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Restaurant Review: Misi New York

  One of the hottest new restaurant’s in Brooklyn is Chef Missy Robbins (of Lilia fame)’s latest venture: Misi New York. Here the focus is pasta. With a small menu, there is not a lot to select from, but everything is very carefully curated. This is why former ADA Jared Mogil and I decided to… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Misi New York

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Classic New York: The Clover Club

At the heart of the Brooklyn cocktail renaissance is Cobble Hills’ Clover Club. For the past decade, bartenders here have been known of their innovative cocktail creations. In fact, a few years ago, I took a cocktail making course at the Brooklyn Kitchen with one of the Clover Club’s owners and head bartenders Tom Macy.… Continue reading Classic New York: The Clover Club

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Adventures in New York: Coney Island Day 2019

It’s summertime in the city…and that means time to escape to the beach. For over a decade, New Yorkers have managed to make their way to the waterfront of Brooklyn known as Coney Island. From rides to sites to world-famous hot dogs, there is plenty to do on Coney Island Day. We started out our… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Coney Island Day 2019

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Restaurant Review: Celestine

For Valentine’s Day, former ADA Jared Mogil and I took an evening trip Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (yes, that’s what DUMBO in Brooklyn stands for) for dinner at the effervescent Celestine Brooklyn. This Mediterranean restaurant on the East River waterfront has been high on my list of places to go since it opened… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Celestine

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Restaurant Review: Po’Mi

One of the great things about living in Brooklyn is all of the new, exciting restaurants that open. A few weeks ago, I went to try Po’Mi, a new sandwich shop in Bed-Stuy. They have two distinct sandwich menus, “Po’ Style” (Po Boys) and “Mi Style” (Bahn Mi)…hence the name Po’Mi! I recommend going with… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Po’Mi

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Restaurant Review: Peter Luger, Brooklyn

Established in 1887, Peter Luger Steak House is a New York institution. Cash only, no reservations online, Peter Luger is the epitome of old-school Brooklyn. Their NYC location is right by the Williamsburg Bridge, which used to be a trek for Manhattanites but now a popular tourist destination. It isn’t easy to get a reservation… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Peter Luger, Brooklyn

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Adventures in New York: Red Hook Day

A throwback to the industrial past of the Brooklyn waterfront, the neighborhood of Red Hook is one of the most unique places to explore in New York City. Not accessible by subway (only bus or ferry), Red Hook offers a plethora of delicious places to eat and drink. On beautiful Saturday, I gathered a group… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Red Hook Day