

    Seasonal/Local Meat & Produce Made to Order

    Here at Food ‘n’ Festivities, we are always on the lookout for what’s new and exciting, and after our visit to Bespoke Kitchen in the West Village, we have found a new style of dining that showcases the abilities of...
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    Food
     
    FEATURE

    A Wonderfully Quaint Brunch in Greenwich Village

    You owe Guy Beringer a huge “thank you.” You know that thing called brunch that everybody loves so much? Yea, he invented it. He’s the reason that fantastic spots like Greenwich Project draw large weekend crowds by serving up d...
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    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Pit Bosses in NYC, Beware…

    Nothing says ‘Merica quite like beer, bourbon, and BBQ. Normally you would have to travel to all regions of the country to find the best of each one, but NYC conveniently just happens to have some of the finest of all three und...
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    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Indo-Chinese Fare in Williamsburg

    If you live in Brooklyn, we’re sure you have spent hours scanning Yelp for that new, perfect place to eat, but have no idea what you’re in the mood for. Normally, you will scan forever, and just settle back to an old favorite, ...
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    Festivities
     
    Passage Bar & Kitchen (Astoria) - @foodNfest #noBSfood #noBSdrinks (1)

    A Stylish New Take on Classic Irish Fare

    Irish pubs in NYC. There’s a hell of a lot of them. But there’s only one where you can find 93 readily available Irish Whiskeys, a Black Pudding Burger, Irish Breakfast Flatbread and Curried Shepherd’s Pie. We implore you to ve...
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    Festivities
     
    Manhattan Proper - @foodnfest #noBSfood (1)

    Dining Out… The Proper Way

    Let’s face it, you hate being told when you’re not doing things “properly.” But, when it comes to finding stellar food in the cosmopolitan jungle of New York City, it’d be a shame to go about it any way other than properly. Man...
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    Chalkpoint Kitchen - @foodNfest #noBSfood (1)

    So Fresh and So Clean, Clean

    All right ladies and gents, summer is in full-swing, and we’ve been eating cheese and bacon and all things nice for too long. Time to consider the beach bod, and head down to Chalkpoint Kitchen in SoHo for something fresh, seas...
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    Food
     
    Zucchini Spaghetti and Meatballs springbowl

    King of the Broth

    You don’t often hear: “Let’s go order a cup of bone broth.” Until now. Thanks to Springbone Kitchen—a uniquely healthy spot now open in Greenwich Village—we can all now enjoy a 9, 16 or 20 ounce cup of grass-fed bone broth. But...
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    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    Authentic Greek Cuisine and Craft Beer Flights

    What do you get when you combine 30 tap craft beers, authentic Mediterranean fare, and an ambiance suitable for practically everyone? Ted’s Corner Tavern. The name might throw you for a loop leading you to believe you’re visiti...
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    Smuggler Jack's

    Long Island’s Worst Restaurant on the Water

    As our avid readers know, we don’t usually take the time to write about places that we dislike. Frankly, it takes too much time and we much rather invest our energy into promoting the places that are worth visiting. However, ev...
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    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    No Crap on Tap & Bangin’ Diversified Food

    Taproom 307 is not your usual, run-of-the-mill, burger and wings joint in Kip’s Bay; at least not any more. This spot has a new chef that is knocking pub-grub out of the freaking park, and serving up an insane variety of craft ...
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    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    A Midtown Gastropub on Steroids

    Wings. Beer. Sports. Well, not quite, but we found a spot in Midtown that takes this concept and delivers it in a trendy, gastropub atmosphere. Proper West, a two-level, multi-purpose venue, has more range than Derek Jeter had ...
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    Top 5: Best Lobster Dishes “Out East”

    With the warm weather comes endless trips to the Hamptons, lazy beach days, and more Mai Tai consumption than your body is physically used to. Outside of sipping on bubbly in your newest bikini or Speedo, one of the best things...
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    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    Funky East Berlin in NYC

    Traditional German fare? Check. Tasty cocktails with happy hour specials? Check. Awesome friendly service? Check. Studio Kraut, conveniently located in Chelsea, is perfect to visit for a weekday chow down on Berlin-inspired gru...
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    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Jaw-Dropping Chicken & Waffles With a Side of Burger

    Catching brunch in the West Village on a sleepy, mildly hung-over Sunday “morning” seems ideal, until you are confronted by the crowds and hassle that leaving you longing for a place that feels like home. One step inside the Ta...
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    Food
     
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    Pizza Topped with Meatballs, Bacon, and Glazed Doughnuts

    There’s something to be said about places that draw you in with chill vibes, good music, a relaxed environment, and of course, fist-pumpingly good food. Bell Blvd in Bayside is saturated with eateries of all kinds, but nothing ...
  •  
    Food
     
    View, Oakdale Long Island - @foodNfest #noBSfood #noBSdrinks (5)

    This Restaurant’s Breathtaking View Will… Take Your Breath Away

    Outside of the insanely high property taxes and congested parkways, Long Island is one of the best places you can live in this country. So much so, that tourists consistently look to escape here in the summertime. No matter whe...
  •  
    Food
     
    Taverna 38 - @foodNfest #noBSfood (12)

    Octopus So Tender, You’ll Be Begging For More

    Hospitality and genuinely good service can go a long way. It could be the difference-maker in whether or not you decide to give a restaurant with mediocre food a second chance or it could be the deciding factor in what has you ...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    Rosie Lee Teapot (hendricks, lavendar infused tea, cane sugar, fresh squeeze lemon juice, champagne)

