Its been a minute since I’ve eaten out so the comforting burgers and plates at Clinton Hall were very appreciated. Dining right now is hard in this city as we know, but folks are doing what they can and I for one am grateful. [Read more…] about Clinton Hall in FiDi is an Ooey Gooey Good Time: Here’s Why
It was awful out. Two weeks back on a Wednesday evening I made it down to the East Village through a harrowing storm out of a Bram Stoker novel to Plado Tasting Bar. What followed was anything but a delightful respite from the torrential mood booming outside. [Read more…] about Why Plado Tasting Bar in The East Village is Worth The Trip Downtown
Ten years ago, Williamsburg was a place I would just hang out in. As of recently I now live there. When moving into any new neighborhood, you have to find your “go to spots”. After my visit to Little King, I believe I have found my first. Now in proper brunching fashion, I went out the night before and had a few cocktails. So that morning, my body was ready for a good meal and drink to help lighten the burden that was my hangover. [Read more…] about Little King Provides an Epic Brunch in the heart of East Williamsburg
The Burger; we all know it as the quintessential defining American food. At Mel’s Burger Bar in the Upper East Side, they succeed in bringing it front and center and making a quality casual dining experience. When you first walk into Mel’s the thing that stands out is the giant lighted sign in the back and it is foreshadowing the big flavors and portions to come. [Read more…] about Mel’s Burger Bar Serves Perfect Meat, Great Sides & So Much More!
New York City is an ever changing landscape. Finding unique spaces that embrace tradition, time and classic flavors is becoming more and more difficult as our neighborhoods disappear. This past Wednesday evening, myself and a group of fellow writers and food enthusiasts were taken on a journey by Chef, Writer, Television Host, and Global Ambassador of Renaissance Hotels Andrew Zimmern. The evening was created to encourage business travelers to experience “5 to 9” with as much vigor as they approach their “9 to 5″. Titled “An Unusual Business Dinner”, this was an exciting & unpretentious foray into what is to come for their “Global Day of Discovery” in May. [Read more…] about Andrew Zimmern & Renaissance Hotels Host “An Unusual Business Dinner”
Don’t fix what isn’t broken, is a motto to live by and Bella Luna in the Upper West Side is doing exactly that. Bella Luna has been serving this neighborhood for 30 years. Up until 6 months ago they closed to relocate to a different space not too far from the original. Relaunching about a week and a half ago you can tell that they were truly missed by the neighborhood. [Read more…] about Bella Luna’s Italian Comfort Food Livens Up The Upper West Side
Ernest Hemmingway once said a “A man is nothing without a Harpoon and a bar that he can call home”….well I agree but he should added Mexican food into that somehow . At least that’s how I feel after my visit to No Fun in the Lower East Side. [Read more…] about No Fun is Anything But in the Lower East Side
When most folks in Long Island think of Greek food, their mind travels to piles of Gyro meat and giant murals of Mykonos. Gladly, my visit to Taverna 38 helped to destroy that misconception with an authentic yet upscale dining experience. Owners John Alexopoulos and Claudio Peralta have created something truly special. [Read more…] about Taverna 38’s Delicious Greek Cuisine Lights Up Williston Park