Alexandrea Thomsen
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Alexandrea Thomsen commented on Alexandrea Thomsen's blog post 'Seach For The Best Pho In NYC'
"Thanks Garrett :) I will check both out. I just found a place that does all parts of the chicken (can't remember the name right now, but I'll post that one after I go) so I'll try Xe Lua right after that :) Let me know if you find…"
Oct 13, 2010
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Berlin!

My full Berlin post can be found at http://alexthomsen.blogspot.com/2010/09/berlin.htmlhttp://alexthomsen.blogspot.com/2010/09/berlin.html this one here is just for us foodies :)This time around in Germany I decided to go for the weirdest, most local, and most delicious things I could find.Must say that Berlin did not disappoint - with all of its international…See More
Oct 1, 2010
Garrett Patton commented on Alexandrea Thomsen's blog post 'Seach For The Best Pho In NYC'
"Yeah.. There's always that ;) Also, on Mulberry between Canal and Bayard is a spot called Xe Lua. They have a bit more variety on the herbs than most, and usually some of the fresher basil. Also, if you like Pho, I would think you might be down…"
Sep 24, 2010
Alexandrea Thomsen commented on Alexandrea Thomsen's blog post 'Seach For The Best Pho In NYC'
"Thank you Garett! I will do that. Had no idea there was one up on Mott St. Also good to know about St. Marks - I usually go there for beer and sliders ;)"
Sep 22, 2010

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I am:
Hungry, a helper, a little tipsy
I live in:
Manhattan, NY
About Me:
I'm a photographer, a traveler and a lover of food and experiences. There aren't many foods I won't try and there aren't many places I don't want to visit. I've traveled as much as I can so far and continue to do so. Photographing people and experiences worth capturing along the way.
You can find some of my food photography on www.myrestaurantguru.com and www.atphotographystudio.com
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Berlin!

My full Berlin post can be found at http://alexthomsen.blogspot.com/2010/09/berlin.htmlhttp://alexthomsen.blogspot.com/2010/09/berlin.html this one here is just for us foodies :)


This time around in Germany I decided to go for the weirdest, most local, and most delicious things I could find.


Must say that Berlin did…
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Posted on September 22, 2010 at 9:39am

Best Coffee In NYC

Hello my name is Alexandrea and I am a coffee addict.



It's true - I have given it up several times over the years, but I keep going back. My friend (and partner in crime) and I decided to review some of our favorite spots in NYC for a solid cup a joe.

Here are some of our favorites - hope you find the buzz just as satisfying as we have :)



Chez Betty

252 E 3rd Street



By American… Continue

Posted on February 20, 2010 at 1:30pm

Best Eats In NYC...and sometimes Brooklyn :)

Living in NYC and being a Foodie - one has to find the best that one can and then share with others (or at least I've taken that part on as a personal mission).



This blog is a compilation of the best places I've found in NYC so far. From the best NY slice to the most delicious fusion cuisine this blog will cover it all. Go and try some of the places I've found and let me know what you think. Hopefully you will be as delighted as I was to find them.



Artichoke… Continue

Posted on January 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Seach For The Best Pho In NYC

Pho isn't a food love - it is an addiction. Once you've had it you will crave it like a pregnant lady craves pickles and ice cream (ok I'm guessing here - have no kids myself).



So where does one go to get that satisfying bowl of perfection in the city? I have no idea - yet!



No one could tell me of a great Pho place. They could say "oh yeah I had Vietnamese food at X once. It wasn't that great." Not the glowing review I was looking for.



So I started my own search… Continue

Posted on January 17, 2010 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

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At 6:26pm on January 20, 2010, Daniel Bellino Zwicke said…
Hey Alexandra, Nhan Thrang on Baxter Street, just below Canal has the "Best Pho" in New York. And I know what Great Pho is and should taste like. I spent time in VIETNAM, Saigon and Chau Doc in the Meknog Delta. I've been going to Nhan Trang for 16 years, it's great and the Pho is Off-the-Chain Good... I usually always get the Pho # 1 with Brisket, fresh Eye Round and Tendon. My ex-girlfriend and I used to eat here almost every Sunday Lunch for 3 years. Yeah it's great and Pho Bang on Elizabeth Street is awsome as well. Dam I miss those places.
Wanna put a Ghet group together for a meal ther. Let me know. You can do research. Dan dbzwine@yahoo.com
At 3:26pm on January 6, 2010, Christie Hadden said…
hey babes! I found you on the Ghet! whoo hoo
 
 
 

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