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Forcella – Neapolitan nightmare

In Restaurant Reviews, ★☆☆☆☆ On December 30, 2012 0 Comments

I met up with a friend at Forcella, one of three Neapolitan-pizza restaurants owned by Giulio Adriani. Adriani is a six-time world champion in making Naples-style pizza and has… Read More »

Isola

Isola – rain or shine

In Restaurant Reviews, ★★★★★ On December 29, 2012 0 Comments

Rather than sleep in, I decided to enjoy the Saturday snow showers. After a bit of searching, I came across Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar and its magnificent… Read More »

Return to blogging

Return to blogging

In Site Updates On December 28, 2012 0 Comments

Hey all, Apologies for taking such a long break from the site. I’m ready to get back into regular reviewing. Fortunately, over the last few months, I’ve continued… Read More »

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Actors read Yelp reviews

In Food Humor On July 31, 2012 1 Comment

Saw this gem online and thought you’d appreciate it. There’s a new YouTube series that has actors interpreting obnoxious Yelp reviews. Here’s a video of Chris Kipiniak’s overly… Read More »

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Crepes du Nord – sweet & savory spot in FiDi

In Restaurant Reviews, ★★★★★ On July 28, 2012 0 Comments

It’s fitting that my return kicks off with a long-time favorite: Crepes du Nord. I discovered it years ago when I allowed myself to get lost in the winding… Read More »

Pok Pok Wing

Pok Pok Wing – a very special sauce

In Restaurant Reviews, ★★★★★ On May 7, 2012 2 Comments

I must be the last person on the internet to write about Pok Pok Wing. Unfortunately, there are still folks out there that haven’t yet heard about Andy Ricker’s… Read More »

No. 7 Sub

No. 7 Sub – more than just a sandwich

In ★★★★☆ On April 21, 2012 0 Comments

Categorizing No. 7 Sub as a sandwich shop only tells half the story. Tyler Kord, the FCI-trained chef behind No. 7 Restaurant in Fort Greene, pushes the envelope… Read More »

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A Bolder Roast – Coffee without the condiments

In Food Guides On April 16, 2012 0 Comments

A few months ago, I read a post on Serious Eats: Drinks that resonated with me. Erin Meister looked into what the addition of milk and sugar does… Read More »

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Zabb Elee – Isan in the East Village

In Restaurant Reviews, ★★★★★ On April 9, 2012 4 Comments

Despite the (over)abundance of Thai restaurants, it’s still a challenge to discover Thai food worth going out of your way for. The Thai restaurant scene in New York… Read More »

Pies N Thighs

Pies N Thighs – Southern comfort food in South Williamsburg

In Restaurant Reviews, ★★★☆☆ On March 26, 2012 4 Comments

Despite living in the Lower East Side my entire life, I’ve avoided trekking over the bridge into Williamsburg. The neighborhood just makes me uncomfortable, but I won’t write… Read More »