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return from poor health

I’ve been under the weather this week. You might think that would have given me plenty of time to update my blog, but all I had the energy to do was lounge on the couch and work my way through…
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9 Chatham Square is back!

Excellent news! 9 Chatham Square, our favorite dim sum place, is back in business! image credit: Dennis L. on Yelp Last summer, we tried to pay a visit to 9 Chatham Square and found it closed. A helpful woman translated…
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dumplings!

We discovered a new (to us) dumpling place this weekend!  Vanessa’s Dumpling House on the Lower East Side has dirtcheap and delicious food.  We spent $10 total last night and had dinner for both us and lunch today! We sampled…
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Do This: Dim Sum in Flushing

On Sunday, we finally got around to doing one of the things we’ve been talking about since I moved to New York: have dim sum in Flushing. I’ll give you the bad news first.  It’s not easy to get to…
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rewind, part 5

After this rewind post, I’ll be caught up! Yay! Marc’s parents visited us last weekend. Although the forecast kept threatening rain, it was a beautiful weekend in New York and a great time for them to visit. They arrived in…
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rewind, part 1

I’m back from Chicago, and it’s time to rewind and review all the stuff that’s been happening lately. I had three major events: law school friends visiting, my brother visiting, and a close friend’s wedding. Part 1 of the rewind…
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quick weekend post

We had an action-packed weekend! Here’s the summary: On Friday, we had dinner at one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants, Black Iris, a BYO Middle Eastern place. We love going there because we almost never have to wait for a…
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the remainder of the weekend

The remainder of my weekend (the part that was not having drinks on the roof of the Met) was a bit less classy. (How can you beat sipping martinis on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, though?) I…
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summertime and the living’s easy

The temperature has sky-rocketed again, and there’s no rain in sight to break the humidity. Despite the melting heat, we had a fun busy yet lazy weekend. We had a low-key dinner on Friday night at a Tibetan restaurant in…
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