Located on the 60th floor of a Financial District building is one of Danny Meyer’s newest restaurants. Manhatta offers a three-course prix-fix hospitality-included menu with stunning panorama views of the city. The meal started with a quick vegetable amuse bouche along with bread for the table. For my first course, I had the foie gras.… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Manhatta
A few weekends ago, former ADA Jared Mogil and I were in Austin, Texas for a wedding. As our Saturday evening did not have any wedding festivities, we decided to head out to Rainey Street to explore the city. What is really neat about this area of town is that all of the bars and… Continue reading Adventures in Austin: Emmer & Rye
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
Having re-fueled with oysters, our next stop on the Charleston food and drink trip was the Palmetto Brewery. The oldest brewery in South Carolina, Palmetto has a tap room where beer enthusiasts can sample their brews, listen to live music, and hang out. I started with the Ginger Slap, the winter seasonal red ale spiced… Continue reading Winter Weekend in Charleston: Part III
For the next stop on the Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour, we head a few blocks down from Five Borough Brewing Co. to Industry City. On the sixth floor of one of the reclaimed industrial buildings is a unique space that holds not one but two breweries and a distillery. The Wartega brewery, Industry City… Continue reading Official Unofficial NYC Brewery Tour: Breweries of Industry City
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.
In West Ashley, just outside of historic downtown Charleston, you can find the delicious purveyor of chicken sandwiches, Boxcar Betty’s. Rivaling the chicken sandwiches of even David Chang’s Fuku in Manhattan, Boxcar Betty’s makes their sandwiches with only the highest quality chicken and locally sourced ingredients. The look is ultra-retro and down-to-earth. The counter service… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Boxcar Betty’s