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A Day Trip to Brighton Beach – M&I International and Varenichnaya

Taken place on October 10, 2009. Way back last month with Ruskie and I were determined to go to Brighton Beach while he’s in town for the sake of curiosity of the Russian food culture (for me, at least) and for him, a nostalgic moment of re-visiting a Russian community since he was born and raised in Russia and haven’t went back in decades. We embarked on an hour and a half subway ride from his place in the Upper East Side over to Brighton Beach. Once we left the subway station at Brighton Beach, it felt like we entered..


A Cheap Eats Post – Taïm & Pio Pio

During the last week of May I ate with a budget on mind since I’m eating with friends who are on a budget. I mean, these two meals definitely went under $20 per person. Interested? Read on… Our beverages