Prince Edward Island

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    November 14, 2014

    Brownstone Bar & Restaurant Brings Craft Beer and American Bistro Food to Downtown Brooklyn

    Salvatore Barretta always dreamed of opening a restaurant. After years of owning a construction company, he finally started making headway in his aspirations about a decade ago, with plans for a bar and restaurant in Soho. He was ready to pull the trigger on the project; all that was left was the li ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Income Inequality Visualized on Map of NYC

    TK​Pretty cool: a map that visualizes income inequality using Manhattan as a scale. This appeared on the third issue of n 1's Occupy! gazette. Maria Popova has an explanation:

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    December 2, 2011

    Our 10 Best Upper East Side Restaurants

    When you think of hot neighborhoods for dining, the Upper East Side probably isn't the first to come to mind. In fact, it's probably toward the bottom of your mental list. But a crop of new eateries over the past couple of years has resulted in some new -- not to mention exciting -- culinary blood. ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Make Spina's A 'Mpepata e Cozze (Neapolitan Mussels)

    Mussels, Neapolitan style.​With all the breakfast pizza around these days, it was just a matter of time before someone came up with breakfast pasta. Spina just launched weekend brunch service, featuring its signature ravioli with egg yolk and ricotta di bufala, as well as baked eggs and guanci ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Oyster Expert John Bil's Guide to Oyster Buying and Shucking

    Ready for slurping​Award-winning Canadian oyster shucker John Bil is known for his unique ability to shuck the bivalves at lightening speed--a rate of 18 oysters in 90 seconds. The Prince Edward Island native and owner of Canada's seafood restaurant Ship to Shore participated in the Food Netwo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    M. Wells Celebrates Bi-Valve Birthday Bedlam on Thursday

    Behold, a bi-valve.​John Bil is a Prince Edward Island oyster-shucking champion whose renown has spread through Canada and all the way down to the pages of The New Yorker. This Thursday, Oct. 7, Bil's prodigious talents will be on display in Long Island City, where M. Wells chef Hugue Dufour w ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Happy Hour at Flex Mussels: $20 Moules & Frites (Oh, and Happy Belated Canada Day)

    naminami/flickrFlex your mussels at happy hour.​ While most of us are gearing up for Fourth of July this weekend, a few expats of the Canadian variety are still recovering from yesterday's Independence Day celebrations. Join Prince Edward Island transplant, Flex Mussels, for a belated happy C ... More >>

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