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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

America’s Salute to Mexico has graced Chewing The Fat for years… Right after today’s story, you can read all about Cinco de Mayo. This year we’re making it easier than ever to celebrate. Here are  4 ready-eat recipes that Cinco and every Taco Tuesday a…

Lots of Pepperoni Pizza with Spicy Honey Sauce

Lots of Pepperoni Pizza with Spicy Honey Sauce

There’s a neighborhood stand-by that serves an incredible pizza Fiorello (1900 Broadway NY NY 10023 Tel: 216-238-3872) has been around the neighborhood even longer than I have. The Casale family’s restaurant opened in September 1984. Their menu runs to four pages. However, I never get…

Cheeseburger Chopped Steak with Tomatoes on the Side

Cheeseburger Chopped Steak with Tomatoes on the Side

A Favorite Restaurant inspires a Home Cook’s Dinner Quest As New Yorkers, we’re bereft at the months-long lockdown of the Broadway theaters.  They’re a part of our landscape and no matter how many—or how few–times we see plays every year, they’re cultural treasures that are…

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup

A comforting bowl of soup you can get on the table in under 30 minutes Isn’t it time for you to take a break?  If you’re like millions of us, you never cooked so many meals in your life.  And it’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner.…

Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

“Taco Tuesday” has never been easier…or faster for that matter I love Tacos and I am particularly fond of Shrimp Tacos since I ate my first one at our local Taqueria, El Mitote (208 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023 Phone: (212) 874-2929). There, the…

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

# 1 Candidate for Dinner any night this week This recipe is amazingly easy to put together and quick to cook.  That makes it a candidate for any weeknight dinner you have this week.  And I even found a hack that made it even easier.…

Steak Banh Mi

Steak Banh Mi

The Bánh Mì sandwich is likely the most famous of all Vietnamese exports and rightfully so.  A pint-sized baguette is split lengthwise and filled with all kinds of savory ingredients.  You can find banh mis with all kinds of meat fillings but common to almost…