Archive for the ‘Upper East Side’ Category

posted by on Mexican, Upper East Side, Vegging Out

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One of the best things about 2011 is the fact that my best friend has moved to New York, and I’m getting to indulge in all the amazing girl talk and girl grub I’ve missed out on without her here. I went to visit her new place on the Upper East Side recently, and before [...]

posted by on Dessert, Upper East Side

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My boyfriend recently celebrated his birthday, so we got him his favorite dessert of all-time, the Lady M crepe cake, for his big day. The Lady M Mille crepe cake is made of nearly 20 thin crepes piled atop each other with custard cream filling in between and the top layer brûléed just a smidge. [...]

Vegging out: Gobo


posted by on American, Asian, Dinner, Lunch, Tofu, Upper East Side, Vegetarian, Vegging Out, West Village

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I rarely find myself on the Upper East Side, but when my friend and I visited the Met’s bambu exhibit earlier this summer, we needed to find somewhere to eat/kill time before the guided tour started. We settled on Gobo, a vegetarian restaurant with an Asian edge. They’re big on small plates and though I [...]

posted by on Brunch, Italian, Upper East Side, Vegging Out

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On the weekends, you’d be hard-pressed to find me above 14th St., but a couple of weekends ago, I made the rare venture uptown to the Upper East Side for brunch and some art gallery browsing. Anytime I’ve ridden the bus down 2nd Ave. from the UES, I’ve thought, “That [insert name of al fresco [...]

posted by on Comfort Food, Cupcakes, Dessert, Upper East Side, Upper West Side

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Buttercup Bake Shop will be handing out free cupcakes tomorrow at Grand Central Station between 9 and 10 a.m. at Vanderbilt and 42nd St. It’s a sugar onslaught that early in the morning, but how about saving it for a little 3 p.m. pick-me-up? Or if it’s too early, head to one of Buttercup’s two [...]

posted by on Dinner, Italian, Sandwiches, Snacks, Upper East Side, Vegetables, Vegging Out

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My boyfriend and I had always wanted to be spontaneous enough to pick a neighborhood in the city, walk around and choose a random spot for a meal. Sadly, we haven’t been able to do it that often because we’re usually too hungry to hunt and we’re such foodies that we want the meal to [...]