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Borough by borough, day after day, seeking the little details that make NYC great.

Quality Cup of Coffee in Harlem

By Seth Fera-Schanes I have said it before and I will say it again; Harlem is happening.  If you are in the neighborhood and looking to get a little work done, grab some food or relax with a delicious cup of coffee then stop by Astor Row Cafe. […]

George Washington’s New York: 5 Revolutionary Sites in Colonial New York

By Elissa Gilbert New York does a great celebration—think ticker-tape parades down Broadway for our winning sports teams. The Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan has been the scene of parades since just after the American Revolution. One of the first events celebrated downtown was Evacuation Day, when […]

Spring Pasta: Fiddlehead Ferns and Cherry Tomatoes

Fiddlehead ferns are a versatile ingredient, well suited for a range of dishes.  They require minimal preparation and offer a fresh taste with a nice crunchy texture.

I put this dish together which first appeared on The Refined Chef website.  It is a simple pasta preparation consisting of a light sauce made with blanched fiddleheads and lightly sauteed cherry tomatoes.  Lemon zest is added to brighten the dish and grated parmesan rounds everything out.

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