San Francisco Travel Guide

Navigating San Francisco FAT Scale (Food, Attractions, Transportation): 8.1/10 Food: 8.7/10 Attractions: 8.7/10 Transportation: 7/10 HAPPY Scale (Hotels/Lodging, Ample Period of Time, Price, Population, Yearning to Return): 8.5/10 Hotels/Lodging: 9/10 Ample Period of Time: 3 Nights, 4 Days Price: $$$ Population: Media Gurus, Tech-Driven, Yuppies, Art-Inspired, Young Families Yearning to Return: 8/10 San Francisco, the most…

The Harrow

by michaela dunn FAT SCALE (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.67/10 Flavor: 8.5                                  Appeal: 9                                    Taste: 8.5                                                            HAPPY SCALE (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more):  8.3/10 Hospitality: 9 Atmosphere: 9 Population: Locals, good for intimate dining, casual, Price: 7 ($$ or $$$) Yearning for more: Absolutely, looking forward to going back to try…

NYC Essentials 2018

Hi fam! About 2.5 years ago, I created a “NYC Essentials List” – the 20 places in New York City that I couldn’t possibly live without. And while I still hold the same sentiment for some of the restaurants I listed back at the end of 2015, I can’t help but recognize that I’ve now tried…

Philippe by Philippe Chow

by Michaela Dunn FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 9 Flavor: 9 Appeal: 9 Taste: 9 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 7.7/10 Hospitality:  9 Atmosphere: 8.5 Population: Perfect for special occasions (anniversaries, birthdays, promotions, new jobs, date night) Price: $$$ (Pricey but worth it, but still steep for the wallet) Yearning for more:…

First Timers Guide to Navigating Tokyo’s Culinary Scene

Before arriving in Japan, I had high expectations. From all the research I did to literally everyone and their mothers telling me how great it was, I was expecting greatness. Coming out of this trip, I don’t just understand everyone’s hyperbolic sentiments, but I 100% agree with them. Take me at my word or don’t,…

Boucherie

Boucherie 99 7th Ave. S, NY,NY 10014 Boucherie Instagram FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 9.2/10 Flavor: 9.2/10 Appeal: 9.1/10 Taste: 9.3/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.9/10 Hospitality: 8/8/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Population: People on romantic dates, big groups of businessmen out for a fancy dinner, any group dining for a special occasion…

Best Restaurants to Eat in Maui

Guide to Maui, Hawaii My brother and sister-in-law are currently on their honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii, and I am 1) writhing with jealousy, 2) extremely happy for them, and 3) compensating for not being there by writing you this guide, hoping it will make me feel better. I travelled to Maui quite frequently as a…

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017

New York Restaurant Week is back, and it is a time for people to live the “high life” and get a good deal at normally fancy and expensive restaurants. However, as restaurant week gets bigger and bigger, it becomes hard to decipher which restaurants are worth the splurge, and which ones are a waste of money….

The Sosta

The Sosta 186 Mott St. NY, NY 10012 Sosta Instagram FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.2/10 Flavor: 8.2/10 Appeal: 8.4/10 Taste: 8/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.3/10 Hospitality: 8.5/10 Atmosphere: 8.5/10 Population: People who care about the ‘gram aesthetic, those “scene” people, tourists following the crowd, people looking for a fast,…

Sushi by Bou

Sushi by Bou TEXT 917.870.1587 FOR RESERVATIONS or order TO GO GANSEVOORT MARKET 353 WEST 14TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10014  FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.7/10 Flavor: 8.8/10 Appeal: 8.6/10 Taste: 8.8/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 9.1/10 Hospitality: 9.1/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Population: Tourists, sushi fanatics, Google-ers, Couples, Business people on lunch…