Some of the interior
I have grown a fondness and respect Mexican cuisine ever since I went to Cabo last summer. I do admit, I don’t normally make my way out to Alphabet City of East Village but a friend suggested heading out to Matilda.
Matilda is a small, family owned [...]
Interior of the dining room; Glasses of Anne Pinchon Rosé and The Narcissist
Jo’s is not a stranger to me, as I’ve eaten and written about this restaurant almost three years ago. Thinking back what I ate then and compared to what I had a few nights ago, the interior didn’t change [...]
Exterior, Interior & Drinks
Pounds & Ounces is located in Chelsea. This bar and restaurant looks like an Art Deco-inspired bar that looks quite handsome, especially when night sets in. The dining area is dark wood with an interesting boxing mural and dotted with two lounge tables with plush leather chairs.
Yuji Ramen’s counter; Cold soba teas and Tsukemono pickles
Whole Foods Smorgasburg recently chose Yuji Ramen, owned by Chef Yuji Haraguchi, as part of their pop-up vendor. I’m excited as my Asian self loves ramen, especially on chilly winter-like days we’re having here.
Having lunch there on Saturday afternoon with a [...]
A week or so ago, I had dinner with a friend at Fishtag, a Michael Psilakis restaurant. This was the former home of Kefi’s original location (also owned by Chef Michael Psilakis).
The difference between that restaurant and Fishtag was the more airier space, making me feel a bit calmer and [...]
Italian style braised beef sandwich & Red Wine Marinated Egg at VIP Preview
Last night’s 6th annual Choice Eats 2013 taken place in the 69th Armory was an intense food fest featuring over fifty (50) restaurants, bakeries, and other food vendors who were in Village Voice’s “Fork in the Road.”
Since there’s [...]
Friedman’s Lunch signage; Interior; Cappuccino and Latte
Friedman’s Lunch is one of the few casual, sit-down restaurants in Chelsea Market. I’ve passed this restaurant myriad of times over the years and always remembered seeing it being bustling during the afternoon hours.
I finally went there for brunch as my friend and [...]
Lobby of The Westin Governor Morris & Buick cars
This weekend I was invited to attend Buick Discovery Tour 2013 at The Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, New Jersey.
It was a collaboration between Food & Wine and Buick with its goals of making memories and lasting impressions with food, wine, [...]
Various Pinkberry Frozen Yogurts
As most of us New Yorkers are aware of Pinkberry‘s signature frozen yogurt that has a distinct tartness and arguably started the trend of frozen yogurts springing up all over this city.
Recently, I had their mango frozen yogurt topped with fruits and chocolate chips, salted caramel [...]