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For one of the most fun cities in the world, it’s hard to imagine that there is only one board game cafe in New York, but it’s true. With over a thousand games to play or purchase, The Uncommons is different from other restaurants or bars that have only a few games on the shelf. Chelsea met with Greg May, the cafe’s founder and CEO, to find out a little more about what the cafe has to offer and play a friendly round of Cat Tower. Songs featured in this episode: “New Years” by Asobi Seksu // “MRDR it’s ok” by Team Spirit // “Oh Nancy” by Young Rival // “I See More” by Ages And Ages // “Golden Girl” by Ladyhawke
Chelsea White checks out The Peoples Improv Theater, aka The PIT, to get the inside scoop on the improv school’s history and mission from founding member Ali Reza Farahnakian. She even faces her fears of going off-script and takes an improv class herself for the full experience. Music featured in this episode: “Wires” by Telekinesis // “Strange Love” by Winter Gloves // “Golden Facelift” by Broken Social Scene // “Whidbey” by Incan Abraham // “Candleholder” by Monomyth // “Dalai Lama Big Banana” by Dune Rats
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian cooking of colonialism in India, The Royal Munkey serves European style dishes prepared with Indian spices and flavors. Chelsea White visited the restaurant to talk with Chef Derik Alfaro about the food and try some of the menu’s best sellers. In Dishes, Part 1, Chelsea samples some appetizers; here, she has her eyes on the entrees. Music featured in this episode: “Spinoza” by Generationals // “Stop & Go” by Summer Twins // “Icelene’s Loss” by Sonny & The Sunsets
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian cooking of colonialism in India, The Royal Munkey serves European style dishes prepared with Indian spices and flavors. Chelsea White visited the restaurant to talk with Chef Derik Alfaro about the food and sample some of the menu’s best sellers. Music featured in this episode: “Silence Can Say So Much” by Elephant Stone // “Another Go Round” by Beat Connection
Not too long ago, we visited Lucky Luna, a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that highlights both Asian and Latin American cuisines without taking the normal route of a typical fusion restaurant and combining the two. Chelsea, who likes to challenge people to games she makes up herself to ensure her own eventual victories, sat down with chef and co-owner Ken Ho for a round of The Odd Couple Food Challenge. Music featured in this episode: “Bed Case” by Tancred // “Faces In The Dark” by Generationals // All other music composed by Kevin MacLeod
This episode of BreakThruTV is presented by Urban Outfitters… Everyone knows that keeping up with a busy social life can get expensive, especially when trying to wine and dine a potential mate. From happy hours to fancy dinners, the cost of those dates can really add up. Thankfully, Chelsea has some ideas for those of us who aren’t rolling in the dough. Songs featured in this episode: “Fading Lines” by Amber Arcades // “Eliza” by Anna Calvi // “Golden Girl” by Ladyhawke // “Steady” by Jel // “Acid Rain” by Robert DeLong // “Long Way Down” by Robert DeLong

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