Monthly Archives: June 2008

Champions of UnFancy

Foodies and fatties, rejoice!  A Sunday flea market featuring all things food, including:  Six Point Ales, Taza Chocolate, Cut Brooklyn.

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Thursday Tunes, June 5

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about My Brightest Diamond, you can stream their newest album, A Thousand Shark’s Teeth from AOL. Seriously, give it a listen, you won’t be disappointed – especially if you’re into St. Vincent, Niko Case or any of those hip songbirds.

Also available:

Radiohead – “Best of”

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The Cool Kids – “Bake Sale”

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This Weekend’s Best Bets, June 5

The weather’s finally started shaping up to make for some summertime merry making. Having a serious allergy to the cold weather, I often ask myself, “what the hell am I doing this far North?” But, alas, my questions are always answered in the first couple days of June.

One of the best parts of living in NYC is the ability to enjoy endless fun things over the weekends (and during the week) practically for free.

This weekend’s gameplan:

The Sex and the City Movieword on the street is that the writing is terrible, but the clothes are phenomenal. Full (though late) review to come.

The Big Apple BBQ Block Party– its no secret that I love me some barbecue.From the website: “14 of the nation’s top pitmasters wil showcase their unique, award-winning regional barbecue styles, including new additions from Virginia, California and Connecticut.” I’m most excited about sampling:

Mr. Cecil’s California Ribs

Los Angeles, CA
Beef Ribs & Cucumber,
Tomato Salad

Wilson’s Barbeque

Fairfield, CT
Texas Style Brisket & Coleslaw

Gnarls Barkley at Irving PlazaMySpace secret show. Starts at 9:40 – and its free!

And for good measure, here’s the kinda crazy video for Run :

Sweet, Delicious Kati Roll

I had the most delicious little surprise for lunch today from the Biryani Cart on 46th and 6th in midtown.
Imagine this: it tastes like Indian Food, but is rolled up like a taco in a fluffy, light, portable and wrapped buttery “tortilla” (kind of like naan, but not quite).

I got one spicy chicken and one lamb, all for a hot $5.00

More about the Kati Roll and one of my favorite midtown carts at Midtown Lunch.

It’s been a while….

Life got really busy, suddenly.

Had boatloads of events to attend:

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And BBQs to throw:

And I got a new tattoo (photos to come)

But, fear not, I’m back.