Tag: NYC

Sushi Nakazawa: Forever Dreaming of Sushi Thanks to An Unforgettable Omakase Meal

I first watched Jiro Dreams of Sushi about a year and a half ago as a random selection on Netflix. I had no expectations for the documentary, which profiles Jiro Ono, largely considered the top sushi master in the world. I figured, I love sushi and there seems to be critical acclaim, so why not […]

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Recommended Deal: Sleep No More and a 3 Course Dinner at the Heath for $185

If you haven’t experienced the immersive theater production that is Sleep No More in NYC, now is your best chance. For those unfamiliar, Sleep No More is a loosely-interpreted adaptation of Macbeth with a big twist: rather than sitting in your seat and watching actors perform on a stage, the “stage” is actually an entire […]

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Valentine’s Day 2014: Love, Leopard Print, and Lobster Paella

I don’t want to go into much detail about how my Valentine’s Day went since that’s a bit personal, but I was incredibly happy to be surprised by my boyfriend with a date at the New York Botanical Garden’s Tropical Paradise exhibit followed by dinner at one of my favorites tapas spots in the city, Boqueria. From […]

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Anti-freeze: Unlimited Sangria at Rayuela and Fuzzy Cardigans

Keeping warm in cozy layers in front of Nick Walker‘s I Love NY Zara camel coat (similar) | Motel Cardigan | Nasty Gal Shoe Cult combat boots Beanie bought off the street (similar) | Modcloth camera bag (similar) In my mind, there’s almost nothing better than re-hashing the details of a Saturday night out over brunch […]

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Great GoogaMooga announces festival lineup feat. Yeah Yeah Yeahs & a helluva lot of Great food

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I attended last year’s Great GoogaMooga and had an absolutely fabulous time. Well folks, the combination music-food-drink festival is back in Prospect Park this coming May 17-19 and it’s looking greater than ever. They’re kicking things off with a Friday night concert featuring the Yeah Yeah […]

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Kuma Inn Pork Adobo Buns

Why the Village Voice’s Choice Eats is worth breaking my diet

First off, disclaimer: Anyone who reads my blog obviously knows I’m never actually on a “diet” of the conventional sort. Rather, I try to balance eating healthy and working out with eating like a total pig, trying to only eat like a total pig when the food is so good, it makes those calories worth […]

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The Best Comfort Food You Can Get Delivered from Seamless in NYC

Now I don’t know about you, but when I’m hiding out from a blizzard, there’s nothing I want more than some good, warm, comfort food, preferably delivered direct to my apartment through Seamless. So since I’m working from home, I’m using my lunch break to write this short guide up and hopefully help out anyone […]

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My new favorite sandwich: the Pastrami on Rye from Katz’s Deli (And yes, it’s SO worth the calories)

I’m somewhat ashamed to admit it took me about 6 years of living in New York before I finally tried the famous Pastrami on Rye from Katz’s Delicatessen, a place made even more famous thanks to a fake orgasm by Meg Ryan. It’s not that I never meant to. I’m pretty sure I had an […]

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A Super Belated NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2012 Round-Up

It’s been a while since I’ve posted in this blog, but given that Summer Restaurant Week is upon us, I only thought it would be appropriate to kick things back into gear. I began writing this post in February and had originally intended to post this entry when it was actually still, you know, winter, but […]

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Nom-worthy Finds at Madison Square Eats

[Note: This post was originally written in 2012 during the inaugural year of MadSqEats, but all of the vendors I mention below are still there and still just as good. Make sure to visit the official site for the most accurate, up to date information on all vendors and opening/closing dates] Working in Flatiron or […]

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