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Sally’s Apizza & Frank Pepe: A New Haven Pizza Pilgrimage

Pizza. While many Americans declare pizza to be an unhealthy obsession, I can eat it almost every night of the week. In fact, the one time we visited Napoli, Italy, we did just that, eating one Neapolitan pie per day … Continue reading

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Di Fara: The Pizza Served in Heaven (or at least Midwood)

If you know anything about pizza or New York, then you’ve heard of Di Fara Pizza. Located way out on Avenue J, it’s a trek for those without a car coming from Manhattan. The line is always ridiculous with waits … Continue reading

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Bagels: A Bite of New York City History

It’s a debate that never ends: Who makes the best bagels in New York City? Everyone has their favorite, but opinions can get heated. But that’s the fun of the New York bagel obsession. Although it’s getting harder and harder … Continue reading

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“They Don’t Make Places Like This Anymore”

If you love old-school New York diners like we do, then take 4 minutes out of your day to watch this poignant and beautiful film on the Grand Luncheonette that was tucked away in the heart of Times Square before … 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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