Table Talk: Pasita
By Verky Arcos | 02/15/2010 - 11:00

Pasita
47 8th Ave
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-3900

I cannot believe this cute Venezuelan bistro has been around for three years and I’ve been missing out! I’ve noticed Pasita before, but given the location between Greenwich Village and the Meat Packing District, I was always passing it while searching out the newest hot spot restaurant, which inevitably cost me an arm and a leg.


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Table Talk: Cafe Claude
By Verky Arcos | 06/17/2009 - 17:30

Cafe Claude
Mongoose Junction
Rodney Bay, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
758–458–0847

When I was in St. Lucia and found out that I would be having breakfast with the Minister of Tourism I figured we would head to some chi–chi spot, but to my surprise we ended up at a small open–air bistro in the popular Rodney Bay.


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Table Talk: La Zarza
By Verky Arcos | 03/13/2009 - 15:30

La Zarza Restaurant
166 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009
Phone: (212) 477-1111
Hours: Mon-Thu 6pm-1am, Fri 6pm-4am
Sat 12pm-4am, Sun 12pm-1am

Imagine this: a candle-lit environment with dim red lighting, dark curtains, live flamenco music— this alone is worth a visit—and a vibe that screams “Hot, Sexy, Latin, Fuego!”


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Table Talk: La Fonda Del Sol
By Verky Arcos | 02/27/2009 - 13:45

La Fonda Del Sol
200 Park Avenue
NY, NY
(212) 867-6767
Tapas Lounge: Monday—Saturday, 11:30AM-11:00PM
Main Dining Room: Lunch 11:30AM-3:00PM
Dinner 5:00-10:30PM


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Table Talk: El Baron
By Verky Arcos | 02/20/2009 - 14:15

El Baron Restaurant
8641 W Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 841-6298

There are tons of Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian, restaurants that can fulfill cravings when we miss mami’s cooking, but have you ever thought of the Latin countries that don’t represent as hard on the restaurant scene? El Salvador is one of those places, and it was refreshing to sample a little taste of home from this wonderful country.


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Taste Testing: Mexicocina
By Diana Delatorre | 02/02/2009 - 17:00

Mexicocina: The Spirit and Style of the Mexican Kitchen
by Betsy McNair (Author), Melba Levick (Photographer)
$24.95 at amazon.com


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Table Talk: Pizza Hut
By Verky Arcos | 01/30/2009 - 16:50

Listen up ladies! Super Bowl is soon approaching and with all the excitement of the new commercials, parties, and oh yeah, the game, there's also the concern with all the nasty fatty food commonly reserved for the big game day. Pepperoni pizza, nachos, buffalo wings—I already feel like I’ve gained a few pounds just talking about it, yuck.


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Table Talk: El Cocotero
By Verky Arcos | 01/14/2009 - 11:24

El Cocotero
228 West 18th St.
NY, NY
212-206-8930


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Table Talk: Miss Favela
By Verky Arcos | 01/09/2009 - 17:58

Miss Favela
57 South Fifth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 230-4040

Mon-Sun: 12noon to 12midnight
Friday and Saturday until 1am for food, but the bar stays open late.
Live Music: Sat and Sun Brunch

It was my bff’s soon-to-be birthday and she was looking for a chilled out Sunday brunch place,  with music we can shake our booties to, so I suggested the recently opened spot Miss Favela.


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Table Talk: Bistrouge, A Coffee, Wine & Bread Odyssey
By Verky Arcos | 12/04/2008 - 17:40

Bistrouge: Coffee, Wine & Bread Odyssey

432 East 13th St.
New York, NY.
212.677.2200
Tue.–Thur. & Sun. 6PM–11PM
Fri. & Sat. until 1AM
Brunch served Sat & Sun from 12PM–3PM

Owner, Eda Kilic, knew exactly what she wanted when she opened her first eatery. Bistrouge, a cozy unpretentious bistro that expressed her personality. Complete with artistic writing on the walls, cherry kissed furnishings, and an open kitchen.


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