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Review: Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread

Posted by gambit50 on June 16, 2008

Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread, Morningside Heights, New York, New York

Miss Mamie’s a menu that is mostly of the soul food variety with some other choices. There are many of the comfort food items that cause a stir when people compare them about town. Fried chicken, ribs, macaroni and cheese, etc. are available along with some unsouthern choices such as jerk chicken. Read the rest of this entry »

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Review: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Posted by gambit50 on June 9, 2008

Dinosaur BBQ, Harlem, New York, New York

Ah, the quest for decent or even good barbeque in NYC. Tough task. Yes, the masses love this place and that. Well, sugary crap is a lure for many. Look at typical diets and what is contained within. Dinosaur gets some pretty good comments but fewer due to its location, far uptown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Review: Shorty’s .32

Posted by gambit50 on May 14, 2008

Shorty’s .32, Soho, New York, NY

Finally, I am writing a review of a dining experience from within the last few days. I know, everyone has been waiting with baited breath.

Shorty’s .32(call it Shorty’s) is a new, small(32 seats) venture from Josh Eden who struck out on his own after 12 years cooking under the Jean-George. It has received very good, if not spectacular, reviews. Since Shorty’s aims to be a low key spot with great food and not a most fanciful experience nor a celebrity eatery with hard to get tables, the lack of pure ecstasy in the reviews is not unexpected. Between the general public good reviews, the professional good reviews and one personal recommendation, I put it on the list of new places to try. Read the rest of this entry »

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