Madison Priest

I dabble.

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  • Location: Brooklyn
  • Favorite foods: Really thick hot chocolate, plantains, eggplant, bagels, avocado, chiles rellenos, cheese.
  • Last bite on earth: Every year, on Christmas morning, my dad makes these cinnamon buns from scratch.

Date Night: Olea

I was seriously just thinking that this should get written up for date night. Its such a great place, surprisingly inexpensive when you tally it all up, and really wonderful if you're vegetarian or vegan.

Win Tickets to the James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner, Friday, May 6

The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual; it has my absolute favorite tomato sauce recipe.

Souvlaki GR: New Greek Food Truck We Like

I've been meaning to try this! Thanks for checking it out.

Ice Cream Sunday at the New Amsterdam Market

The Bent Spoon is just about the most amazing ice cream (and hot chocolate, by the way) ever! And you're right; the employees are always so pleasant. Thanks for the ice cream ideas! I'm excited to try out some of the other places.

Street Food: Kim's Aunt Kitchen Cart

Yikes, travels4food, you're totally right! Thanks for being word-anal. It's been fixed.

Also, to exflexitarian, 4$.

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Vandaag in the East Village: So Much More Than a Gin Bar

Vandaag, in a word, is refreshing. Refreshing to navigate an East Village dining room without climbing over chairs or toppling a busboy. To find entrées and appetizers, not a roster of small plates of heritage pork belly and bacon-fried everything. To be greeted warmly at a young downtown restaurant. And to find a menu that doesn't seem derivative—either of a single culinary tradition or of current restaurant standards. It's hard to compare Vandaag to another restaurant in New York right now. More