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Schnitz transfers from Brooklyn to Manhattan

Schnitz transfers from Brooklyn to Manhattan

April 22, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

A quaint shop at the intersection of 11th Street and First Avenue in the East Village is serving up schnitzel sandwiches. Schnitzel is a traditional German dish consisting of a thinly cut meat, such as pork, chicken or veal, that is breaded and lightly fried. Schnitz owners Allon Yosha and brother-sis... Read more »

Restaurants offer quick, delicious options for busy students

Restaurants offer quick, delicious options for busy students

April 15, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

New York is a city on the go, so it only fits that the city’s culinary scene accommodates the electric nature with locales that specialize in on-the-go dining options. Here are some recommendations for grabbing a quick bite. The Hummus & Pita Co. Located in Chelsea and Tribeca, this Mediterranean r... Read more »

Arts Issue: Celebrities make for better theater-going experience

Arts Issue: Celebrities make for better theater-going experience

April 10, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Broadway bombards audiences with display after display of Hollywood celebrities taking on theater’s most prestigious roles. There is an easy case in favor of casting celebrities in Broadway shows rather than traditional stage actors — multiple facets justify the increasing popularity of celebrity-le... Read more »

Top 5 superfruits to keep energy high

Top 5 superfruits to keep energy high

April 8, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

The phrase superfruit is often repeated in health-food circles, but what does it really mean? Here are five lesser-known fruits for those who want to improve their health and longevity. Star Fruit Native to Southeast Asia, the star fruit is yellow with a star-like shape that gives the super... Read more »

‘Grand Piano’ gives new meaning to suspenseful music

‘Grand Piano’ gives new meaning to suspenseful music

March 7, 2014
Filed under ARTS

After five years of seclusion following a career-destroying failed recital, young piano virtuoso Tom Selznick is pressured into a performance where he finds himself the hostage of a mysterious assassin’s disembodied voice. The premise of “Grand Piano,” directed by Eugenio Mira, sounds interesting... Read more »

Deep-dish pizza makes leap from Chicago to SoHo at Emmett’s

Deep-dish pizza makes leap from Chicago to SoHo at Emmett’s

March 4, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Emmett’s, a new pizzeria that recently opened in SoHo, specializes in its authentic Chicago deep-dish pizza, a daring move in New York City. The presence of deep-dish pizza within itself is a breath of fresh air to those who tire of the $1 late-night pizza dives and the high-class, Zagat-rat... Read more »

Malaysian restaurant Rasa serves up South Asian plates with punch

Malaysian restaurant Rasa serves up South Asian plates with punch

February 25, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Rasa is a Malaysian restaurant nestled in the heart of Greenwich Village. It boasts the best of Malaysian street and comfort food. Camie and Tommy Lai, sibling chefs who established themselves as New York City’s premier Malaysian chefs, named Rasa after the town in Malaysia where they grew up. To... Read more »

Restaurant Week offers discounts, meals for students

Restaurant Week offers discounts, meals for students

February 18, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

New York City’s Restaurant Week runs from Feb. 17 to March 7 this year, with almost 300 of the city’s most esteemed restaurants participating. The restaurants range from The Blue Smoke in Battery Park City to The Cecil in Harlem. Any style of cuisine one can imagine is offered, from Asian Fusion to Sout... Read more »

Dogmatic migrates from Union Square to MacDougal

Dogmatic migrates from Union Square to MacDougal

February 18, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

The first brick-and-mortar location of Dogmatic opened its first doors in October 2008 along Union Square, between Fifth Avenue and Broadway. As of last May, however, the restaurant relocated to a new location just south of NYU’s main campus at 120 MacDougal St. Dogmatic has a small mural of c... Read more »

Whip up romantic end to Valentine’s Day with tiramisu

Whip up romantic end to Valentine’s Day with tiramisu

February 11, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Along with Valentine’s Day comes the inevitable mad dash for chocolate. However, try considering other ingredients when making a dessert to impress your significant other or group of friends. Even items typically found in your kitchen can be useful in creating a romantic masterpiece like tiramisu. Coffe... Read more »

Day in the life: Michael Bowen

Day in the life: Michael Bowen

February 6, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Click on image for more photos Michael Bowen is a teaching assistant for the Film Theory undergraduate course in the Tisch School of the Arts, a graduate working on his dissertation in the Cinema Studies department and a film enthusiast whose work includes many hours spent collecting film antiques ... Read more »

Montaditos brings Old World dining experience to New York

Montaditos brings Old World dining experience to New York

December 3, 2013
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

  For anyone who has ever desired the feeling of Spanish luxury and authentic flavor or the baroque ambience of a different world, all the while never having to leave the convenience of your home, there is solace. New franchise branch 100 Montaditos has opened on Bleecker Street, and is the firs... Read more »

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