Category Archives: Review

Restaurant Week 2.0: Lunch at Nobu

As promised, it’s August 1st and we’re back up and running. It’s been more than 90 degrees for the past week with no relief, and all I want to eat is gazpacho and sushi. It’s Restaurant Week again in NYC, … Continue reading

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The Upland Ups the Ante in the NYC Dining Scene

The Upland is the latest in the Starr Restaurant brat pack – the others of course being Morimoto, Buddakan, and El Vez. More homey than the glitzy, nightclub feel of some of the others, The Upland is a place you … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch at Cookshop

I just found my new favorite brunch place. This is saying something in the oversaturated, overindulgent market in New York. Just ask the New York Times. While I won’t go as far as to say Brunch is for Jerks, like … Continue reading

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WastED: a Culinary Revolution In the Making

I ate garbage for dinner the other night – and I liked it. What’s more, I paid for it. Welcome to WastED, a Manhattan popup designed to do what its name implies: educate about waste, and in this case, food … Continue reading

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NYC Restaurant Week Part 3: Lunch at Brasserie

Restaurant week has come and gone. It was a fleeting three weeks where you could get dinner at participating restaurants for $38, and $25 at lunch, both for three courses. Stop #3 for me was Brasserie, located in Midtown East. … Continue reading

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NYC Restaurant Week Part 2: David Burke’s Kitchen

It’s not restaurant week anymore, but David Burke’s Kitchen thinks the tradition is so fabulous that they’ve extended it through March 13th.  Just to reiterate, this magical event occurs twice a year, during summer and winter, and what’s even better … Continue reading

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NYC Restaurant Week Part 1: Butter

It’s restaurant week!!! Unbeknownst to me until recently, this magical event occurs twice a year, in the heat of summer and the doldrums of winter, and what’s even better is it’s not actually a week, it’s THREE. For $38 at … Continue reading

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