Category Archives: Eat, Drink & Be Merry

The Bronx And Back Again: Louie & Ernie’s Pizza

“Where You From? Manhattan, Right?” Although he waited to ask us as we were paying the bill on the way out, the friendly pizza maker nailed us from the moment we had walked in. It wasn’t that we had a … Continue reading

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Street Food of Chinatown

Take it from me. Manhattan’s Chinatown is packed with incredible cheap eats. I worked out of an office on East Broadway for over five years, and I took full advantage. When you start doing the math, it works out to … Continue reading

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A Perfect Slice Of New York

How can such a simple food bring such enormous pleasure? We ask ourselves this question every time we step up to the take-out counter at Patsy’s Pizzeria (2287 1st Ave b/w 117th & 118th). While we wait to order a … Continue reading

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La Lovely Tropezienne

Here at across106thstreet we’re big fans of great baked goods. Fanatics really. Do you know anyone else who would travel many neighborhoods away just to pick up a banana chocolate chip muffin from a fish market? Didn’t think so. Luckily, … Continue reading

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The 14th Annual Glöggfest

Glöggfest 2010 got off to a Bang Bang Push Push here in El Barrio. With the help of Joe Cuba, Shuggie Otis, Hector Lavoe, Fela Kuti, Run DMC, and the jazzoliday vibes from A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Glögg warmed … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Brew Is

And speaking of guts and instinct…it was much to our surprise, when our friend/neighbor across the hall invited us to a craft beer tour organized by guess who…yup…Mr. Joshua M. Bernstein. Every few weeks he organizes a crawl to get … Continue reading

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Gut Check

Does anyone else still read the free weekly NY Press? Yes, it’s made of paper, you can’t download it to your iPadAppDroid (yet), and you have to retrieve it out of a pee soaked plastic box on the sidewalk. But … Continue reading

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