NYC Restaurants

Pie Face

Pie Face

We recently had the opportunity to try some of the savory and sweet selections at the newest location of the Pie Face franchise near Penn Station. Straight from Down Under, this unique concept is sure to be a hit with adults and children alike. We entered the restaurant knowing very little about its offerings, aside […]

| April 11, 2013
Ivy Grows in Hell’s Kitchen

Ivy Grows in Hell’s Kitchen

On Eighth Avenue between 55th and 56th street, Ivy is keeping the Gastro Pub trend alive and well. Rife with an inspired cocktail menu and a selection of craft and artisanal beers that compliment a solid dinner menu, this was a pleasant twist in a hectic week. A great place to unwind and take some […]

| March 29, 2013
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Taboon—A Place You Can Call Home

Taboon—A Place You Can Call Home

In preparation of our upcoming cookbook launch dinner, I headed to Hell’s Kitchen, now better known as Clinton—but hey, I’m old school.  Inspired by the vibrant spices and flavors of the Middleast and the Mediterranean, with fresh made-from-scratch food, this neighborhood hotspot has earned a loyal following and is continually evolving. Since February of 2004, […]

| March 15, 2013
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5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC

5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC

Valentines Day is sometimes just another night out for New Yorkers who regularly dine out already. So here are five ideas for Valentines Day that go beyond just dinner, to make it a special evening to remember.     Here are 5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC   Upstairs at The Stand Dinner and […]

| February 11, 2013
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Antojeria La Popular – A Celebration of Mexican Street Food

Antojeria La Popular – A Celebration of Mexican Street Food

Antojeria La Popular, a brand new Mexican tapas restaurant, is bringing excitement to Nolita. An antojito is a Mexican street snack designed to satisfy a craving and translated literally, means “little whim.” Nestled just below street level at 50 Spring Street, this is a truly unique establishment that is rife with warmth and ambiance. Entering […]

| February 1, 2013
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What do New York, Paris and Parma have in common?

What do New York, Paris and Parma have in common?

On Madison Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets, on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto has opened its second New York showcase. Greeted by a traditional retail space, featuring a shiny new counter that is teeming with delicacies imported from the Italian gastronomic culture, alongside a broad range of traditional cured meats and cheeses, […]

| January 29, 2013
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The Best Hot Cakes on the Planet

The Best Hot Cakes on the Planet

This past Sunday, I had the distinct pleasure of having brunch at New York’s Four Seasons Hotel restaurant, The Garden. Everything from the Brunch Punch, to the Crab Salad (Avocado, Green Apple, Champagne Emulsion, Wasabi Caviar), to the classic Eggs Benedict was absolutely exquisite—poetry in motion. But the Lemon Ricotta Hotcakes, a bestseller since the […]

| January 22, 2013
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5 Restaurant Ideas Near Grand Central NYC

5 Restaurant Ideas Near Grand Central NYC

If you are heading to meet friends near Grand Central Station before commuting home, you don’t have to settle for a casual snack. Here are 5 dining ideas for those who are looking for a memorable meal near Grand Central Station.   Vitae – 4 East 46th (Between Fifth and Madison) –The classic contemporary American […]

| January 7, 2013
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Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s is a little gem tucked away (literally these days due to the Second Avenue subway construction) on 2nd Avenue and 96th Street that offers fantastic “Euro-Caribbean” fare. Known as “The Best Latin in Manhattan,” this Upper East Side treasure delivers classic Latin dishes inspired by culinary favorites from Cuba, Puerto Rico and The […]

| December 24, 2012
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Bobby Van’s Kickin’ It Old School

Bobby Van’s Kickin’ It Old School

On a blustery fall evening, we ventured out to explore the iconic Bobby Van’s Grill. Located on West 50th Street, this outpost has been serving up traditional American grill fare and classic steaks amidst the shadow of Radio City Music Hall since 2006. A classically adorned steakhouse featuring a plethora of dark wood, timeless chandeliers […]

| December 23, 2012
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