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  • New Ventures New Ventures
    February 10, 2021
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    If there was one thing that 2020 taught us in business is that to be successful you have to constantly grow and change. When we opened our store and café in late 2019 we were looking to serve our customers in the store, café and bar. Just as we were approaching that, all of our worlds turned upside down. And because this is NYC, the rules constantly changed. You can open the café, then you cannot. You can have people indoors, then you cannot. That was the running theme of 2020. We went from a café to fulfillment center and slowly, slowly back to café.  We decided it wasn’t going to be about what we couldn’t do, but what we can...
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  • Goodbye 2020!  Welcome Recipe for 2021 Goodbye 2020! Welcome Recipe for 2021
    January 5, 2021
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    As we bid a very happy goodbye to 2020 and a warm welcome to 2021 and better times ahead, we’re in a reflective mood. From our first snow in early December, this winter promises to be a good time to burrow in and cook some soul satisfying...
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  • Holiday Happenings Holiday Happenings
    November 14, 2020
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    2020 has been an unusual and challenging year, to put it simply! In an effort to manifest normalcy, we placed our holiday orders in the spring and hoped for the best. Traditionally we would prepare the shelves and know exactly how we were going to merchandise the products and promote the season. This year with all of the supply disruptions and border and factory closings, we just rolled with it with a smile. This week both stores began to receive tons of new items. Bell and Evans Turkeys have arrived and our kitchen is gearing up for holiday side...
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