Archives of New York City

Shake Shack

Shake Shack vs In N Out

Shake Shack is pretty much the In N Out of the East Coast.  Well, not really. They’re Shake Shack.  It gets the comparison all the time due to being similar in nature.  Ho...
NoMad Restaurant NYC

The NoMad Restaurant

The NoMad restaurant is located in the NoMad hotel in Flatiron.  It’s owned by Chef Daniel Humm who is the chef behind Eleven Madison Park.  However, it does have its accol...
Extra Butter New York

Extra Butter LES

I don’t know why a shoe store would name itself “Extra Butter” cause I came here looking for some Grass-fed butter.  It’s a very misleading name. ...
Daniel Restaurant NYC

Daniel & Old Money

Daniel is one of New York’s institution for fine dining and many chefs have came out of Papa Boulud’s kitchen.  Here are the past two years’ accolades to name a ...
Central Park New York

Central Park During Fall & Spring

Central Park is huge like the hole in a cocaine addict’s nose.  Every major city has its notable park.  Seoul has Olympic Park.  Sydney has the Royal Botanic Garden.  San...
Estela NY

Estela & NYC’s American Tapas Scene

Estela is a small plates restaurant and resembles Son of A Gun in Los Angeles.  I believe the Spanish word is “tapas” in other words small plates.  Same thing.  It&#...
Per Se nyc

Per Se & Central Park

Per Se is considered the East Coast’s French Laundry.   Thomas Keller is the only US chef to have two restaurants with 3 Michelin Stars and two restaurants on the World̵...
Chef's Table At Brooklyn Fare

Chef’s Table Brooklyn Fare

Chef’s Table is a newly minted 3 Michelin Stars restaurant in Brooklyn and it just landed on the World’s 50 Best Restaurant list at #81.  That’s number 81 not ha...
Le Bernardin NyC

Le Bernardin & Anthony Bourdain’s Bromance

Le Bernardin is one of the long standing restaurants in New York.  It’s a staple of the New York’s Michelin Guide and a 3 star list would not be complete without its n...
Sushi Yasuda NYC

Sushi Yasuda & NYC’s Favorite Sushi Joint

When I visited New York, my buddy asked what I wanted to do in New York while I was there.  As a true fatty, opps I mean foodie, I sent him a list of restaurants I wanted to try a...

Russ & Daughters & A New York Staple

It has been around since the early 1900s and pretty much a landmark like your grandma.  It has an old butcher shop feel to it and it’s clean as hell unlike your girlfriend....

Babbo & Mario Batali

I was walking to another Italian spot but did a quick search and stumbled upon Babbo.  Babbo was a very upscale restaurant in that everyone was dressed up and even the bar had res...
Momofuku Ssam Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

David Chang has built an empire under the Momofuku brand.  Momofuku Ssam Bar is an attempt to bring Korean food to the masses; however, it’s a bit of an Asian fusion restaur...
Xian Famous Foods NY

Xi’an Famous Foods & Hand Made Noodles

Xi’an Famous Foods is pretty popular in New York.  I’m a big noodle person.  Actually, I’m a huge food person.  I originally wanted to try the OG spot in East ...
Hope Sculpture NY

Chase Bank & HOPE Sculpture

It’s a Chase Bank like every other Chase Bank.  However, there’s something different about it from outside.    ...