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Entries in guides (3)

Monday
Nov192012

YOUR FIPS GUIDE TO HOSTESS GIFTS THAT DON'T SUCK

 

You know how every single solitary time you get invited over to someone's place for dinner, or for a holiday party, or for a booty call, you always bring over a bottle of wine? Right, well that's kind of nice, but also boring as hell. Bringing wine is basically the equivalent of saying: "I appreciate the fact that you made me kale salad and artisanal tater tots, but I don't have enough time to think about an original gift, so here's the $25 bottle of wine that Max at that wine shop on 7th Ave recco'd cause he said, even though he never tried it, ppl were saying that "it was pretty good." 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Anyway, if you're looking to break out of your Hostess gift-giving rut, here are a few ideas that you can totally copy, and then take all the credit for thinking up. 

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Tuesday
Jan032012

THE FIPS GUIDE TO THE BEST BROOKLYN CLASSES 

You know how sometimes every night you end up coming home, sitting your ass on the couch, eating an entire bag of Funyons, and watching 11 episodes of Dance Moms? Just me? 

Right. So, it's pretty obvious that one of your/(our) New Year's resolutions should obviously be to get the hell out there in the world, learn something new, and take a class!

Luckily, there are some killer/fab classes right here in Brooklyn, so you probably don't even have to haul your ass onto the subway. Here are a few of my fave BK class picks:

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Wednesday
Nov022011

Finally, an Eater's Guide We Can Get Behind!

Photo via thislittlepiglet.blogspot.com

Remember when GQ Magazine took a big steaming crap on our dear borough with their "Eater's Guide to Brooklyn?" Yeah. I'm trying to put it out of my mind, too. Well, here's something good to help you forget!

Carey Jones is the New York editor for Serious Eats and she's put together a neighborhood food guide for the North Slope and Prospect Heights, where she lives.  Jones does just about everything right with her guide, if you ask me.

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