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July 13 National French Fry Day

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Whether you call them french fries, chips, or Belgian fries, the common denominator is that they are delicious with pretty much anything.

There are many ways to eat this beloved potato treat. And as usual, New York City has plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from that serve them in any shape, size, and style. I’ll save the ketchup vs mayo debate for the rest of you. The only condiment really worth putting on french fries is vinegar, and that is only for fries of a certain type and it also depends on the amount of salt that is already put on them.

Let’s celebrate National July 13 French Fry Day NYC style!

The Dining Room, downtown Brooklyn

French fry goodness best in #nyc so far #foodporn #food #instafood #nyceats #nycrestaurants

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The Dining Room in downtown Brooklyn has skinny fries. Do not let that fool you. These french fries are like eating crack they are so addicting! For those that like to drink cheap, they have Coors on Happy Hour Monday thru Friday. Get the Coors. Spend money ordering these fries. You’ll thank me later!

The Dining Room, just like some houses, has a fireplace for the cold winter months. These french fries taste just as good by the fireplace as they do sitting at the bar!

A Salt and Battery, Greenwich Village

Yes, you are seeing that right. This is the biggest french fry sandwich, also known as a chip butty, you will see outside of England. Wash it down with some good English beer.

If you’re more into the chips, McKenna’s Pub near Union Square has the most affordable fish and chips in NYC without sacrificing too much quality. It’s pure luck getting in though, as it can get extremely crowded.

Fish n chips @ McKenna ' s #nyc #nycfood #food #foodporn #instafood

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Gyro World, Ridgewood, Queens

Who said Greeks did not know french fries? The guys at Gyro World do! Get the platter, and you will get your meat dish with a large portion of french fries. Just the right size. Just the right amount of salt.

Bifteki #nyc #nycfood #nyceats #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #greek #nycrestaurants #queens

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January Hot Tea Month in NYC

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Yes, it’s quite hard to screw up a cup of tea. However, there are a lot of different kinds of tea, not just the typical black and green. Whether it’s a cheap black tea you want or a fancy one, here are some places in New York City that have you covered in both tea and a great addition to January, National hot tea month, and that’s food!

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January National Fat Free Living Month in NYC

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Our society struggles to eat healthy. For this reason, obesity is on the rise along with other conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. If you want to change your diet for a more healthy future, good for you. Even if you want to detox from unhealthy food like fast food for a while, this is also a good decision because every little bit helps. In the end, you may decide you like it and decide to change altogether.

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National Bloody Mary Day in NYC

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I have a confession to make. As someone who can be sensitive to tomatoes (but not hot sauce and other gut exploding things), I do not like bloody Mary’s.  But for those of you who favor the bloody mary over a samosa at brunch, here are excellent NYC brunch spots that just so happens to have bloody Marys on the menu.

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