Category Archive: Restaurants

Bareburger – Upper East Side

Bareburger is a relatively recent addition to our Yorkville neighborhood and a welcome one at that.  It is a micro-chain franchise which was started locally and specializes in organic burgers of traditional and… Continue reading

The Meatball Shop, Upper East Side

After all the hype, we decided we had to try the Meatball Shop.  This is a newer restaurant here on our Upper East Side that specializes in GUESS WHAT? – Meatballs!  The concept… Continue reading

Date night at Red Rooster in Harlem

I was sooo excited that we had a seven o’clock reservation at Marcus Samuellson’s Red Rooster.  We hadn’t been on a real date, alone in the city in so long.  Last Sunday, finally,… Continue reading

A Visit to Raymi Peruvian Kitchen and Pisco Bar

This past weekend, we had plans with a friend of mine who had recently traveled to Ethiopia so we could catch up on the happenings of her trip.  Restaurant week was going on… Continue reading

Chinatown and Dim Sum at Golden Unicorn

Anyone who has visited New York’s Chinatown knows that it is a very interesting place.  I’ve never been to China, but I do feel like I am transported to a different country whenever… Continue reading

Alsatian Dining on the Upper East Side

Bordering on both Germany and Switzerland, the cuisine of Alsace is unique because it incorporates elements of France as well as its neighbors. It is quite peculiar that we find ourselves with two different… Continue reading

Toloache Upper East Side

Things on the home front are improving, thankfully.  I pray that we can keep up with the follow through; that is always the tough part.  But like every life trial, we are taking… Continue reading

Le Churro

Ellie and I were minding our own business, about five minutes from being home after our upstate retreat (see my post on The Emerson), and suddenly we were rear-ended by a Lincoln Town… Continue reading

The Pitch and Fork

A so-called Gastropub right in our neighborhood of Yorkville, I had high hopes for the Pitch and Fork.  The owner is the same as one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants which I reviewed… Continue reading

Tarry Lodge

Last Saturday, I had the good fortune to make a return trip to a gem of restaurant near my workplace called the Tarry Lodge.  The restaurant is located in Port Chester, NY which… Continue reading

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