For my birthday a few weeks ago, we headed to Clinton Hill for dinner Emily. Much like Emmy Squared, Emily focuses on delicious pizzas and one decadent burger. However, these pizzas are wood-fired Neopolitan pizzas. First up, we tried the Olympus Mons pizza, which was a cheese-less pizza. WIth Szechuan oil, garlic aachar, pickled jalapeno, … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Pizza Loves Emily
Saturday, October 5th, we trekked out to Forrest Hills Stadium for The Infatuation (one of my favorite food blogs)'s EEEEEATS Con. A two day festival of food, EEEEEATSCon brought together restaurants and vendors from NYC, across the US, and even London. Our first stop was local favorite Crown Shy booth for a short rib sandwich. … Continue reading Adventures in New York: EEEEEATSCon 2019
Recently opened Manhattan's Financial District, Crown Shy is already making waves in the New York culinary scene. From the Eleven Madison Park and Del Posto team, Crown Shy is not to miss. Located in a beautiful art deco building, it can be tricky to find the entrance to the restaurant itself. We went around … Continue reading New! Restaurant Review: Crown Shy
Despite having lived in New York City for seven years, I had never ventured to one of the city's biggest attractions...until last year! The Bronx Zoo covers over 260 acres of land in the Bronx Borough of New York City. If you have the IDNYC, you can get a free one year membership (there are plenty … Continue reading Adventures in New York: Bronx Zoo
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
Welcome to the first installment of the Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour...reviews, pictures, and tales from touring as many breweries in NYC (and maybe Long Island) as possible. First stop, the Five Boroughs Brewing Co. in Sunset Park! Tucked among warehouses in the formerly very industrial, now next-up-and-coming-neighborhood, the Five Boroughs tap room is a … Continue reading Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour: Five Boroughs Brewing Co.
Although the concept of a cat café is most associated with life in Japan, New York City boasts several. The city's first café, the Meow Parlour, is located in the Lower East Side. Originally created to give cat lovers who are unable to have their own furry friend a place to play with these lovable creatures, … Continue reading Adventures in New York: Yoga in a Cat Cafe
This past winter, when NYC was in a state of perma-sludge, I was lucky enough to attend a very secret art show. 43 street artists, lead by Hanksy, turned a condemned building in Alphabet City into a giant and totally illegal art gallery. The girls with the weapons in these alcoves (one of them above) … Continue reading Adventures in New York: Surplus Candy