Wine and Dine Wednesdays: District Commons

Latest dining stop was in DC at District Commons part of Passion Food Hospitality. This spot (conveniently located just a few blocks from my office) has a great bar scene, super friendly (and accommodating service) and consistently great food! This trip we were celebrating a friend’s mom’s birthday and they really went above and beyond […]

Time Travel Tuesdays: Oleana in Boston

This week time travel Tuesday transports me back to a weekend trip to Boston and a fabulous meal at Oleana! A friend of mine from school was working at Oleana and certainly gave us the royal treatment. The food at Oleana is Eastern Mediterranean  with heavy use of spices and fresh Mediterranean ingredients. The Chef […]

Quick Bites Monday: Eons – Greek Food For Life

Where are you getting lunch today? Go to Eons!  Taking a walking through my old “hood” I discovered a great Greek fast casual spot- Think Chipotle for Greek food – Eons! This spot takes the same care and attention to product sourcing and quality that Chipotle does (probably even higher) and creates a fine dining […]

Tri-Borough Eating on a Saturday – Part 2

Stop 2: Baked in Brooklyn. Some of my favorite baking books (all 3 of them) that I own come from this tiny spot in quiet (or what used to be quiet) Red Hook. Grab a coffee and a sweet treat and settle into this cute spot complete with spacious booths for doing work and treating yourself. […]

Tri-Borough Eating on a Saturday – Part 1

In typical fashion my Saturday plans were centered around food. However, I think I took my adventures to new heights with dining in 3 boroughs this Saturday -Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens! There was a lot in 12 hours…I hope you can keep up! Stop 1: Morning taco stop at El Luchador on the way to […]

Tri-Borough Eating on a Saturday – Part 3

  Stop 3: Astoria for Greek food. My boyfriend’s family is Greek so we are always exploring new Greek spots around the city. They have a few favorites in Astoria, including Stamatis’. However, this Saturday we decided to try out Taverna Kyclades on Ditmars Blvd. There was an hour wait at 5pm on a Saturday, […]

Wine & Dine Wednesdays: GG’s

No matter how much time has passed, you can always get together over good food and drink and feel like nothing has changed. This weekend we celebrated a friend’s birthday at the East Village spot, GG’s, perfectly designed for large groups and birthday dinners. So perfect they have several parts of the website dedicated to […]

Time Travel Tuesdays: Yardbird Las Vegas

What does it say about  restaurant if you dine once at a restaurant and then go back 4 hours later for another meal? Must have made a good impression. Well that was my experience at Yardbird Las Vegas. While it was conveniently located in our hotel, the Venetian, the food, decor and service are what […]

Quick Bites Monday: Northern Tiger

Prepare for a delicious bite at Northern Tiger at Hudson Eats in the Financial District! The Shao Bing will make you want a second! Homemade scallion pancake bun filled with aromatic beef and anaheim pepper – yes you can drool now!   Northern Tiger 250 Vesey Street New York, NY, 10281 (In Hudson Eats)   Please […]