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Where I like to eat (and drink) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

I have posted here and there about some of my favorite restaurants but never done a full dining guide, per se.

This also is not a dining guide – too overwhelming. Plus I’m a somewhat picky eater and not what anyone would call a food expert.

But I do have my favorites so here are some of them. I plan to add to this post regularly. If you have any recommendations, please share in the comments.

Where I order from when it’s time to Eat My Feelings

Pies n’ Thighs. I swear by the chicken biscuit. It’s worth the calories. And they’re on Seamless without a delivery fee.


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Scenes from Superstorm Sandy

All is well here in my Williamsburg, Brooklyn abode. The building swayed during the bigger gusts enough to make us worry a little, but my neighbors and I didn’t lose power. I’m feeling grateful.

We have trees in Williamsburg, but not like in Brownstone Brooklyn.

My friend Melissa Hope Chusid created this great collage about life returning to normal on the Upper East Side.

When I walked through my own neighborhood this afternoon, Mast Brothers had reopened.┬áMomofuku Milkbar had not.┬áNor had Modca. Oslo was open – thank goodness – but didn’t have any pastries understandably. Pies n Thighs was not only open, but delivering.

The subway still isn’t working so I’m Brooklyn-bound for a few days.

Good riddance, Sandy.

The wonderful food of New York City

I had thought I might drop a few pounds after returning to NYC.

Walking everywhere! No more car commuting! Subway stairs!

Well, the joke is on me. I do walk a ton, but I forgot how easily accessible NYC’s wonderful food is. Not only is great food on most every corner, lots of it can be delivered right to my door. I can stuff myself silly without changing out of pajamas or taking a shower.

Hmm. Anyway!

Here’s a quick roundup of some of my early favorites, plus some oldies.

If you’re looking for a $100 breakfast for two (without drinks), Norma’s is the spot for you.

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