East Village, Restaurants

Brunch at La Palapa – NYC

July 27, 2014 | Permalink | 4 Comments

mexican french toast @ la palapa

One weekend, I’d like to wake up and have a hot plate of fresh steaming tamales bursting with saucy chicken mole in the East Village. