Retaining their Michelin star for 2016, Bâtard is one of the best deals in New York City with 2 courses for $55, 3 courses for $69, or 4 courses for $79. The warm golden lighting splashed on the lovely textured wallpaper surrounds an upbeat and bustling dining room with an unpretentious air. My favorite dish […]Read More Best Deal in Tribeca – Bâtard, New York City
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
Anthony Bourdain hosts the new show on PBS that will focus on going “inside” the mind of David Chang of Momofuku fame. “The Mind of a Chef is a reinvention of a travel-cooking show,” says Bourdain. “This season we go inside the kitchen, the world, and the mind of chef David Chang. This show is […]Read More The Mind of a Chef (Preview) Coming to PBS Nov. 9, 2012
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!
I had my first Magnolia cupcake in the West Village in 1999. I remember it being good but what I really remember is the long line. I expect the Magnolia Bakery that is opening up in the Loop will be very popular as well. I just hope the lines don’t equal what they were/are in NYC. […]Read More News: Magnolia Bakery In Chicago Loop