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Mmmm…..Madangsui

That's the name of a Korean restaurant in New York garnering a rave review in the NYT today. Not only is it making me hungry for good Korean barbecue but it's making me a bit wistful for New York dining … Continue reading

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Pizza Pulse – Would You Pay $5 for a Slice?

Di Fara Pizzeria in the Midwood section of Brooklyn charges $5 a slice and has folks lining up around the block to get some. It's yet another chapter in the saga to identify New York's best pizza. Our kids love … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Mozza 2 Go: Gastrokid’s first visit

A blistering hot day in Los Angeles. The kind that makes you grateful for the dappled shade of banana palms, friends with pools, and, with the opening of Mozza 2 Go, (6610 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles; 323-297-1130) arguably the best … Continue reading

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Kids’ Week in London Means Theatre and Free Dining

August 15 – 29 is Kids’ Week in London (I know it’s more like Kids Two Weeks), a festival of free West End theater and acting workshops for children. In conjunction with the drama, a number of West End restaurants … Continue reading

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Snowbunny Slays Pinkberry

Can we rewind and start the froyo wars again? Can we pit Snowbunny against Pinkberry? If we could, my money would be on Snowbunny (312 Center St Healdsburg, CA 707-431-7669). On a recent road trip to Sonoma county to see … Continue reading

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Wine in a baby bottle

Does wine really taste better in baby bottle? This Parisian restaurant thinks so and is succeeding in sending plenty of adults back to the teat. Bet the conversation regresses after a few bottles as well. – Matthew

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Hold the Tuna….and the Mercury

Mmmm……just when you thought it was safe to introduce your children to the joys of sushi along comes a NYT report into the exceedingly high levels of mercury found in Manhattan tuna sushi/sashimi. Writes the NYT: Recent laboratory tests found … Continue reading

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Fernandez & Wells – A Little Haven of Spanish Lunch Heaven

Okay, so I’m on a major Spain kick right now….that 1080 book jump started the whole thing. Hence my Gastrodad joy at discovering two Spanish restaurant and deli discoveries during my current business trip to London. The first is Moro, … Continue reading

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Goat Boy

It’s a rare and glorious thing when everything aligns just so and a culinary wish turns to gustatory bliss. I’d just read a story in the New York times by Paula Disbrowe on the pleasures of barbecued goat meat (cabrito, … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Goes Macropsychotic…

…at M Cafe De Chaya, a macrobiotic restaurant on Melrose where Desmond and I had lunch with a friend the other day. Ok, that’s not, fair. Macrobiotic cooking is not psychotic, but that was a hilarious nickname my wife and … Continue reading

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