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Real Cheap Eats' Summertime Blowout

Real Cheap Eats’ Summertime Blowout

by James Boo July 16, 2013

Exactly two years ago, I got together a small legion of New York’s best food explorers to build a new kind of cheap eats publication – one that would do justice to the diversity, affordability, and sheer excitement of dining out in this city. Today, […]

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Sugarcoating Old New Orleans

Sugarcoating Old New Orleans

by Zach Mann June 10, 2013

“Did you see the Chris Owens special?” A wiry gentleman, in cargo shorts and Tilley hat, leaned back in a plastic chair and lit a cigarette. He was speaking to a Midwestern couple with daiquiris in hand, drunk and jovial on the back patio of […]

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Real Cheap Eats Rides the L Train

Real Cheap Eats Rides the L Train

by James Boo May 1, 2013

The seasons are turning in New York, and in celebration of being outdoors the Real Cheap Eats food writers’ collective has armed lower Manhattan and North Brooklyn with a guide to 50 cheap eats winners along the L Train. 22 of the dishes, including a […]

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2012: The Meals That Were

2012: The Meals That Were

by James Boo January 8, 2013

Happy Ongoing U.S. Congressional Failure Day New Year! In 2012, The Eaten Path entered its fifth year of food and travel. It’s hard to believe, but easy to stomach. As Zach and I work to push stories onto bigger pages – his into the Creative […]

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Sugar Shack: A Documentary

Sugar Shack: A Documentary

by James Boo November 26, 2012

Back when I was eating my way across Montreal, I also made a two-day detour to a town called Rigaud, where I joined forces with the Goddamn Cobras Collective to put together a short documentary about a Quebecois “sugar shack” named Sucrerie de la Montagne. […]

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Single Serving: Corned Beef Hash at Clary's Cafe in Savannah

Single Serving: Corned Beef Hash at Clary’s Cafe in Savannah

by James Boo October 29, 2012

On an especially early morning in Savannah, I crawled out of bed and stumbled to Clary’s Cafe for breakfast before the flight home. It’s the kind of restaurant whose Americana signage is difficult to judge off the bat, but two things convinced me to dig […]

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Real Cheap Eats: From East Village to West Village

Real Cheap Eats: From East Village to West Village

by James Boo October 23, 2012

The newest from Real Cheap Eats NYC dives into the heartland of Manhattan dining. We’ve added over 30 new dishes to the guide, focusing on the East Village, West Village, everything between, and a few things on right on the edge. The spotlight skews towards […]

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Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

by James Boo October 9, 2012

Back in June, I spent one very long weekend weaving through the highways of Los Angeles and Orange County – intermittently attending the most absurd and incredible Indian wedding in the universe and getting re-acquainted with the absurd and incredible food landscape that is southern […]

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I Will Find a City, Find Myself a City to Eat Chinese Food In

I Will Find a City, Find Myself a City to Eat Chinese Food In

by James Boo September 26, 2012

I don’t understand Toronto. Having spent a week in the city, hosted warmly by friends and given ample room to explore, I can’t give Toronto a just summary in writing. I won’t say the same for New York, where I’ve lived for four years, or […]

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