Articles posted in ‘Fusion or Mixed’


Saturday, September 27, 2008

Alinea Alinea.Exec chef Grant Achatz calls the food “ultra modern emotional”The space is clean and modern, very Tribeca, with comfy seats and a spacious table.
We made reservations about two months in advance and this dinner was highly anticipated. Surprisingly, we came out with such differing opinions that we decided to write this post jointly.
Steelhead RoeCoconut […]

Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse

Friday, September 26, 2008

We kind of changed the schedule around a bit and ended up at Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse for lunch today. We weren’t that hungry after our late and massive breakfast so seafood ended up being a nice light choice.
We started with Blue Point Oysters, large, fresh, and juicy. Some were a bit sandy […]

Crooked Tree Creperie

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Almost 7 months ago, Kathleen recommended Crooked Tree Creperie Crooked Tree Creperie, in the comments section of the Cafe Brama post. I can’t believe how long it’s taken me to go try it but I’m glad I finally did because it’s quite good.
The crepes are nice and elastic, with lots of choices for fillings, both […]

Lunch at Zeytuna

Thursday, August 28, 2008

I’ve been to Zeytuna before, but this was my first time sitting on the cafe side, with service and a full menu. My friend Anthony and I thought the prices were quite reasonable considering the outdoor seating in such a location Zeytuna. It was a bright and sunny day, and the umbrellas over the cafe […]


Tuesday, August 12, 2008

***Now Closed***
Months ago, Angie and Winnie went to Elettaria Elettaria, ordered too much food, and decided to bring their doggie bag to us. From then on, Elettaria has been on our restaurant wish list but you know how that goes. If only there were 8 meals in a day….Well, waiting so long is our loss. […]

The Redhead

Friday, July 25, 2008

My friend Angie, always reading up on the latest noteworthy openings in NYC, instant messaged me this week. She read about The Redhead The Redhead and had to go. Skimming through the publicity they’ve had, the food sounded interesting, but it was a bar. I think you can tell, Lon and I are not bar […]


Wednesday, July 9, 2008

I met Lon for a quick lunch by his office yesterday and it really had to be quick, so we opted for Mangia Mangia, just a fancier version of the common NYC lunch deli. They’ve got the sandwich station, salad station, pizza station, food by the pound, and bakery goods.
We each assembled a plate to […]


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Alta Alta has been on my list of places I want to try for a while. Finally made it over there!
The space is cozy and inviting, the upstairs is more romantic. The menu is set up tapas style and has the longest selection I’ve seen so far. We started with three recommendations from the […]

Eight Course Salmon Tasting at Aquagrill

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Lon really knows how to make a girl happy. I’ve been talking about how I want to be a judge on Iron Chef, so for my birthday, he called up a few restaurants to find out who would make a salmon tasting menu just for me. I would get to taste and judge each dish. […]

Perilla – I Have Returned!

Sunday, April 20, 2008

You may have noticed that I don’t return to many restaurants often. Perilla is one of the few that I make this exception for, and since the menu has changed a bit since my last visit, I’ll have to remember to make seasonal visits. We were in a group of seven this time, and I’d […]