Most Recent Bites

Kubeh, West Village, NYC + Relevance

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Kubeh refers to a Middle Eastern dumpling that I had read about being offered in my hood at a restaurant by the same name. We stopped by on the way to the Lucille Lortel to [...]

Sorbillo, Bowery, NYC

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Word has it Italians stand in hour-plus lines at Sorbillo's Naples and Milan locations, like New Haveners wait for Pepe's. Sorbillo pizza, that arrived in NYC just before the new year, has gotten rave reviews [...]

Black Ant, East Village, NYC

March 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The Black Ant is not like most other Mexican restaurants, except Temerario another one of Jorge Guzman Hospitality's fabulous places. They had invited me to try their outstandingly unusual and delicious offerings with matching cocktails. [...]

Loi Dips

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

My friend and fellow Dame — a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier — Chef Maria Loi has created a line of four fresh ready-to-serve dips, ones that she serves as starters at Loi Estiatorio (her NYC [...]

Estiatorio Milos, Midtown, NYC – In The Body of The World

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The best way to experience the pricey Estiatorio Milos down the street from City Center is to order their reasonable prix-fixe menu. Their pre-theater menu, served between 5:00-6:00 pm, offers three courses for $55, containing [...]

Lucciola, Upper West Side, NYC + Parisian Woman

March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

I was invited to Lucciola, a new restaurant uptown on 90th street and Amsterdam Avenue. My friend and I headed there after seeing an amazingly good production of The Parisian Woman. The buzz was they [...]

Brooklyn Diner, Theater District, NYC + Cardinal

March 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Knowing that diners are generally a good option for breakfast/brunch, we decided to try the theater location of the Brooklyn Diner as it was down the street from the Second Stage theatre. That's where we [...]

Machiavelli, Upper West Side, NYC

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Machiavelli offers classic Northern Italian cuisine along with live music for brunch and dinner. We decided to go for dinner — I was greeted by a masked server in costume, as I had arrived in the [...]