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What Your Using is a Fraud, Here’s What Real Balsamic Vinegar Is

It all started in the year 1046 AD, when the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry III, was given a bottle of a local vinegar while passing through a small town on the […]

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7 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in NYC

I don’t care if you’re a self-proclaimed “carnivore” — everyone likes some kind of vegetable prepared in some way, somewhere. If you think you don’t, it means you haven’t been […]

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The Correct Way to Dice an Onion

Think you know how to dice an onion? If your method takes a time, effort, and tears, you’re doing it wrong. But guess what? There’s a better way! You’re not […]

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Chelsea Eats is Taking Over 8th Avenue (& You Should Be Excited)

Think you know street fairs? Think again. Chelsea Eats is gearing up to be a one-of-a-kind journey through the best of New York’s distinctive Chelsea neighborhood. On Saturday, September 26th, […]

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Perfected Roast Chicken, Outdoor Seating, and Amazing Italian @ Barbuto

When on the hunt for al fresco dining in the quant streets between the Meatpacking District and West Village, your options are basically endless. Simple and unassuming, Barbuto is an almost-hidden […]

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Bill’s Bar & Burger Now Serving Breakfast in Rockafeller Center

New York City’s favorite burger joint has announced their plan to add a breakfast menu to its long list of delicious eats. Bill’s Bar and Burger’s Rockefeller Center location (16 […]

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Tom Yum Soup: The Heart and Soul of Thailand

What’s the most popular Thai dish at home and abroad? Recently, I made a friendly bet with a friend that it was Pad Thai. I lost, and am now on […]

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The 7 Best Speakeasy Bars in NYC You Have to Try

Speakeasy style bars have been blowing up these past few years, and New York City is no exception. And, really, what better place to grab an old-fashioned cocktail in a […]

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Save Tons of Money on Beauty Products and Use Ingredients from Your Fridge Instead

Pain is beauty, or so that horrible adage goes. But these days it seems more like money is beauty. With an endless barrage of expensive beauty products on the market, […]

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Uptown Irish Pub Perfection @ Le Chéile

Dear Irish pubs, I really love you. Your beer is good, your cider is delicious, and your fish and chips make me swoon. Your ambiance is just the right amount of […]

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Origin of the Manhattan Cocktail

The Manhattan is one of the most classic and continuously popular drinks ever created –and we’re not just biased because of its namesake. Ok, maybe we’re a little biased, but […]

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7 Amazing Ways to Cook Corn Right Now

Summer is a great time for cooking –lots of fresh veggies, many bbq’s to attend, corndogs at baseball games, the list is endless. But let’s face it, we can sometimes […]

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The Best Way to Reheat Pizza

Have a box of cold pizza in your fridge from last night, but hate cold pizza? What to do? Sure, the easiest thing would be to throw it in the microwave […]

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The Po’ Boy: New Orleans’ Super Star Sandwich

Submarine, sub, grinder, hero, hoagie, spuckie, zeppelin, zep. There are many names for a sandwich on a length of Italian bread split horizontally and filled with cold cuts, cheese, vegetables, […]

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7 Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Let’s be real I don’t discriminate when it comes to booze, but I do actually have my go-to summer beers. It’s beer drankin’ season for me and I find that I […]

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Best Places to Picnic in NYC

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and with it comes the desire to squeeze every last bit of fun out of the warm weather before the snow […]

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Sriracha: A Brief History of the World’s Most Popular Hot Sauce

Unless you’ve been living in under a rock, in a world devoid of flavor, you’ve probably heard about the extremely popular Sriracha. And if not, don’t worry, I was right […]

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The 7 Best Butchers in NYC

Neighborhood butcher shops may seem to be a thing of the past, but here in New York, it’s still possible to find high-quality, small butcheries, serving up prime cuts of […]

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How to Make Obanyaki w/ MOCU-MOCU (Video)

Looking to satisfy your sweet-tooth, but tired of the same old New York glazed donuts and overpriced cupcakes? Well then, how about expanding your palate and trying some obanyaki? What […]

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How to Accurately Measure a Shot without a Shot Glass

Accurately measuring a shot of alcohol is important. Whether you’re trying to accurately make a cocktail, or even just want to make sure your drink tastes good, you can’t just […]

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Small Sandwich Shop Doing Big Things @ Il Bambino

The panino at Il Bambino (hey, that rhymed!) is keeping sandwiches crave-worthy. In this multicultural queens neighborhood, you can find just about every ethnic cuisine in the world so there […]

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Muffaletta: The Big Sandwich of the Big Easy

Look at any list of great American sandwiches and you’ll see two from New Orleans near the top of the heap: the Po’Boy, most often stuffed with shrimp or oysters, […]

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7 Best Waterfront Bars &  Restaurants in NYC

You know how Manhattan is surrounded by water? Yeah, we forget sometimes, too. What better way to enjoy a summer meal or a few drinks with friends than relaxing on […]

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Delicious Arroz Con Camarones Recipe by Salinas (Video)

Recently, ForknPlate met up with acclaimed chef Luis Bollo to learn how to make a delicious Spanish arroz meloso. The recipe uses carabineros –a large, flavorful, deep-sea prawn –along with […]