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Clifton, NJ: Rutt’s hut

Americans love hot dogs as much as hamburgers. Over the past decade, burgers have been elevated from cheap street food to gourmet entree that stand up against old favorites like the steaks. Yet, the hot dogs are left behind and only seen in the summer over a grill. With the rise of veganism, I do […]

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Montreal, QC: Restaurant La Belle Province

I’m getting desperate. Bad weather and schedule forced us to skip out on the most important mission here in Montreal – tasting the world famous poutine. For those of us that are uncultured, poutine is a Quebec dish, made with the humble French fries, cheese curds and brown gravy. The only thing people who have […]

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Chicago: Gene and Jude’s

  The nam e, Gene and Jude’s, gave me the impression of an upscale, bygone restaurant. It would have been dingy, and the waitstaff, impatient and arrogant. Steaks would be served on a silver platter. That’s why I am completely blindsided to learn that they are known for their hot dogs. Even with that information, […]

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Troy, NY: Famous Lunch [Short]

We ate lunch at Beirut, a Lebanese restaurant in Troy. The opportunity to come to Troy is rare and far between, so I suggested that we stop here to try Famous Lunch. They are famous after all. The restaurant itself is really old and frilless. We are talking decor that dates back to the 20s, […]