Minetta Tavern – Friday Dinner Series

Minetta Tavern in New York City is a great spot to have a celebratory dinner, sit for a drink at the bar, or grab one of the best burgers in the city.

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Another Friday, another look at one of our favorite restaurants in New York.   Minetta Tavern is located in Greenwich Village, a few blocks south of Washington Square.  The restaurant dates back to the 1930s but it recently underwent a facelift when it was taken over by restauranteur Keith McNally.  It maintains a good deal of old school charm –  dim lighting, red leather booths, and a classic cocktail bar – and has a menu full of updated takes on traditional dishes.  Minetta Tavern is perhaps most famous for their signature burger (and for good reason), but there’s plenty more to this restaurant…. 

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Brussels, Belgium

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After spending a few incredible days in Paris, Cate and I finished our most recent European excursion in Brussels, Belgium.  Remarkably, Brussels is only an 80 minute train ride from Paris.  It is the capital of the European Union and, more importantly for our purposes, home to all four major food groups – french fries, waffles, chocolate and beer (I was never good at that food pyramid thing)…. 

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