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The Oak Room

The food highlight of our NYC weekend!!  Brace yourself for the price.  It is a true four star establishment in every sense of the word.  Dinner is served in American dim sum manner: they have a cart that comes around, you pick out the dishes you would like.  For the main course, I went with […]

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10 Downing Street

We took the Context travel immigrant food tour.  Our guide was an executive chef and is really keyed in on the food scene in NYC.  At the end of the tour I posed the question.   If you had a day to live and were able to goto one restaurant in NYC, which would it be?   She thought […]

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Where are all the price tags?

The latest “quick-punch” features the 10 keys to successful bartering/barginning while abroad.  It is not as tough as it sounds.  Do you have any good advice or great tactics?  Good success stories?  Ever paid too much for something?

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turkish bath

My First Bath (Turkish)

  An experience that is difficult to fully describe. We chose the Cagaloglu Hamami or Turkish bath. It is medieval design. The Cagaloglu Hamami is probably the world’s most famous Turkish Bath. It’s featured in the 1000 places to go before you die book, and is reputed to have been visited by King Edward VII, […]

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