26 Best Bites of 2016

Below are my 26 favorite dishes and drinks of 2016! These are not necessarily my favorite restaurants overall because that’s a whole other animal. BUT these are the things that really stood out to me and left a memorable impression. All of the dishes are listed and the restaurants are linked – you’re welcome. 😉 They…

#SushiSunday: Sushi Yasaka’s OHMYkase

Sushi Yasaka Location: 251 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023 FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 9.3/10 Flavor: 9.3/10 Appeal: 9/10 Taste: 9.5/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.8/10 Hospitality: 8.5/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Population: Local residents, sushi fanatics, small families or people on dates Price: $$ to $$$ Yearning for more:10/10 If you’re…

The Tang – Oodles of Noodles

The Tang Location: 120 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10009  FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8/10 Flavor: 8/10 Appeal: 7.5/10 Taste: 8.5/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.5/10 Hospitality: 9/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Population: hipsters, college students, people looking for unique takeout, asians seeking comfort food  Price: $  Yearning for more: 8.5/10 Think…

Turn up the Beet for Latin Beet Kitchen

Latin Beet Kitchen Location: 43 W 24th St. NY, NY 10010 FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 7.8/10 Flavor: 7.6/10 Appeal: 8.5/10 Taste: 7.3/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 7.7/10 Hospitality: 8.5/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Population: Business men and women out to lunch, hipsters, gluten-free freaks, Price: $$ Yearning for more: 6.7/10 I don’t…

#SushiSunday: Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill Location: 308 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019 FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.3/10 Flavor: 8.8/10 Appeal: 8/10 Taste: 8/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 6.3/10 Hospitality: 5/10 Atmosphere: 6/10 Population: Yuppies, Big Groups, Celebrities incognito, Business men and women Price: $$$ Yearning for more:…

Pop Up ALERT: Cap’n Kith

Location: 543 Broadway NY, NY 10012 FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 7.2/10 Flavor: 7/10 Appeal: 7.5/10 Taste: 7/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 7.5/10 Hospitality: 8.6/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Population: Business men and women out to lunch, hipsters, gluten-free freaks, Price: $ Yearning for more: 6/10 Ronnie Fieg has done it again. Owner…

Jacob’s Pickles

Location: 509 Amsterdam Ave. NY, NY (Upper West Side) FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste):  8.9/10 Flavor: Southern Comfort (American) Appeal:  8.8/10 Taste: 9/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.5/10 Hospitality: 8/10 Atmosphere: 8.5/10 Population: Locals, College Students Price: $$ Yearning for more:  9/10 I used to think that the Upper West…

My NYC Essentials

Infograph created by Tim Djen Above are the places in New York City that I couldn’t possibly live without, and below are little descriptions of each/a few of my favorite items! Trust me and stop by at least one of these spots. You won’t regret it 😉 Momofuku Ssam bar (Asian) – 207 2nd Ave, New York,…

by CHLOE – The New Vegan Kid in Town and She’s Cool

by CHLOE Location: 185 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 (Greenwich Village)  FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 7.5/10 Flavor: 8/10 Appeal: 7.5/10 Taste: 7/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 7.7/10 Hospitality: 8/10 Atmosphere: 8.5/10 Population: Hipsters, Fashionistas, Business Lunch Crowd, Post-Yoga Goers Price: $$ Yearning for more: 6.5/10 DISCLAIMER: I am a…

KITH Treats – NYC’s First Cereal Bar

KITH Treats Location: 233 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217 (Prospect Heights) FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste):  8/10 Flavor: Breakfast (American) Appeal: 9/10 Taste: 7/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8/10 Hospitality: 8.8/10 Atmosphere: 8.5/10 Population: Sneakerheads, Steet-Wear Enthusiasts and Me 😉  + Spot to impress Tourists Price: $$ Yearning for more:…