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Gratitude with Attitude

August 10, 2012

The food won’t stop! We’ve asked people to, but they won’t, despite our insistence. So we accept their generosity. We share. We give some away… …and I make sure I keep listening to what MY body wants. An Apple and Diet Mountain Dew? That looks _____. Well, that’s what I wanted for breakfast! My cousins […]

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It’s Tasty

August 6, 2012

Insomnia… …4 hours of sleep, 1/2 a Sesame Bagel from South Central Station with PB and Orange Marmalade… …then we were back in the Columbia Presbyterian waiting room. (I posted some thoughts over at Thick Dumpling Skin today.) For the first time in a week, I left the building for lunch. It felt good to […]

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Guest Blogger: Fritos and Froie Gras

May 6, 2012

Hi, The Actor’s Diet Fans! I am Sarah from the blog Fritos and Foie Gras, which chronicles my eating and cooking adventures in NYC. When Lynn asked for guest posts, I thought that a piece on how to eat cheaply in NYC might be helpful to her readers. NYC is home to some pretty fantastic […]

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Central Perk

June 26, 2011

After Breadfast yesterday we spent our last day in New York walking, walking, walking! From TriBeCa…. …through Greenwich Village (and the building exterior from “Friends”)… …all the way back to Chelsea… …where I passed out from carb overload and sheer exhaustion. Recharged, we took one final stroll before the sun set. No trip to NYC […]

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June 25, 2011

My in-laws Wendy and David rode the train in from Philly to see us this morning, so we took them out to eat! Multiple bloggers recommended Locanda Verde, a TriBeCa restaurant (part owned by Robert De Niro) which was written up in the Huffington Post as having “The Best Breakfast in NYC.” Don’t know if […]

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