A cookie review for a smile

http://www.westsiderag.com/2021/09/15/heres-the-dish-silver-moon-bakerys-chocolate-chip-cookie Here’s the Dish: Silver Moon Bakery’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Posted on September 15, 2021 at 11:06 am by Carol Tannenhauser By Regan Elyse Murray Here’s the dish on Silver Moon’s gooey-yet-crunchy, chewy-but-soft chocolate chip cookie. Often overlooked amidst the many capable contenders for favorite cookie on the UWS, I believe the dessert merits its … Continue reading A cookie review for a smile

Two new food places on Manhattan’s UWS

ilovetheupperwestside.com/delice-macarons-opens-at-75th-and-amsterdam/? ilovetheupperwestside.com/el-gallo-taqueria-502-amsterdam-avenue/? New Taco Place Opening on 84th and Amsterdam Mike Mishkin  September 12, 2021  Food & Drink El Gallo Taqueria will soon be bringing its tacos to the Upper West Side. The owners tell us they’ll be opening at 502 Amsterdam Avenue, between 84th and 85th Streets, by the end of September. This space was once … Continue reading Two new food places on Manhattan’s UWS

2 UWS bagel joints among best in NYC

https://patch.com/new-york/upper-west-side-nyc/2-upper-west-side-bagel-joints-named-among-best-new-york-city 2 Upper West Side Bagel Joints Named Among Best In New York City Bagels are the holy grail of New York City cuisine and two Upper West Side joints just got named as the very best bagel makers in the city. Gus Saltonstall, Patch StaffPosted Wed, Sep 1, 2021 at 10:20 am (1)Two Upper West Side … Continue reading 2 UWS bagel joints among best in NYC

Neither coffee nor wine are the worst food for staining teeth

http://www.wellandgood.com/worst-drink-for-teeth/ Contrary to Popular Belief, the Worst Beverage for Staining Teeth Is Neither Wine Nor Coffee  Emily Laurence・September 7, 2021  There are some beauty goals that makeup just can't help with, and having a glistening grin of pearly whites is one of them. Unfortunately, getting your teeth professionally whitened can cost a pretty penny—according to … Continue reading Neither coffee nor wine are the worst food for staining teeth

What makes coffee taste so good?

Click thru for story about how drinking coffee may help your liver. https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/molecules-make-coffee-awesome/story? These are the molecules that help make coffee awesome The research could help coffee producers improve flavor profiles. ByCharles Q. Choi | Inside Science August 29, 2021, 10:33 AM This is an Inside Science story. Coffee lovers value not only a strong aroma from … Continue reading What makes coffee taste so good?

Sea scallops farmed in Maine sustainable AND helping environment

http://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/dining/maine-sea-scallops.html Sea Scallops Farmed in Maine Aren’t Just Sustainable. They’re Helping Their Habitat. There are only a handful of these farms in the United States, most run by fishing families in Maine. But their number is growing. Growing large sea scallops is labor intensive. Each scallop needs to be pinned individually to a line before … Continue reading Sea scallops farmed in Maine sustainable AND helping environment

Upper West Side’s top Italian restaurant

UWS Eatery Named One Of The Best Italian Restaurants In NYC The Upper West Side has no shortage of Italian joints, but only one local spot got named to a recent list of the 23 best in New York City. Gus Saltonstall, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 16, 2021 at 11:22 am ET The Upper West Side … Continue reading Upper West Side’s top Italian restaurant

Diet soda an addiction? A heartfelt story of quitting after 40 years

If this article persuades you to consider attacking your diet soda habit, here's an article with five good reasons to quit. https://www.eatthis.com/health-benefits-of-quitting-diet-soda/ But, in the meantime, read this from an addict of 40 years who recently quit: nytimes.com/2021/08/11/well/eat/diet-coke-addiction.html I Was Powerless Over Diet Coke After almost 40 years as a diet-soda addict, my body suddenly … Continue reading Diet soda an addiction? A heartfelt story of quitting after 40 years

What’s with A/C for outside dining?

https://ny.eater.com/2021/8/11/22595852/nyc-restaurants-outdoor-air-conditioning-outdoor-dining For Restaurants That Can Afford Them, Outdoor Air Conditioners Are the Latest Pandemic Pivot Air conditioned outdoor dining rooms are driving up electricity bills. And luring back customers. by Luke Fortney@lucasfortney  Aug 11, 2021, 6:19pm EDT As New York City settles into the slowest period of the summer season, some restaurant owners are once again on … Continue reading What’s with A/C for outside dining?

Your new favorite way of eating eggs in the morning — Mayoneggs

https://www.thekitchn.com/mayoneggs-scrambled-eggs-review-23208716 I Tried Mayoneggs and They’re My New Favorite Scrambled Eggs bySARA TANE published August 2, 2021 Reddit’s latest viral vintage recipe comes in the form of a mayonnaise advertisement from 1972. The advertisement claims that this classic condiment can be used to make soft scrambled eggs with “a subtle new flavor, a creamy new texture.” Well, … Continue reading Your new favorite way of eating eggs in the morning — Mayoneggs

Tired of that fluff of coffee all over your counter after grinding beans?

https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/cut-down-on-coffee-grinder-mess-with-drop-of-water-article Cut Down on Your Coffee Grinder Mess With Just a Drop of Water Tired of vacuuming every time you make a pot of coffee? With this method for grinding beans, those wispy bits strewn all over your counter are a thing of the past. BY JOE SEVIER, July 26, 2021 Photo by Joseph De Leo, … Continue reading Tired of that fluff of coffee all over your counter after grinding beans?

Disconnecting natural gas to reduce emissions being fought by chefs

https://www.wsj.com/articles/cities-try-to-phase-out-gas-stovesbut-cooks-are-pushing-back-11626514200 Cities Try to Phase Out Gas Stoves—but Cooks Are Pushing Back Persuading people to switch to electric is hard; gas stoves get exempted from bans on new hookups By Elena Shao | Photographs by Talia Herman for The Wall Street JournalJuly 17, 2021 5:30 am ET Gas-fired stoves are emerging as a burning issue as American … Continue reading Disconnecting natural gas to reduce emissions being fought by chefs