Restaurant Review: Emmy Squared

For former ADA Jared Mogil's birthday, we headed Emmy Squared, which is one restaurant of several awesome Pizza Loves Emily Restaurant group. Although pizza is their main focus, their burger (which seriously will sell out) always tops lists of best burgers in the city. Pro tip: spilt the burger and get pizza to share. Also … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Emmy Squared

Restaurant Review: Le Fanfare

Tucked on the far northern end of Greenpoint's Manhattan Avenue is Le Fanfare, a very unassuming yet tasty Italian restaurant with some incredible specials. Every Wednesday night is pasta night with three select special pastas offered for $10 each. Grab a reservation, bring a few friends, and be prepared for a great evening! Yes, the … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Le Fanfare

Restaurant Review: Apollonia

A new Medditerian restaurant in Brooklyn? I'm there! Bushwick now has its very own cafe-by-day-restaurant-by-night in Apollonia. What intrigued me first about this new spot was the wine list: all Mediterraint coastal wines. I was even able to find one from Epirus! It had a bright, citrus effervescent taste. Various wines can be ordered by … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Apollonia

Restaurant Review: Montesacro Pinseria BK

Located in the heart of East Williamsburg, Monescaro Pinseria brings old world Rome to Brooklyn. This recently opened West Coast import ┬áhas a beautiful outdoor dining area and very delicious food. When we went, they still hadn't gotten their liquor license, so we BYOB'ed. We started out our meal with the porchetta, thick, shredded slices … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Montesacro Pinseria BK

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

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

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

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

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

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