While We Were Young

Taking a break from the monotony of NYC dining for a place that delights.
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Local Creative

Now that you've been introduced to the newest addition in my tech arsenal, let's go places with it.

Nolita

Coffee over at Nolita Mart & Espresso Bar I am currently, finally, really back in New York for a while. Phew! It feels so good to sit and relax, knowing I don't need to quickly pack up and go again in the next weeks. I have so much backed-up…
green machine burger at the organic grill

The Organic Grill

Continuing on our exploration of New York City, before taking off to Europe, Jinna and I dined at the cozy Organic Grill. It was especially cold that evening, making the dimly-lit East Village restaurant even more inviting. After settling…

Hot Chocolate at City Bakery

A frothy cheers to checking things off my never-ending list. Every single time the hot chocolate festival comes around at the City Bakery, I never make it. That changed this year. I grabbed Jinna and indulged. The flavor of the day was Creamy…

Jukai

I bet you didn't know I was one of the official judges for the Tabélog Restaurant Awards 2013. Yes, as my profile introduction states, I'm a style blogger with a really BIG appetite. Since New York has a plethora of eateries, I can never…

Sushi Dojo

If there was an app that analyzes the type of dishes I eat the most, Japanese would be on the top of that list, if not number one. (My Yelp check-in's probably are a tell-all.) I love everything from the ramen, katsu, yakitori to the sushi…

CO-OP @ Hotel on Rivington with Chef James London

EAST MEETS THE SOUTH. Co-Op Food & Drink has a new chef, James London. He brought with him some major Southern flavor (a nod to his South Carolinian roots) and fused it with the Japanese cuisine for an exciting new menu. I had the wonderful…

East Village Eats Tasting Tour

FAB CAFE. Sipping on MUD coffee. If you ask me to recommend a place to eat, whether you live in New York or visiting, I will most likely direct you to a spot in the East Village. It just has the most diverse cuisines that taste amazing for…

Avon Dinner at Ilili

Recently, Kimmie of Kitten Lounge invited me to dinner with Avon (she's one of their newest brand ambassadors!) at Ilili Restaurant. Now it's not everyday that I have Moroccan, so I was already very excited about this beauty dinner. The food…