Village Voice’s 5th Annual Choice Eats

I can’t believe it…another Choice Eats has come and gone!

In a previous post, I had mentioned that this year would be my third time going. However, I was looking back at some old stuff I had saved from previous events, and I realized that I had miscounted. This year was my FOURTH year. I’ve missed only one out of the all the Choice Eats events. It seems like just yesterday I attended my very first Choice Eats…time really does fly!

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DEAL ALERT » Artichoke Basille’s Pizza – Up to 68% off at Groupon

Artichoke Basille’s Artichoke pizza is perhaps one of THE BEST (non-traditional) pizzas I’ve ever had in my life. If you’re a fan of artichoke spinach dip, you’ll LOVE this pizza. When I discovered the deal on Groupon, I immediately jumped on it. If you’ve never had Artichoke Basille’s Pizza and have always wanted to try it out, this is the perfect opportunity. Regularly, their 18″ pizzas range from $28–$30, but, for only $19, you can get a whole pie PLUS 4 beers. Don’t wait too long…the deal ends in less than 13 hours!

Here’s the link to the deal: Artichoke Basille’s Pizza Groupon Deal




A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of dining at Tulsi, an Indian restaurant in Midtown East. As I stepped through the door, I felt as though I was being transported to a new world. The restaurant is beautiful—elegant and, yet, somewhat exotic at the same time. My friends and I were lucky enough to be seated in our very own booth with its long, sheer curtains, which made it feel like we had a private room.

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Curiosity Killed the Cook’s Foodspotting Guide

Want to try some of the restaurant dishes I’ve talked about on Curiosity Killed the Cook? I’ve just made it easier for you with my new Foodspotting Guide!

Foodspotting’s focus is on specific dishes rather than restaurants. Pick a dish you’re craving, and it’ll show you the best place to find it.

Click the images below for an enlarged view of my custom guide:

Head over to Foodspotting now,
and earn the Curiosity Killed the Cook badge!

Don’s Bogam BBQ & Wine Bar

I met up with a friend for lunch one day, and we grabbed Korean food since she worked close to Koreatown. She took me to a restaurant that I had never been to called Don’s Bogam BBQ & Wine Bar. It was going to be more expensive than your average lunch, I thought, since the restaurant is located close to Midtown and it’s Korean food. Normally, these two things on their own would ring EXPENSIVE to me. However, Don’s Bogam had a pretty affordable lunch menu.

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