Salt & Fat

05. September 2012 American, Queens 0
41-16 Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside, Queens $40 each for 4 people, with drinks, with tip 718/433.3702 ♥ ♥ Taking advantage of Queens while one of my favorite eating partners is in town from Chicago, we visited Salt & Fat with her brother to check out the scene in what is a very unfamiliar part of the ...

Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine

30. August 2012 Queens, Southeast Asian 0
82-18 45th Avenue, Elmhurst, Queens $20 each for 4 people, without drinks, with tip 718/898.8001 ♥ ♥ One of my favorite eating partners was in town from Chicago, so I basically forced her to eat in Queens and drag Paul, her Malaysian friend, with her so he can order for the rest of us and ...

Orecchiette with Shredded Pork and Greens

24. August 2012 Pasta + Noodles + Rice, Pork 0
This isn’t a recipe for a new dish as much as it is a recipe for leftovers. I had made the Japanese buta no kakuni, or pork belly, two weekends ago and still had leftovers that kept pretty well in the fridge. When it came time for a home-cooked meal this week, I scooped some ...

Baked Eggplant with Minced Beef

22. August 2012 Beef, Vegetables + Salads 0
After stopping by her family’s house in Westchester unannounced, Lucy’s father was forced to gather some tomatoes and eggplants from his incredible garden to send me home with some bounty. It’s the kind of garden that I can only dream of. There are rows and rows of different shapes and colors of tomatoes, all happily ...