    Get Drunk on Hot Tea at Brunch

    We can’t say that after a long Saturday night out, we wake up early Sunday afternoon and our first thought is “Let’s have a tea party!” but after trying the Tipsy Tea brunch at Tanner Smith’s in Midtown,  we have changed our tu...
  •  
    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Rare Pokemon That Can Be Found In Greenwich Village

    If your Pokémon hunting has you wandering near Washington Square Park in the near future, don’t forget to stop by Freud on La Guardia Place. This beautifully decorated bistro in Greenwich Village is putting a new spin on Austri...
  •  
    Food
     
    @foodNfest #noBSfood - Bespoke Kitchen FEATURE

    Seasonal/Local Meat & Produce Made to Order

    Here at Food ‘n’ Festivities, we are always on the lookout for what’s new and exciting, and after our visit to Bespoke Kitchen in the West Village, we have found a new style of dining that showcases the abilities of...
  •  
    Food
     
    FEATURE

    A Wonderfully Quaint Brunch in Greenwich Village

    You owe Guy Beringer a huge “thank you.” You know that thing called brunch that everybody loves so much? Yea, he invented it. He’s the reason that fantastic spots like Greenwich Project draw large weekend crowds by serving up d...
  •  
    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Pit Bosses in NYC, Beware…

    Nothing says ‘Merica quite like beer, bourbon, and BBQ. Normally you would have to travel to all regions of the country to find the best of each one, but NYC conveniently just happens to have some of the finest of all three und...
  •  
    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Indo-Chinese Fare in Williamsburg

    If you live in Brooklyn, we’re sure you have spent hours scanning Yelp for that new, perfect place to eat, but have no idea what you’re in the mood for. Normally, you will scan forever, and just settle back to an old favorite, ...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    Passage Bar & Kitchen (Astoria) - @foodNfest #noBSfood #noBSdrinks (1)

    A Stylish New Take on Classic Irish Fare

    Irish pubs in NYC. There’s a hell of a lot of them. But there’s only one where you can find 93 readily available Irish Whiskeys, a Black Pudding Burger, Irish Breakfast Flatbread and Curried Shepherd’s Pie. We implore you to ve...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    Manhattan Proper - @foodnfest #noBSfood (1)

    Dining Out… The Proper Way

    Let’s face it, you hate being told when you’re not doing things “properly.” But, when it comes to finding stellar food in the cosmopolitan jungle of New York City, it’d be a shame to go about it any way other than properly. Man...
  •  
    Food
     
    Chalkpoint Kitchen - @foodNfest #noBSfood (1)

    So Fresh and So Clean, Clean

    All right ladies and gents, summer is in full-swing, and we’ve been eating cheese and bacon and all things nice for too long. Time to consider the beach bod, and head down to Chalkpoint Kitchen in SoHo for something fresh, seas...
  •  
    Food
     
    Zucchini Spaghetti and Meatballs springbowl

    King of the Broth

    You don’t often hear: “Let’s go order a cup of bone broth.” Until now. Thanks to Springbone Kitchen—a uniquely healthy spot now open in Greenwich Village—we can all now enjoy a 9, 16 or 20 ounce cup of grass-fed bone broth. But...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    Authentic Greek Cuisine and Craft Beer Flights

    What do you get when you combine 30 tap craft beers, authentic Mediterranean fare, and an ambiance suitable for practically everyone? Ted’s Corner Tavern. The name might throw you for a loop leading you to believe you’re visiti...
  •  
    Food
     
    Smuggler Jack's

    Long Island’s Worst Restaurant on the Water

    As our avid readers know, we don’t usually take the time to write about places that we dislike. Frankly, it takes too much time and we much rather invest our energy into promoting the places that are worth visiting. However, ev...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    No Crap on Tap & Bangin’ Diversified Food

    Taproom 307 is not your usual, run-of-the-mill, burger and wings joint in Kip’s Bay; at least not any more. This spot has a new chef that is knocking pub-grub out of the freaking park, and serving up an insane variety of craft ...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    A Midtown Gastropub on Steroids

    Wings. Beer. Sports. Well, not quite, but we found a spot in Midtown that takes this concept and delivers it in a trendy, gastropub atmosphere. Proper West, a two-level, multi-purpose venue, has more range than Derek Jeter had ...
  •  
    Top 5's
     
    FEATURE

    Top 5: Best Lobster Dishes “Out East”

    With the warm weather comes endless trips to the Hamptons, lazy beach days, and more Mai Tai consumption than your body is physically used to. Outside of sipping on bubbly in your newest bikini or Speedo, one of the best things...
  •  
    Festivities
     
    FEATURE

    Funky East Berlin in NYC

    Traditional German fare? Check. Tasty cocktails with happy hour specials? Check. Awesome friendly service? Check. Studio Kraut, conveniently located in Chelsea, is perfect to visit for a weekday chow down on Berlin-inspired gru...
  •  
    Food
     
    FEATURE

    Jaw-Dropping Chicken & Waffles With a Side of Burger

    Catching brunch in the West Village on a sleepy, mildly hung-over Sunday “morning” seems ideal, until you are confronted by the crowds and hassle that leaving you longing for a place that feels like home. One step inside the Ta...