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Hester Street Fair Exclusive: New July 4th Inspired Popsicle & Ice Cream Flavors Debut Saturday ONLY from La Newyorkina & Guerilla Ice Cream

Date July 2, 2010

From left to right: Guerilla Ice Cream’s Red Coat & Chinatown Tea Party Above: La Newyorkina’s Watermelon Paleta If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat this weekend, get down to Hester Street Fair Saturday where two unique frozen treats specialists are debuting brand new, July 4th inspired flavors for one day only.  […]

Free People’s Pops Friday & Saturday Complements of The Cooking Channel Ice Cream Truck

Date June 22, 2010

What better way to celebrate the arrival of summer and the Cooking Channel than with free frozen treats? The Food Network’s new baby has created a “one-of-a-kind” ice cream truck to tour the country and promote itself by handing out free frozen dessert. New Yorkers get a special treat this Friday and Saturday when the […]

St. Patrick’s Day Homecookin’: Irish Soda Bread

Date March 16, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to present another great recipe from Homecookin’ contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail [email protected] Take it away Spice… When I get my annual craving for Irish soda bread, I know St. Patrick’s Day is close and it’s time to bake this simple […]

Homecookin’: Turkish Meat & Rice Stuffed Peppers

Date March 10, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to introduce esteemed recipe contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail [email protected] Take  it away Spice… This recipe takes a lot of cues from Turkish stuffed peppers (Etli Biber Dolmasi) but it can also be customized to fit anyone’s particular tastes.  I like […]

The End of NYC Food Guy’s Favorite Late Night Fries: Murray Hill Grease Pit “Ziggiz” Officially Out of Business

Date November 23, 2009

Often overlooked Murray Hill grease pit Ziggiz, former home to NYC Food Guy’s favorite fries, has officially boarded up and gone out of business. Not a surprising turn of events considering Ziggiz signed their own death warrant back in June, shortening hours of operation to 10PM, thereby eradicating the core of their business: late night […]

Update: Tuck Shop 2nd Location Opening pushed to Friday

Date June 24, 2009

Tuck Shop’s 2nd location at 115 St. Mark’s Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, pushed back their soft open day to this Friday (June 26) in an effort to ensure they’re ready to rock. And rock they will, they’re original location (68 East 1st street b/t 1st and 2nd Avenues) is a great blueprint […]

The End of NYC Food Guy’s Favorite Late Night Fries: Murray Hill Grease Pit “Ziggiz” Now Closes at 10PM

Date June 5, 2009

Late-night pickings just got a little slimmer in Murray Hill, as the unheralded grease pit Ziggiz, home to NYC Food Guy’s favorite late-night fries, has started closing at 10PM. One source claims the Ziggiz owner reportedly complained about “too many problems” with the late-night operation. If by “problems” he means that the typically addictive, double-fried, […]

Free Snapple & Pizza at Select NYC Locations Until Friday

Date May 6, 2009

Not only free Snapple & Pizza, but a free taste of the NEW Snapple.  Apparently, everyone’s favorite iced tea (I’m a raspberry man) has fallen in the ranks and decided to undergo a makeover: real sugar replaces corn syrup, the bottle will be better fitted for cup holders and the label will promote “the blend […]

Help Make NYCFoodGuy.com Better!

Date April 20, 2009

It’s been a great 200-post run but now it’s time to step things up a notch. There are big changes on the horizon for NYCFoodGuy.com and there’s nothing more important than making sure all you food lovers out there are getting everything you want out of this site. Leave a comment or shoot me an […]

What to do this weekend: Grillin’ On The Bay & Brooklyn Chili Smackdown

Date April 3, 2009

If you’re not going to Citi Field Saturday and if you love barbecue and grilling and you’ve always been curious about what competition cooking involves, get out to Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn this Saturday to watch Smoke In Da Eye defend their Grillin’ on the Bay 2008 title.  Sanctioned by the New England Barbecue Society and […]

NYC Best Sandwiches: Tiny’s Giant Sandwich Shop Is No Pun (Vegetarians Welcome)

Date February 20, 2009

Not that we didn’t already know, but Tiny’s Giant Sandwich Shop, on the corner of Rivington Street and Norfolk Street in the Lower East Side, is awesome.  Seriously spicy chipotle mayo fires up the off-the-menu “Chicken Special” filled with juicy grilled chicken, thinly sliced tomato and onion, crisp bacon, and melted cheddar on a toasted […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from NYC Food Guy

Date February 13, 2009

If Cupid’s arrow hasn’t already wooed your heart, maybe it’s time to let your stomach take charge.  What better way to show that special someone you love them than with a Burger Bouquet from New York Burger Company? If that’s out of your league, you can always show your Valentine how much you don’t like […]

Happy New Year from NYC Food Guy

Date December 31, 2008

Just wanted to wish everyone and their families a Happy and healthy New Year.  Thanks for stopping  by and sharing my food adventures. In 2009 NYC Food Guy promises a new and improved site and more delicious posts than your stomachs can handle.  If you have any ideas for future posts or site improvements, please […]

Food Fight: This Movie is Awesome. See If You Can Figure Out the Analogy.

Date November 20, 2008

My food blogging/comedian friend Jon, writer of the Boston-based Food Fight! put me on to this insanely creative video which I watched 5 times in succession.   Apparently, food is not love, it’s war.  This just goes to prove, playing with your food has a purpose.  Told you Mom and Dad. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-yldqNkGfo&hl=en&fs=1] If you want […]

NYC Chicken & Burgers: Cookout Grill Disappoints

Date November 17, 2008

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Since moving from the Upper West Side to the East Village, I haven’t found any chicken as good as Chirping Chicken on 77th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Cookout Grill, which opened on 13th Street & 1st Avenue in October, has a wood fired rotisserie, an open flame grill and a sign […]