Kori’s exterior and interior of the dining room
Kori is a small, narrow, elegant Korean restaurant in TriBeCa. If you read their menu, they serve mainly traditional Korean fare but a few dishes does cater to the neighborhood.
They plating them a bit more polished and comparing to a couple of [...]
Interior and the bar
Cafecito is located out in the Alphabet City section of East Village. It’s a homey yet festive restaurant that focuses on very good Cuban food.
We started with a strong yet fruity mango margarita ($7) and a Materva ($4), a non-alcoholic yerba mate soda. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Menu, Interior and tea with edamame served on the side
On a recent Saturday, a friend and I went to Flushing, Queens for grocery shopping. Starving and craving for something different than dim sum, we thought of having Taiwanese food. My friend suggested 101 Taiwanese Cuisine as there’s word around that it’s [...]
Toby’s Public House: Exterior, Wood fire brick oven and menu
Over this long weekend, I visited Toby’s Public House in Manhattan’s Nolita for brunch with a friend.
It’s relatively new location, as they expanded from their South Slope, Brooklyn location. Inside is a rustic, homey kind of restaurant where there’s dark [...]
Restaurant signage and our banchan spread
On a recent chilly Saturday afternoon, my family and I craved Korean food and decided on eating at Kum Sung Chik Naengmyun (interestingly enough, their sign reads Geum Sung Restaurant). Hearing good things from friends about this and remembered that this restaurant’s specialty is generally cold [...]
Pera SoHo exterior and interiors; Our drinks to start
This past weekend I had a good brunch overall at Pera SoHo. This Mediterranean restaurant had lots of Turkish touches that intrigued me to have brunch here. (I’m not a fan of traditional brunch. I think a typical brunch would be run of [...]