November 2015

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November 13, 2015

Sadelle’s – A “Hole” New Kind of Bagel Place?

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463 West Broadway
(212) 254-3000

Good. But you'll still be able to go dancing after your meal.

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  • scene: Bi-level, high decibel place with brick walls, and a bagel kitchen in the middle; limited take-out area roped off in the front
  • sip: Anything you would like, for a price
  • savor: Bagels; smoked salad; tuna salad; sticky buns
  • sit: With trendy friends for a weekend brunch; with a friend or by yourself for lunch during the week
  • stilettos: Not necessary but the brunches are all done up but trying to look like they are not; Adidas or Isabel Marant, your call...
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 463 West Broadway
  • phone number: (212) 254-3000
  • website:

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Get it? If I wrote this review after my first or second visit to Sadelle’s it would have been a laudatory salute to the best new lunch restaurant in New York City.  Unfortunately, I had a third visit, and the reality of Sadelle’s started to sink in a little.  Saddelle’s in a lot of ways […]

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May 19, 2014

Black Seed Bagels – A “hole” lot of yumminess

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170 Elizabeth Street (Prince and Spring)
(212) 730-1950

Excellent. You'll consume more than your skinny jeans will allow.

Black Seed Bagel NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: Pretty small; light wood seating area leads to a small counter and a major bagel -making open kitchen
  • sip: Whateva
  • savor: Bagels and shmears! Inventive sandwich combos and classic fish offerings...
  • sit: With friends that like carbs...
  • stilettos: Come as you are, as you were...
  • spend: $
  • address: 170 Elizabeth Street (Prince and Spring)
  • phone number: (212) 730-1950
  • website:

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Growing up, breakfast in our house usually consisted of healthy cereal or some sort of bagel/bialy situation; most likely half a bagel, always toasted, always with cream cheese, some times with smoked salmon or tomato.  Our mother has never eaten an egg in her life (she picks them out of fried rice) , so breakfast […]

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