Brooklyn’s Finest: Palmyra of Atlantic Avenue

*** Sadly, Palmyra closed for good in 2011. Over the summer, I happened upon a little cafe called Palmyra whilst strolling down Atlantic Avenue with a friend, waterfront bound. I smelled fresh pita bread- which is not too random in that area, but I hadn’t really explored too many cafes along the avenue and we … Continue reading Brooklyn’s Finest: Palmyra of Atlantic Avenue

Sarabeth’s West Offers Rural Fare in an Urban Setting

Sarabeth’s Kitchen on the Westside of Manhattan is a place of extremes. For weekend brunch, it is packed to the brim from opening to close, but weekdays after 2 p.m. you can enter and take over any table you want for an indefinite period of time because it is totally barren of people (though mostly not … Continue reading Sarabeth’s West Offers Rural Fare in an Urban Setting

American Comfort Food That’s ‘Good Enough To Eat’

The food at Good Enough To Eat is well-proportioned, “All-American,” and satisfying to all senses. There’s a little extra something to each dish. Take the turkey club as one example. I have never in my life been tempted to order a turkey club. One day I went to Good Enough to Eat and was devastated when the … Continue reading American Comfort Food That’s ‘Good Enough To Eat’

Mama Mexico Raises Delicious Food in Manhattan

Mama Mexico is consistently fun and full of good eats. It is now common to order guacamole and have someone come over to the table and prepare it before your eyes. At this place, though, the guy (I’ve never seen a woman prepping there) will actually make the activity look interesting- putting visible effort into the … Continue reading Mama Mexico Raises Delicious Food in Manhattan

Mandangsui: My Intro to Korean BBQ Delight

ONE: There are supposed to be as many plates on the table as possible. Start stacking. TWO: “It doesn’t really matter how you hold your chopsticks as long as you get the food in your mouth.” THREE: “Are you still hungry? Good. Because we’re going to just keep refilling your plate.” There are, as far … Continue reading Mandangsui: My Intro to Korean BBQ Delight

Ice Cream & Bliss at Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano has three locations in Manhattan- Lincoln Center, Union Square, and Midtown east. The Lincoln Center location has this gorgeous wall of falling men: art. It is grand, with blues and reds and high ceilings. While the place is visually stunning, no thing of sight can compare to what your tongue will experience if … Continue reading Ice Cream & Bliss at Rosa Mexicano