With a Michelin star you might expect Bâtard to be uptight and stuffy but the laid-back and cheerful atmosphere made for a wonderful meal. Th first course was the delicately textured and sweet scallops with kale, vanilla, herbs and potato mousseline.Read More Dinner at Bâtard – Tribeca, NYC
I fell in love with Momofuku’s ramen during a trip to NYC about ten years ago and still think about that steaming hot bowl and have been searching Chicago for something that lived up to what I had at Momofuku. (Wasbi comes close) There is almost always a line but the turnover is pretty quick […]Read More Get Your Slurp On at Momofuku Noodle Bar- NYC
Show up early to this cozy diner where the cool kids go because the food is good and lines start forming quickly. Cuban music plays and the staff is pretty relaxed so plan to stay awhile. This was one of my favorite breakfast spots for a huge meal in a fun atmosphere with great prices. […]Read More Eating Great Food With The Cool People – Cafe Habana – NoLita, NYC
Jack’s Wife Freda is a cute little spot in Soho on Lafayette Street. We walked by and noticed the charming white and green awning and took a peek inside to find a bright yet cozy space with leather bench seating along the walls and a long communal table in the center. Arriving just at opening […]Read More Breakfast in Soho – Jack’s Wife Freda
My ultimate sushi destination is Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, Japan a Michelin 3-star restaurant run by Jiro Ono. He is close to 90 and has run this world-famous restaurant for years. As you can imagine he takes his sushi seriously and the fish speaks for itself. Since I am not getting to Tokyo nor spending […]Read More Late Night @ Sushi Seki – Upper East Side, NYC
If you can swing it, last-minute travel can be the way to go when exploring a city like New York. I had a weekend free and wanted to get out-of-town, have good weather, eat some great food, stay in a hotel with a nice view and celebrate an anniversary, oh and not spend a million […]Read More 36 Hours In NYC – Gotham Bar & Grill, The High Line and More!