Marea

240 Central Park South on 59th Street 212/582.5100 $256 for two people, with drinks, without tip wheelchair patron may dine on street level ♥ ♥ ♥ I’m still thinking of those firm, yet pillowy, cicatelli. After Convivio and Mailiano, I think I’m convinced that when it comes to putting my money down for a great ...

Convivio

28. January 2010 Italian, Midtown 1
45 Tudor City Place off East 43rd Street 212/599.5045 $170 for two people, with drinks, without tip ♥ ♥ ♥ While in Colombia, we had a few unfortunate meals that involved pasta. Sure, Italy shares a lot of history with South America–the mass emigration of Italians was between 1876 to 1976 and brought a lot ...

Arirang Home-made Noodle House

16. December 2009 Korean, Midtown 0
32 West 32nd Street, 3rd floor, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues 212/967.5088 $10 for a large bowl of soup ♥ ♥ The key is the “home-made” part in the restaurant’s name. Don’t let the office space turn you off. I know it looks like a fire hazard in there but an hour of your life ...

Sik Gaek Restaurant

09. December 2009 Korean, Queens 0
161-29 Crocheron Avenue, Flushing, Queens 718/321.7770 $40 per person for a group of 11, with drinks, with tip ♥ ♥ For one of the Dr.’s birthday celebrations this year, I gathered his favorite people together to share a table at Sik Gaek Restaurant in Flushing, Queens. Everyone had just seen the Anthony Bourdain NYC Outer ...

Ganesh Hindu Temple Canteen

02. December 2009 Indian + South Asian, Queens 0
The Hindu Temple Society of North America 45-57 Bowne Street, Flushing, Queens 718/460.8493 $8 to $10 per dish ♥ ♥ ♥ I’ll second Anthony Bourdain for this review: vegetarian food doesn’t have to suck. When Scott was visiting from Dubai, I thought of the Ganesh Hindu Temple canteen as our lunch spot because of his ...