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Remix: Leftovers for Lunch

By Christopher Stewart | August 27, 2013

Photo: Food Thinkers

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The million dollar question everyone is asking is, where did summer go? In just a few days, it will be time to get back in the groove of packing lunches, scheduled bed times, and that age old question of what to make for dinner. Making dinner is great, but what’s even better is when dinner from the night before can transform into a fresh lunch the next day, or another dinner with a new touch for another night.  Here are 10 meals that go from dinner to lunch (and even breakfast) any night of the week.  Read More

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Leftover Lunch: Roast Chicken

By Christopher Stewart | May 6, 2013

Cobb Salad Wrap

Cobb Salad WrapFinding something to eat for dinner is a task…but finding something for lunch during the week is a chore. Mixing and matching lunches for your 5-day work week can be tiring, especially if you don’t have the time. Over the weekend, we learned how to roast the perfect chicken, and when that happens, there are always leftovers. Roast chicken sandwiches are a great way to utilize the left over chicken, but that too gets dull after a while. Adding shredded chicken to a variety of things like salads, soups, and wraps can be a great way to turn a weekday lunch into a variety of flavorful meals. Read More

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Curry Recipe Ideas For Dinner Tonight and Lunch Tomorrow

By Ashley Beck | April 17, 2013

Photos clockwise from top left: Sweet Potato Curry with Chicken and Bacon, Thai Green Curry Shrimp, Golden Thai Curry with Green Beans, Malaysian-Style Chicken and Chickpea Curry

Photos clockwise from top left: Sweet Potato Curry with Chicken and Bacon, Thai Green Curry Shrimp, Golden Thai Curry with Green Beans, Malaysian-Style Chicken and Chickpea Curry

Curry is a great meal idea if your looking to add more flavor to your dinner repertoire. What’s more, the leftovers are even tastier and make for the perfect next day lunch. The great thing about a curry is that you can use almost any meat, vegetable and/or starch your heart desires as they are merely the texture vehicle that the spice-filled gravy can shine on. Here we have for you 11 curry recipes that span from all over the globe. From India, to Thailand, Malaysia, to Marcus’ own roots in Ethiopia. So pick a place on the map, and enjoy the flavors they have to offer tonight! Read More

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10 Taco Tuesday Recipe Ideas To Spice Up Your Week

By Ashley Beck | April 16, 2013

Fish Tacos
photo by: Neil Williams

Fish Tacos

Looking for a way to spice things up tonight?!  Try one of these tasty taco recipes from vegetarian tofu tacos to meaty jerk chicken tacos. Whatever you are in the mood for, there is sure to be a recipe here for you. As a native Californian where this tradition is held in high regard, I find Taco Tuesday a perfect way to bring some fun into the week, and even an excuse to have a margarita or two!

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Daily Special: Red Caesar Salad

By Christopher Stewart | February 19, 2013

Smoked Caesar Salad

There is something intriguing about classic foods. Maybe it’s the feeling of it being perfect every time you eat it, or it could be the feeling you get when you have that first fork full of food and it takes you back to a wonderful memory. Either way, classics hold a near and dear place in our hearts and they are worth every fork full. Caesar salad has always been a classic staple on menus across the country and its been a recognizable favorite, even loved by celebrity chefs like dear Julia Childs.  With all of the delicious food that is produced every single day, a classic is still a good thing to hold on to, such as the Caesar salad. Read More

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When Hunger Strikes: The Evolution of the NYC Lunch

By Allana Mortell & Diana Tsuchida | June 27, 2012

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The Automat

The New York Public Library is exhibiting a bit of dining nostalgia that highlights the one meal that fosters an accessible form of eating out–lunch. Because workers on every level need the necessary energy pick-me-up, the lunch hour still remains the one time that you can dine together with your “work family” for an allotted amount of time. It’s defined by speed, cost and efficiency, as reflected in the several lunch deals peppered throughout the city and the vendors who come to satiate hungry employees. The newest exhibit at the NYPL is Lunch Hour NYCa fantastic showcase of the evolution of the lunch meal over 100 years. From the quick lunch to old school vending machines, the exhibit encourages viewers to be leisurely with their time and take an interactive walk-through. Read More

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