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Epic Hoggery in Los Angeles

Following a manifest destiny of his own creation, Eric Park has worked his way west from earlier stints at Eleven Madison Park then to The Spotted Pig in New York City before opening his own restaurant in the burgeoning foodie scene of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.  As the latest arrival in a neighborhood quickly […]

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Standout seafood in tricky-to-navigate Boston

Though the fishing docks of Gloucester are a mere 45 minutes away, the seafood scene in Boston is tricky to navigate. Certainly a solid franchise with quality and predictable seafood fare exists from omnipresent Legal Seafood, but moving beyond that tourist event there are fewer restaurants dedicated to serving a seafood only menu.  B&G Oysters […]

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A Flawless Brunch in New York City

There is nothing quite like a weekend brunchtime Bloody Mary. For those in my camp, there is no better destination than Prune. Inconspicuously tucked away in a little corner in the East Village, Prune features 10 different Bloody Mary recipes. All are intended to be followed by a beer chaser. Picqued by the exotique-ness (at […]

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Oysters in Philadelphia

Sometimes relationships with restaurants are mere transactions. They purvey. You patronize. Other times, they are – ehrm, – relationships. This was this correspondent’s case with Oyster House in Philadelphia. Over the course of two years, your correspondent and the establishment got to know each other, got comfortable with each other, fought, made up, and parted […]

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Seafood Dominated by Regulars in London

Travelers to London may be intimidated by the number of choices available to put an English spin on the typical daily routine of taking a stroll, buying a paper, and sitting down to a distinctive menu in a distinct environment. When staying in the Piccadilly area, a great Saturday morning might start with a leisurely […]

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