Marble Lane located at the beautiful and hip Dream Downtown Hotel is a fairly new restaurant located in the Chelsea/Meatpacking District.
This restaurant has an open-floor plan that once you enter this hotel on West 16th Street, you’d be practically greeted by the hostess and can’t help staring at the eye-catching, [...]
The Bar and the Library at the NoMad
As I’ve stated on the title, dinner at The NoMad restaurant is my first leg of my birthday celebration. It’s been a very good year thinking back in perspective. I’ve graduated with a Master’s degree and eventually got the job that I wanted (in [...]
Interior: Part of the bar and the main dining room
This past weekend, I went with my family to the hipster neighborhood of Williamsbug, Brooklyn to Gwynett St for my mother’s birthday.
I know it seems strange that I picked this venue generally since Williamsburg usually appeal to young adults around [...]
Interior, Menu, Papadam with chutneys, Indian inspired cocktails
Papadam located in the Upper East Side is one of the fewest neighborhoods I would imagine having very good traditional Indian food at a very reasonable price that we went on a recent Saturday night.
Admittedly, I’m a novice to the realm of Indian [...]
Sugr and Plumm: Exterior, retail counter, dining room
Sugar and Plumm is the newest addition to the dining scene on the Upper West Side. Sugar and Plumm’s flagship location in Paramus, NJ expanded to this Manhattan location looking like a sophisticated, polished kind of Candyland with the general color scheme of lavender [...]
Chió’s Exterior, Main dining room interior, Garden area, and the menus
Chió (pronounced kee-OH) is located on the Waterfront District of Brooklyn that mainly focuses on rustic Italian fare, opened in August 2012. Unlike most restaurants, co-owner Chef Alex McWilliams created a menu that has hints of proteins (meats and fish) rather [...]
A few nights ago, I had a solid dinner at Ken and Cook. Co-owner and chef Richard Diamonte was at the kitchen that humid evening.
Exterior (at night), looking out on Kenmare from the bar, and part of the interior, the bar
Ken and Cook’s ambiance is what I would call an [...]
Interior, upstairs and table setting
Pampano is a contemporary Mexican restaurant found in Midtown East. The decor and the menu vaguely reminds me of my recent press trip to Los Cabos, Mexico – and the food primarily focused on seafood.
Entering this restaurant on a humid, drizzling evening, we’re greeted by two [...]