Category: Food

Charlie Bird NYC

An excellent lunch special with Lori Mendorff Klugman. A very pleasant surprise! Faro and Gem salads were excellent. Carbonara was very nice : pasta cooked perfectly as was crispy pancetta, conservatively cheesed and nice egg yolk. This is one of the better Carbonara’s we had in the US. Cocktails...

Tocqueville NYC

We had a great dinner with friends at Tocqueville. The Truffled Grits with an egg was outstanding !! Mushroom risotto was rich and creamy. I hear the fish was perfectly executed. The Short ribs were as tender as butter and tasted great. Deserts also outstanding. Wine list was large...

Tanoshi NYC

Tanoshi Sushi is our favorite casual sushi place in NYC. They have 3 defined seatings ay 6, 730 and 9. It’s only 95 for the Omakase menu which the only menu. They do offer a few special items at additional cost after the standard menu. They have a BYOB...

Boulud Sud NYC

  Restaruanat Week in NYC continues with our dinner at Boulud Sud. Daniel doesn’t dissappiont at his Mediterranean outlet.   The food and service are “Star” worthy of course I’m referring to Michelin Stars.  We actually enjoyed every course served.  The food preparation was flawless with service to match....

Perry Street NYC

We continued Restaraunt Week at Perry Street. The meal was amazing from service to beverages. We started with the Steak Tartare and Fried calamari. The Steak was served in a beautiful presentation with a fried Quail egg. The Calamari was perhaps the most tender we have ever eaten. The...

Union Square Cafe , NYC

  Our first visit to the “New” Union Square Cafe…I wish it were still the old USC !! It has a very corporate vibe to it unlike the warmer local cafe of days past. They have insituted a non-tipping policy which has some advantges to the employees but certainly...

Le Bernardin NYC

Le Bernardin has been around the NYC dining scene for decades. It’s a seafood based restaurant with a meat and vegetable dish thrown in for those guest that come with the seafood lovers. If your not a seafood fan there are much better options at other resteraunts.  Proper attire...

Morini Ristorante , UES NYC

We are big fans of Marea so we decided to try the Chef’s other retaraunt during restraint week.  Once we got the food we really enjoyed our meal. The pasta was classic MW excellence ! The only problem with Morini is the hostess and coat check people. They seem...

Lavo NYC

We had a fun night at Lavo !! It’s a large and loud room. Food is average with a few fun items to share like the Basket Ball sized Meatball and huge 20 Layer Cake. Eggplant part was not bad. The vegetable sides had so much sodium my blood...

Tanoshi Sushi NYC

Very authenic casual Japanese sushi bar, Omakase only seatings at 6.730 and 9pm. you get only 90 mins to eat and BYOB. We have eaten here several times and quality is always great....

Daniel, NYC

We celebrated our 15th anniversary at Daniel. After consulting my friend and fellow food Blogger Michael T, we decided on Daniel. We both ordered the Mayfair Tasting menu which was actually supplemented by a surprise extra course. The food and service were all outstanding. The uni served with the...

DBGB, New York, New York

[flickrset id=”72157625254684068″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] We had an amazing lunch at Chef Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen. It’s a really trendy, upscale, casual dining experience. We enjoyed many items from the menu including the DBGB Dog, a NYC favorite done to perfection. The selection of sausages is crazy, I will...

The Grand Central Oyster Bar, New York, NY

[flickrset id=”72157622768339821″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Located in Grand Central station this NYC classic has quite an eclectic mix of patrons.   There is a large variety of fresh oysters from around the country. We found the highly touted Panroasts to be disappointing however the oysters are sublime.   This...

Nisen Sushi, Woodbury NY

[flickrset id=”72157622036351562″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] We have been to Nisen Sushi several times at both of their Long Island locations. The Woodbury is one of the most attractive sushi bars around including those in NYC. The quality and freshness is what you would expect to find in Manhattan. Now...

WO HOP, New York, NY

[flickrset id=”72157622018746916″ thumbnail=”small” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] It’s a NYC classic the food is amazing !! walk down the stairs and enter one of the City’s most famous Chinese restaurants. It won’t disappoint you. My favorites: Shrimp and Lobster sauce, Crab cantonese and Ribs...

Fornino Pizza, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NYC

[flickrset id=”72157618642375741″ thumbnail=”small” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] As the sign says “Voted NYC Best Pizza”. I won’t argue with them it is wonderful. Even the wood burning oven has received rave reviews from the other side of the pond. They serve only the finest fresh ingredients. This is the real deal!!!...

Union Square Cafe, New York, NY

[flickrset id=”72157603357433508″ thumbnail=”small”] I have dined at the Union Square Cafe several times and have never been disappointed in anyway.  The menu is always “Fresh” and creative. Service is friendly and professional....

Taverna Trilussa, Rome, Italy

We have been to Travena Trilussa several times and that alone is saying something. There is a good mix of locals and tourists in this rather large restaurant. The food is solid homestyle Italian and served in very large portions. They have a very nice selection of  Prosciutto as you walk...

ZUZU Ramen Brooklyn NY

When I heard one of my Flickr contacts was taking on a new position as Chef at ZUZU Ramen in Brooklyn NY, I knew I had to visit. I loaded up the car with four hardy eaters and set out to try everything on the menu. The Amuse-Bouche of Tataki...

Da Bolognese, Rome, Italy

If you feel like dinning among the world’s celebrities then when in Rome do as the Roma’s do and people watch at Da Bolognese.  On our way in for lunch one day we saw “Sly” on the way out.   We have dined here several times and while not...