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A Japanese Breakfast in Brooklyn

There’s something about Japanese breakfast that makes me want to jump on a 12+ hour flight and never look back. Excuse the superlatives, but it’s my favorite breakfast on Earth. What I’m about to share with you is my top food discovery of 2014: a real deal Japanese breakfast…in Brooklyn, New York. Share This:

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Road Food! Savoring Maui’s Hana Highway

Minutes after landing in Maui, Hawaii, I learned two things: 1. “the Road to Hana” is a Very Big Deal and 2, the car rental agent will try to up-sell you  on a tricked-out, gas-guzzling Jeep. Here’s the thing: you don’t need a Jeep on the Hana Highway. It’s lush, gorgeous and prohibitively winding; you’ll most likely drive it at …

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Surviving Mardi Gras: An Ode to Fried Food

Without a doubt, New Orleans is one of the world’s great food cities. As a frequent hungry visitor, I sometimes feel like Sisyphus and his boulder: to keep up with the Crescent City’s expansive and ever-changing culinary scene can seem insurmountable. You can eat and eat, then eat some more, and still not crack the surface. Good for you, NOLA; …

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24 Foodie Hours in Los Angeles

If you only had one day in LA, where would you eat? Last week, I headed to Los Angeles, California and this is how I spent 24 foodie hours chowing down on the West Coast: Beverly Hills. A photo posted by Elyse Pasquale (@foodieintl) on Oct 10, 2013 at 8:32am PDT “Touchdown!” That’s what I wanted to yell from seat 7A …

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Foodie Adventures in New York City

What I’m Eating – At Home in New York City After flying and eating around the world for three straight years, I’m excited to spend a month (a whole month!) on the ground in New York City, working on my book and planning the next big foodie adventure. I’m not a New Yorker by birth, but I’ve lived in Manhattan …

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Six Excellent Egg Dishes in New York City

Six of One, Half Dozen of the Other: Manhattan’s Egg Dishes Worth Taking a “Crack” At: What: Egg “En Cocotte” – Coddled egg with savory chicken, buttered white toast, mixed lettuce, vinaigrette Where: Prune Though served in a traditional brunch setting, Prune’s coddled egg is more stand-out than typical AM standard. The barely-cooked egg rests in a small bowl, covering …

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