Ruby’s

Ok so we all agree SoHo is a cool part of town.  And since Ruby’s – a cool, SoHo restaurant – chose Murray Hill as the neighborhood for their second location, that makes us cool, too, right? The Ruby’s menu has some Aussie vibes (fish and chips, vegemite) with the bulk of the menu falling…

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Bhatti

This whole lifting of the ban on kitniyot is a GAME CHANGER.  Basically, for the last 800 years a whole bunch of foods were considered no-nos during Passover (corn, rice, beans), but now they are a-ok.  True, I had pretty much relaxed my observance of that rule in recent years because I didn’t agree with it,…

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Hill and Bay

I was so excited when I saw the Hill and Bay construction in my neighborhood.  I was so not excited when it looked like it would be a little overpriced.  It looked cute but not cute enough to warrant what looked to be a very limited and slightly overpriced menu.  I mean, as much as…

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Whitman and Bloom

When I walked by Arctica (a douchy typical Murray hill bar) and noticed it was now Whitman and Bloom I thought…oh good, Arctica 2.0.  But when Albert said that’s what he wanted for his November pick, I couldn’t argue.  You see, we’re trying to establish a tradition where we each choose 1-2 new restaurants or…

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