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24 October, 2014

NYC Wine & Food Festival: Christmas for Foodies

NYC Wine & Food Festival: Christmas for Foodies
Posted in : Adventures, NYC on by : jailavie
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, despite what the NYC department stores are trying to convey, it’s not Christmas. But for foodies, it’s pretty darn close. It’s the NYC Wine & Food Festival!  Last year I won an all-weekend pass to festival events, courtesy of Illy Coffee. This year, I had no
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15 September, 2014

Taste Talks in Brooklyn [Recap]

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This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend Taste Talks, a foodie conference in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  OpenTable had reached out to me about attending and as soon as I started reading about the event, I jumped at the chance! (For restaurants in NYC, check out OpenTable’s New York City restaurants page here!) My Food
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2 July, 2014

The Hidden Gems of the Met Museum [NYC]

The Hidden Gems of the Met Museum [NYC]
Posted in : NYC, Restaurants & Bars, Travel on by : jailavie
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I’m a little behind posting this, but wanted to share my birthday adventure at The Metropolitan Museum of Art!  Now at 26, my birthdays are just getting more mature classier every year. The first stop was The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of the Met that is devoted to medieval art and architecture (pieces of
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6 June, 2014

The Cupcake ATM

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If candy and soda can come out of machines, why can’t cupcakes? Well, thanks to famed cupcake chain Sprinkles, they finally can. Sprinkles launched “The World’s First Cupcake ATM” which dispenses freshly baked cupcakes 24/7 in Beverly Hills in 2012. Obviously both cupcakes and fancy food delivery are trendy topics right now, so the NYC machine opened
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21 October, 2013

New York City Wine & Food Festival

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Ok, let me just start with this: What I’ve been saying for the past 24 hours: “!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” If you know me, you know my obsession for Giada.  Actually, I think there are people who don’t know me and know my obsession for Giada.  Her shows, her recipes, her life … in general, she is my idol.
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30 July, 2013

The Bachelorette Bash

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It’s wedding season! Just a week ago, we were celebrating the marriage of Tom’s twin sister, wed in Philadelphia to her high school sweetheart. But a new weekend means new celebrations (and more brides).  On Saturday, the girls and I headed to the Hamptons (via limo) to celebrate my best friend’s soon-to-be-eliminated singleness. This was
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