Tanoshi Sushi

12. June 2013 Japanese, Upper East Side 0
1372 York Avenue between East 73rd and 74th Streets $100 each for 5 people, omakase with 3 shared appetizers, with tip; BYOB 646/727.9056 ♥ ♥ ♥ You know when a restaurant review comes out and it fucks it up for everyone else? This is it.


05. June 2013 American, Midtown 0
41 West 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues $120 each for 2 people, with drinks, with tip 212/465.2400 ♥ ♥ ♥ The disclaimer here is that I know someone in the kitchen at Betony. I met Josh in 2008 when I went to the Spotted Pig for Fergus Henderson’s visit from the UK. Josh ...


03. June 2013 American, West + East Harlem 0
2211 Frederick Douglass Boulevard corner of 119th Street $45 each for 2 people, with drinks, with tip 212/662.8462 ♥ ♥ Finally, a new addition to the Harlem restaurant scene worth writing about. Shauna and I walked around the neighborhood to try and cool off from the hot Saturday weather and got a drink at Bier ...

Pig & Khao

68 Clinton Street off Rivington Street $87 for 2 people, with 2 beers, without tip 212/920.4485 ♥ ♥ ♥ Pork, with a side of pork, is what I always hear when Filipino food is being described to me by other people. Top Chef contestant Leah Cohen sticks to that mantra at Pig & Khao, a ...

Chef Jose Ramirez-Ruiz’s Pop-up Restaurant at Whirlybird Cafe

24. May 2013 American, Brooklyn 0
254 South 2nd Street off Havemeyer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn $55 each for 2 people, without drinks, without tip Email chezjosebk at gmail dot com for reservations ♥ ♥ ♥ Back in 2009, I had a very impressive dinner at a pop-up restaurant inside the Brooklyn Fare store for $70 per person. Three years and three Michelin ...