Nov
14

The Breslin, NYC

I recently had dinner at The Breslin in NYC. The Breslin is a gastropub from April Bloomfield, the British Chef who is also the chef of The Spotted Pig in New York. I had seen an episode of Unique Eats which featured Frank Bruni (formerly NY Times food critic) going on about how wonderful the […]

Aug
02

Per Se, New York

Ever since Per Se opened, I had longed to go there but I never did. It seemed a little intimidating and frankly I wasn’t sure my palette would appreciate the food. After training my palette over the last few years at places like Gary Danko, 11 Madison, Gramercy Tavern and many others I was finally […]

Jan
02

At Vermillion, NYC

At Vermillion is the 2nd restaurant by the owner of Vermillion in Chicago. From all accounts the Chicago branch is a real success. The restaurant opened a few weeks ago, I had gone at the end of November for my birthday when the restaurant hadn’t been open for 2 weeks yet and as a result […]

Nov
08

Degustation, NYC

Before I discuss my experience at Degustation, I have to make a confession – Grace Lamb who owns this place has been a friend of mine for over 10 years, well before her restaurant days started with the amazing Jewel Bako. Having said that, my review would probably be the same regardless of who owned […]

Sep
27

11 Madison, New York

I recently went back to 11 Madison for lunch after an absence of 3 years. I had been a number of times previously since I worked just around the corner but now that I work in New Jersey I just don’t get into the city as much, though I hope to rectify that. From the […]