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In China and Taiwan, burping is the highest form of flattery — it means you like the food.

Mouthwatering & Toothsome

The numbers vary but there are certainly over 25,000 restaurants in New York City.

At least 1,000 have closed permanently as a result of Covid-19, and many have been repurposed in various ways to survive the restrictions of the pandemic. As we slowly seem to be emerging out of the worst of it restaurants are among the first places that people are…



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aleXander hirka

Writer, visual artist, philosopher, autodidact, curmudgeon. More than half of what i do is make believe.