Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hecho En Dumbo: The Bowery's Best Mexican?

By: Anne M. Raso

I fell instantly in love with the understated Hecho En Dumbo in the East Village. It is just one long room with exposed brick walls and pipes and pretty much no art on the walls--you would think it was a hipster hang if you just looked at the bar crowd but the dinner crowd is a true mix of folks from the uptown business crowd to local tattoo artists. The food is served in a straightforward manner, with farm to table ingredients, fast service and respectable size portions.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Bringing Bison to Brunch at Ted's Montana Grill

By: Finance Foodie 

Last weekend, the Mister and I were in Midtown Manhattan during noon time. Feeling hungry and but too lazy to travel far for food, we decided to stop by Ted's Montana Grill. I had been to this finance crowd favorite a few times before for dinner, but was excited to try their newly created brunch menu.

Monday, June 9, 2014

The Baker's Dozen: A Father's Day Gift Guide!

By Anne M. Raso and Finance Foodie

Father's Day is coming fast upon us and most of us wait until the last minute to pick out something for dear old dad. Here is a list that will hopefully give you a great variety to “dad pleasers” to choose from--and all brands will be happy to work with you to get your goodies in time!


Thursday, June 5, 2014

A New Vegan Restaurant "Blossoms" On Carmine Street!

By: Anne M. Raso

Carmine Street is one of the West Village streets that is so beloved not only because of his history in Italian immigration and culture, but because its buildings have basically looked the same since they were built around 1900. Only the storefronts change frequently thanks to the staggering rents. It has always been a mecca for restaurants, and one of the best is the vegan Blossom On Carmine. It's an intimate space with exposed brick walls, dim lighting and an outdoor seating area. I chose a table right between the outdoor and indoor space so that I could have the best of both worlds. Best of all, the prices range from inexpensive to moderately expensive (for instance, appetizers cost $5-$9)

Monday, June 2, 2014

A Box of Fun with PijonBox

By: Finance Foodie

PijonBox is a specifically curated monthly box subscription service that makes sure every college student gets everything they need to get through the school year. Starting at $25 a month, pick a female, male or gender-neutral box packed with delicious and healthy snacks, health and beauty supplies, household essentials and fun gifts to get them through each semester. I was intrigued by the idea, so I had to check a box out!

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