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When Noodles Are NOT Enough

During the cold winter months, there’s nothing better than a heaping bowl of soup. At least, that’s what I was obsessing about when I walked into Daisho in Huntington (308 Main St.) this past weekend. From the outside, Daisho’s sign boasted of Ramen & Yakitori (Japanese skewers) as well as sushi. To preface, Daisho’s location was previously occupied by Dragon Gate. While I... read more

My Love/Hate Relationship With Sodas

A new rule has been passed by the New York Board of Health banning the sale of sodas 16 oz. or larger in restaurants, concession stands and other eating establishments. The main focus of this rule is to combat obesity by eliminating sugary drinks, and although this ruling is not being implemented until March 2013, there are already many dissenters towards this. The banning of sodas has elicited emotional... read more

Ramen In The City

As a native New Yorker and foodie, I can honestly say that I have sampled and eaten almost everything that’s been placed in front of me. From pigs’ feet, octopus, snails, duck liver and staples like burgers & macaroni & cheese, I have enjoyed them all. That’s why when my husband insisted that I should check out a Ramen place in Manhattan, I wasn’t sure why I should. My first... read more

There Is Hope Beyond Obesity

How much would you be willing to do to help your child if concerns their health? There have been numerous programs that deal with adult obesity, but there have been few that deal with child/teen obesity, until Wellspring Academy. Wellspring Academy in Brevard, NC, is a boarding school designed to help obese kids lose weight while teaching them traditional academics. From the time these teens arrive and are... read more

Chocolate Breaks The Ice

Who knew that Chocolate could be an ice breaker? I didn’t, but it turned out to be the right ingredient to stir the pot. I have been a freelance writer for quite some time, so getting back into the working world has been quite a culture shock. It’s not that I haven’t worked in an office setting before, but having been away from a corporate setting for quite a few years has had its... read more

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