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My Dinner on Saturday Night at Caravan of Dreams in NYC

My Dinner on Saturday Night at Caravan of Dreams in NYC

On Saturday night, I got together with an old friend of mine from business school who I hadn’t seen in ages. Since she lives in the East Village, we decided to go eat at Caravan of Dreams. I like Caravan of Dreams because it is organic (of course), always has live music at night, serves […]

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On Saturday night, I got together with an old friend of mine from business school who I hadn’t seen in ages.

Since she lives in the East Village, we decided to go eat at Caravan of Dreams.

I like Caravan of Dreams because it is organic (of course), always has live music at night, serves both cooked and live food, has the top water purification system and offers a great selection of superfoods. This is what we had.

LIVE NACHOS

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The CLEAN Team Threw a Great Bash on Saturday Night

The CLEAN Team Threw a Great Bash on Saturday Night

If you don’t know who Dr. Alejandro Junger is, remember his name. His star is on the rise, and he is making his way to becoming a household name similar to Dr. Andrew Weil. Dr. Alejandro Junger (above) is a NYC-based cardiologist whose New York Times  best-selling book and detox program are both called CLEAN. […]

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If you don’t know who Dr. Alejandro Junger is, remember his name. His star is on the rise, and he is making his way to becoming a household name similar to Dr. Andrew Weil.

Dr. Alejandro Junger (above) is a NYC-based cardiologist whose New York Times  best-selling book and detox program are both called CLEAN. With endorsements from Gwyneth Paltrow, Demi Moore, Donna Karan and many others, CLEAN is gaining some serious traction.

Aside from the fact that I hear so many success stories about CLEAN, I am convinced that this program will grow for another reason. Read more »


Mitoku’s Sobu Noodles – Made of Buckwheat, Not Whole Wheat

Mitoku's Sobu Noodles - Made of Buckwheat, Not Whole Wheat

Recently, I have been eating quite a bit at Souen, a fantastic macrobiotic and organic restaurant in NYC, and one of my favorite things to order is the Macro Plate. The Macro Plate is rice, beans, steamed vegetables and sea vegetables with carrot-ginger dressing, but I like to substitute the rice with soba noodles. Seeing […]

NYC Pasta Product Reviews
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Recently, I have been eating quite a bit at Souen, a fantastic macrobiotic and organic restaurant in NYC, and one of my favorite things to order is the Macro Plate.

The Macro Plate is rice, beans, steamed vegetables and sea vegetables with carrot-ginger dressing, but I like to substitute the rice with soba noodles. Seeing as how I have become such a fan of soba noodles as of late, I thought that I would start making them at home.

Easier Said Than Done

In my search for soba noodles at my local organic market, it was very difficult to find organic soba noodles that did not contain wheat. Most contained whole wheat and buckwheat. I wanted buckwheat soba noodles with nothing else added. Read more »


My Saturday in Brooklyn at Smorgasburg – What a Great Day!!!

My Saturday in Brooklyn at Smorgasburg - What a Great Day!!!

Brooklyn Flea, which hosts some of the most popular flea markets in the city, recently expanded its offerings. The latest offshoot is called Smorgasburg, billed as a food market that “brings together New York State Greenmarket farmers and top New York City purveyors and chefs on the spectacular Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday.” Many of these […]

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Brooklyn Flea, which hosts some of the most popular flea markets in the city, recently expanded its offerings. The latest offshoot is called Smorgasburg, billed as a food market that “brings together New York State Greenmarket farmers and top New York City purveyors and chefs on the spectacular Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday.”

Many of these vendors were local food artisans but what interested me, of course, were the organic booths. Needless to say, the skyline of Manhattan and the gorgeous weather made for a spectacular afternoon at Smorgasburg.

These were the organic food vendors that I saw. Read more »


Organic Sundaes at Pure Food and Wine with David Lee from SV Angel

Organic Sundaes at Pure Food and Wine with David Lee from SV Angel

As I am getting older, I find myself spending less and less time with my close friends. We are all very busy with work and family obligations, and many of us live in different cities. Last night, it was fantastic to catch up with one of my best friends, David Lee, who was visiting NYC […]

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As I am getting older, I find myself spending less and less time with my close friends. We are all very busy with work and family obligations, and many of us live in different cities.

Last night, it was fantastic to catch up with one of my best friends, David Lee, who was visiting NYC from San Francisco. He and I only get to see each other about once or twice a year since we live on opposite sides of the country.

We became great friends in high school (where he played like Tony Peña behind home plate), and he has gone on to become a major player in the technology world.

David Lee runs SV Angel, which is the premier angel investment fund in the country. He sees absolutely every single hot deal there is Silicon Valley and every tech entrepreneur is begging him for money. Read more »


Forks Over Knives – Screening Tonight in NYC

Forks Over Knives - Screening Tonight in NYC

Tonight in NYC, I will be going to a screening of the documentary Forks Over Knives, which is being presented in conjunction with Whole Foods. For those who do not know much about this film, Forks Over Knives highlights the tremendous health epidemic we have in the U.S. and uses The China Study as evidence […]

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Tonight in NYC, I will be going to a screening of the documentary Forks Over Knives, which is being presented in conjunction with Whole Foods.

For those who do not know much about this film, Forks Over Knives highlights the tremendous health epidemic we have in the U.S. and uses The China Study as evidence that an animal-foods based diet is the reason for the tremendous sickness that we face.

The fact that Whole Foods is presenting this film is not a surprise in the least. Last year, I wrote a post which said that Whole Foods was encouraging people “to reduce or eliminate” animal-based foods.

Initially, I found this rather perplexing given that animal-based products contribute a significant percentage to their sales.

Whether you believe an animal-based diet is responsible for our health problems or not, it is irrefutable that we are a sick country and something needs to be done.


Deepak Chopra Hosts Important Discussion about Genetically-Modified Food at ABC Home

Deepak Chopra Hosts Important Discussion about Genetically-Modified Food at ABC Home

(From left to right: Andrew Kimbrell, Deepak Chopra, Gary Hirshberg) Last night at ABC Home in New York City, Deepak Chopra hosted a discussion about the dangers we face from genetically-modified food. On stage with Deepak were some of the organic industry’s leading players including: – Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director of The Center for Food […]

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(From left to right: Andrew Kimbrell, Deepak Chopra, Gary Hirshberg)

Last night at ABC Home in New York City, Deepak Chopra hosted a discussion about the dangers we face from genetically-modified food.

On stage with Deepak were some of the organic industry’s leading players including:

Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director of The Center for Food Safety. In my view, Andrew is the single most important person in the country when it comes to fighting against genetically-modified food. Read more »