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#756: Pork Slope

When I go to a place with “pork” in its title, ask the waiter whether I should order the burger–because I read it’s especially good–or the pulled pork sandwich, and he says the pulled pork is just normal, something is wrong.

I’m all for the cutesy name–I live for wordplay.  But if you have pig paraphernalia all over your walls, you’d better serve some good pork.

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Posted by on February 5, 2015 in NYC


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#271: Consider Park Slope

Of all the places I’ve considered recently, this one is the most surprising to me.  You have to understand something about Park Slope.  It is what my boss calls “Sesame Street on crack.”  And she’s right.  (And she lives there.)  The corner convenience store displays breast pumps in the window.  The pet store has shelves full of pet Halloween costumes.  You can’t walk a block without having to maneuver around a stroller.  It is, truly, overrun by kids, dogs, and their owners.

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Posted by on September 28, 2012 in NYC


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