November 21, 2018

New York City’s neighborhood of Tribeca has changed dramatically since I was a child growing up in the West Village. Desolate and run down, one could hardly imagine it would become one of the hippest neighborhoods! Located in Manhattan’s southern tip, it is now famous...

August 22, 2016

The Chinese Club is a restaurant on Grand Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn serving authentic Chinese cuisine from past eras, including Hakka-Chinese and Kolkata- Chinese. The owners of the Chinese Club opened the restaurant to honor their grandfather, and continue the...

November 10, 2015


Being a Hell’s Kitchen resident, I have been hearing great things about the neighborhood’s latest coffee shop, Bibble & Sip.  Located on 51st st between 8th and Broadway this coffee shop is a haven for both tourists and locals.  I ventured in on a Saturday afternoon a...

November 10, 2015

While having a dinner feast at Cameron Mitchell's new NYC restaurant Ocean Prime with my friend Michael, we happily agreed that a Carnivore diet (Read my In Defense of Meat article here) can be one of the healthiest. If a steakhouse is don...

October 20, 2015

 Asian Sliders


Lot 77 Newly renovated Lot 77 is a Korean gastro-pub as well as a coffee shop in the Financial District.

Situated in the more “historical” part of New York, Lot 77 lays at the crossing of Fulton and Gold Street. The area was once filled with yellow flower...

June 24, 2015

Tito King’s Kitchen at Jimmy’s No. 43

43 East 7th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave)

Not only are we glad our dear Jimmy Carbone was able to reopen Jimmy’s No. 43 following the East Village gas explosion, but they’ve got an exciting kitchen collaborat...

December 2, 2014

Holiday Events this Month that involve Meat and are also great places to meet for a great Holiday get together!


1. Ted the Butcher--Whole Hog Butchery Demo

We had so much fun watching Ted Nigro (Ted the Butcher) cut up a whole hog at Brother Jimmy's recently. Our host a...

October 29, 2014

Pastry chef Cesar Moreno welcomed us to the Black Ant in the East Village to show us how he likes his worms! Yes, you heard right, worms! Known to use insects in their modern Mexican cuisine, the beauty of The Black Ant Graveyard dessert almost makes you forget about t...

October 15, 2014

So a couple weeks ago Central Perk (a coffee shop named after the one on the show Friends) opened in NYC and it reminded me of all the things I loved and hated about the 90s. I watched Seinfeld (hilarious) and Roseanne (badass) but hated Friends- to...

October 14, 2014

Siblings Camie and Tommy Lai have worked in Malaysian restaurants in NYC since the 1990s, Camie working the front-of-house and managment and Tommy working his way up in kitchens to head chef. Opened last year, Rasa is the chance for Came and Tommy to incorporate dishes...

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