Tag Archive: Local

Where To Bite – Narcissa [East Village, NY]

I first encountered Narcissa while attending an unlikely concert in the invite-only, basement club Chez Andre at The Standard East Village. It was a twangy, country performance of Mississippi River byways and backwater blues.… Continue reading

Grilled Romaine with Strawberries, Seeds, and Feta Dressing [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #35 Grilled Romaine Salad with Strawberries, Seeds, and Lemon Feta Dressing For Grilled Salad (2 Servings) 1 Heart of Romaine 1/3 Cup Strawberries, Roughly Chopped 2 Teaspoon Sunflower Seeds… Continue reading

Where To Bite On Your Birthday – Blue Hill Farm [Greenwich Village]

Since the first of April, I have been honoring my family’s notorious “birth-month” tradition by repeatedly celebrating my twenty-third birthday. That means dining at a handful of my must-hit restaurants, indulging in spa… Continue reading

A Little Word on Nowruz

If you missed my recent article on Travel + Leisure’s blog, Carry On, announcing the under-appreciated Persian New Year, you may not have made it to Bread and Salt Hospitality’s Nowruz Dinner and Book Signing last Sunday. That,… Continue reading

Where To Bite Breakfast [East Village, NY]

Brunch is to the New Yorker what High Tea is to the British aristocrat, or what snack time is to the well-trained Kindergartener. It’s just what you do.  It’s not the first time I’ve… Continue reading

A Little Word on the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

New York City experienced its fourth vegetarian and vegan nirvana this month, when the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival took over the Metropolitan Pavilion on March 1 and 2nd. Filling two floors with delicious… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading

Where To Bite Butter [Manhattan, NY]

No, the LWB kitchen is not suddenly endorsing butter as the foundation of a healthy diet. This is not the Paula Deen handbook for home-cooking with various types of fat. But I am… Continue reading

Where To Bite – ABC Kitchen [New York, NY]

You can’t make reservations more than a month in advance, and you can’t hope for a table if you wait longer. After a number of failed attempts, my family and I finally secured… Continue reading

A Little Word on Gluten-Free Friendsgiving

…So there may have been a cheese board with Cranberry Walnut bread I flew home with me from La Farm Bakery, in North Carolina, that I have kept frozen for a special occasion.… Continue reading