Archive for the ‘Meat’ Category

posted by on Asian, Chefs, Meat, Midtown, Top Chef, Vegging Out

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Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to former Top Chef contestant Angelo Sosa’s new Asian comfort food restaurant in midtown Manhattan. Social Eatz is a bright, buzzing restaurant with picnic-style tables that puts an Asian spin on American classics, like hot dogs and burgers. That night, we got to eat from a [...]

posted by on Chicken, Events, Italian, Lunch, Meat, Midtown, Olive oil, Restaurant Week, Vegging Out

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The last time I tried Restaurant Week was when I first moved to New York City in 2007. A bunch of us girls went to i Trulli and had a great time, but I realized that spending almost $50 (including tip) on a three-course dinner, which was more food than I needed, wasn’t probably worth [...]

posted by on Asian, Lunch, Meat, Midtown, Vegging Out, Vietnamese

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If there’s one chef to call the current hotshot in New York, it’s Momofuku owner David Chang. I’m no stranger to Momofuku Milk Bar, but I’ve never ventured into the main restaurant thanks to its por- heavy restaurant. But Chang recently opened seasonal eatery Ma Peche in Midtown, and though it’s still no place for [...]

posted by on Dinner, Fish, Italian, Meat, Olive oil, Tips

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Like most foodies, I love foodie TV, so it’s no surprise that I’m a fan of Top Chef, and lucky me got invited to an event at the Institute of Culinary Education last week hosted by alum Fabio, the fan favorite from season 5 fondly remembered for saying, “This is Top Chef, not Top Scallop.” [...]

posted by on Alphabet City, American, Dinner, Meat, Vegging Out

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A friend of mine suggested Alphabet City spot Northern Food Spy Co. for a much-needed catch-up session last week and I was totally shocked to realize that I had never even heard of it. I consider myself a foodie, so not knowing a good spot is personal blasphemy. You’ll see that the menu is short, [...]

Vegging Out: Co.


posted by on Chelsea, Italian, Meat, Pizza, Vegging Out

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July marked my five-year anniversary of my six-month study abroad trip to Melbourne, Australia. The experience was magical, challenging, life-changing, inspiring and crazy fun, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when one of my favorite Aussie friends visited New York City during his two-week American adventure. For dinner, we headed to Jim Lahey’s [...]