Yay! I’m in New York! I arrived late Wednesday evening, and even though it’s been misty and rainy ever since I came, it’s still great to be here! I’m staying at my friend Tina’s place in Brooklyn.
Tina has this amazing food
When I was in New York in 2015, Sue and I found out that we both were big uni (sea urchin) lovers, so Sue suggested that we tried Saikai, which is known for delicious dishes with Santa Barbara uni. Unfortunately,
This cute little bakery on Broome Street specializes in vegan and glutenfree temptations, and they’re doing an excellent job. Compared to other vegan places I’ve been to, you don’t feel that you’re making any sacrifices at Erin McKenna’s. As a
Little Park is a lovely farm-to-table restaurant in Tribeca. Chef and owner Andrew Carmellini source his produce from local farmers, and the menu changes with season. There’s an emphasis on high quality ingredients such as organic vegetables and line-caught fish,
New York: Barney Greengrass - A blast from the past
When it comes to smoked fish, bagels and cream cheese, the only two places that really matters in New York are Barney Greengrass on Upper West and Russ & Daughters on Lower East.
A couple of years ago, I happened to
Vandal opened in January 2016 and soon rose to be one of the brightest stars in the New York restaurant sky, especially down that galaxy, which is about clubby dining. I really wanted to try Vandal, when I was in
Din Tai Fung may be the uncrowned king of soup dumplings in Los Angeles, but in New York, it is Joe's Shanghai that rules. There are 3 branches of Joe’s Shanghai in New York and the one in Chinatown is
Last Friday I met with Mende for dinner at Chefs Club in Nolita. At Chefs club, the menu is a pick-and-mix of signature dishes from renowned chefs around the country prepared by the restaurant’s in-house team of chefs.
There are frequent
New York: Breakfast at Dudleys, coffee at Irving Farm
There are so many great breakfast spots in New York, so rather than settling for a mediocre hotel breakfast, I usually go out to have breakfast. Lower East Side is a coffee lover’s paradise, so Poul was easy to persuade to
New York: Katz's Delicatessen - The Pastrami Sandwich
The pastrami sandwich at Katz’s Delicatessen in New York is second to none, so even though the place is usually packed with tourists, and even though the service can be a bit rushed, I always come back.
The sandwich doesn’t have