Saying "No" to Eating Out

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Like many New Yorkers, Cathy Erway loves the city's food culture. What sets her apart, however, is that she believes fine dining can be produced and consumed at home. To prove her point, she avoided restaurants and lunch carts for two years.Good writes:

Cathy Erway lives in Brooklyn and for two years, she stopped eating food from restaurants, take-out joints, or mobile food carts. She brown-bagged it to work, went Dumpster diving, and threw amateur cook-offs at home...Erway and her friends bucked the cobwedded kitchen trend in one of the epicenters of eating out.

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