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Single Serving: Portugese Egg Tart at New Flushing Bakery in Flushing, Queens

Single Serving: Portugese Egg Tart at New Flushing Bakery in Flushing, Queens

by James Boo February 20, 2012

The egg tart is perhaps not as lionized as the soup dumpling, but it can be just as much the subject of fantasy. Praises have been sung. Lists have been compiled. At least one film has been made. A good egg tart – not too […]

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Single Serving: Grilled Cornbread With Red Beans and Eggs at Heaven on Seven in Downtown Chicago

Single Serving: Grilled Cornbread With Red Beans and Eggs at Heaven on Seven in Downtown Chicago

by James Boo October 5, 2011

As it turns out, Heaven on Seven is not the only restaurant in Chicago’s Downtown Loop to nest in the upper floors of an office building. During my visit to the Loop I spotted at least one other in-office restaurant serving those who’d just as […]

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Single Serving: Egg Tomato Pot at M. Wells in Long Island City

Single Serving: Egg Tomato Pot at M. Wells in Long Island City

by James Boo July 5, 2011

Since this post was published, M. Wells Diner has close and re-opened as M. Wells Dinette. Egg Tomato Pot may not be on the restaurant’s new menu. Long Island City’s M. Wells, the Quebec-American diner that stole the heartbeats of pretty much every food enthusiast […]

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Over The Counter

Over The Counter

by Zach Mann December 15, 2010

Picture a classic Thanksgiving dinner, when an extended family gathers around a mythically long table. Each seat is filled, and each person can look ahead to see a feast atop tablecloth and a close relative or friend. It’s a scene of domesticity and community, something […]

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Eating With Boykji: A Dining Diary in Five Parts

Eating With Boykji: A Dining Diary in Five Parts

by James Boo September 21, 2010

In mid-August, my great friend and epic eating comrade Boykji visited New York for a whirlwind tour of the city’s eats. The five days I spent sharing meals with Boyk reminded me of how lucky I am to live in New York, where one can […]

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Diners at the End of the World

Diners at the End of the World

by Zach Mann August 20, 2010

Four glasses of wine into a perfectly warm Oahu evening, as I finished off my cousin’s barbecued flank steak and extra spicy caesar salad, his girlfriend regaled us with the paragon attributes of Kona peaberry coffee, a speech she learned from one of her employers. […]

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This Little Piggy Went to Mitsuwa

This Little Piggy Went to Mitsuwa

by James Boo April 27, 2010

A few weeks ago I competed alongside three other food bloggers in Japan Society’s Clash of the Foodies. You can now watch the entire program online, beginning with my shitty cartwheel and ending with the Taste Buds taking second place. Our prize, bottles of Zen […]

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The Week of Eating In: Day Two - Fried Eggs and Omurice

The Week of Eating In: Day Two – Fried Eggs and Omurice

by James Boo February 23, 2010

When people hear the word “whole foods,” I think a cloud of buzzwords typically attached to the phrase makes the concept more obtuse than it needs to be. A whole food is simply a natural food that hasn’t been processed, and thinking about it this […]

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Shooting for the Superstars

Shooting for the Superstars

by James Boo January 5, 2010

When I tell people I’m going home for the holidays, I mean to say two things: 1. I’ve booked a flight to Los Angeles. 2. Once I’m in Los Angeles, I’ll get the Hell out and make tracks for the East Bay. 3. My appetite […]

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The Last Good Morning

The Last Good Morning

by James Boo June 1, 2009

This story was expanded from a column that James wrote for the Daily Californian in 2006. I was sitting on the steps of UC Berkeley’s Doe Library for tea one hazy morning in 2005 when a woman carrying a clipboard asked me to spare a […]

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