Category: Reviews

Queen of the Night Review: An Intimate Cirque-Style Supper Club for the Indulgent

[EDIT 4/29/14] Gilt City is currently offering the same VIP package I saw the show with for $175. For a limited time, new Gilt City members can also sign up with my referral for up to $50 off their ticket. Do this people! You won’t regret it. Do you enjoy good food? Decadence? What about […]

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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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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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Yuji Ramen Omakase takes ramen to a whole new delicious level

House cured salmon with camembert cream cheese. Squid ink oriechette. Uni and miso ravioli. Smoked mussel infused broth served in a French press. I repeat, a FRENCH PRESS full o’ broth. These are just some of the incredibly inventive preparations of ramen that diners get to enjoy during the omakase at the Yuji Ramen test […]

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Mexico Blvd. – Eating My Way through the WFC Food Truck Court, Part 2

With the food truck explosion that’s come to NYC has also come a wide variety of unique tacos: from Korean-fusion from Korilla BBQ to Southern barbeque and brisket varieties from Mexicue to Japanese-style from Domo Taco, you can find pretty much whatever your taste buds desire. But when I’m in the mood for that classic, […]

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NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting was a Wine Lover’s Paradise

In case it hasn’t been clear yet, let the record stand: I LOVE wine. Love it. It pairs amazingly with my favorite indulgence, cheese, while also providing surprising and complex flavors that a Diet Coke would just never be able to impart. As such, if there’s a wine tasting going on at a reasonable price, […]

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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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A Superbowl Feast Made Easy – A Plated Review

Last night went by many different names to different audiences – Superbowl XLVII, Harbaugh Bowl/HarBowl, Ad Bowl, and of course, Beyonce Bowl – but one thing that almost all Americans can agree on is that last night was America’s best excuse next to Thanksgiving for stuffing your face. While there’s many different ways to accomplish this, from enjoying an […]

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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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