I have to give a lot of credit to the folks at Motorino over in the east village to open up their shop and draw such popularity so quickly, aside from their sister location in Brooklyn. The quality of these smaller pies hold up quite well, with the right balance of flavor and sustenance for [...]
In the spirit of Wreckx-n-Effect, all I wanna do is eat a few foods aaand write reviews… Just bake like CRUMBS (yes, I forced it, but you try adapting early 90′s rap to a food blog). As many of y’all know, I have a huge appetite for news and ideas across the culinary world. So [...]
How my friends at Hill Country hold down my spot at the bar (“Reserved” sign not pictured)…
You might think this little appetizer is a tad pricey for the portion, but it’s surprisingly hearty and flavorful. Sesame Brioche and Bibb lettuce are topped with a house-made, mayo-based sauce of pickled okra. Definitely worth a try to see how it’s done and recreate at home, courtesy of Esquire Magazine.
For just $10, the frittata here is quite a bargain. With Fingerling potatoes, sweet onions, peppers, Goat cheese, herbs & pesto, the portion size could easily serve two. Unfortunately the coffee here is pretty poor, but that may because I’ve been drinking espresso all weekend. Otherwise, I’d say I’d consider going again, but there are [...]
Lavazza espresso and steamed milk. Perfect way to start your day.
Tacombi is, in its most bare description, a taco truck inside an open-faced garage. And it’s brilliant. With all main menu items priced at just $4, things can easily get out of hand here, especially with the aguas frescas. Here I tried a range of their fish tacos at the recommendation of many foursquare users, [...]