Tag: east village

Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be filled with love and fun, but it can also be quite stressful for couples who want to dine out in Manhattan on a limited budget. Restaurants create exceptional menus for a special evening, but they often come with a hefty price tag. There are hundreds of places to choose from in […]

| February 13, 2015
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A Cultural Crossroads in the East Village

A Cultural Crossroads in the East Village

Venturing down to the East Village for dinner is always an adventure and this night was no different. Cozily situated on 11th Street between Avenues B and C, Matilda Restaurant sparkles while pushing the boundaries of fusion. An unlikely marriage of Tuscan and Mexican cuisine is highlighted in a wide array of interesting, bold and […]

| April 7, 2013
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Filipino Food Gets its Due

Filipino Food Gets its Due

Last night I headed down to the East Village to join some good friends at a Filipino restaurant. Having lived in the Philippines for a year, more specifically, Cebu City, I feel that I have a pretty good handle on this cuisine and certainly some wonderful memories of living in this part of the world. […]

| March 24, 2013
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The Embodiment of Hip

The Embodiment of Hip

Dining at La Cerveceria is an experience in everything that is updated, hip and fun about the New York restaurant scene. Located on Second Avenue in the East Village, La Cerveceria is carving their own path in an area teeming with eateries that are vying for the attention that is reserved for a select few. […]

| September 14, 2012
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The Art of Beer La Cerveceria Rocks the East Village

The Art of Beer La Cerveceria Rocks the East Village

Peruvian influenced tapas with a killer list of American Craft Beers are enough of a reason to venture to the East Village, but add unprecedentedly friendly service and a nice selection of new world wines and I have a new home. Natural woods, a marble bar, a wall of beer and a quirky, but hip […]

| September 14, 2012
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Cafecito

Cafecito

Cuba Raises It’s Flag in Alphabet City An unassuming Wednesday night brought me down to the East Village of New York City—the mission—Cuban Food. The result—a night that will forever live in my heart as THE NIGHT that I discovered Cuban food for the first time. As a writer who considers myself fairly well traveled, […]

| September 11, 2012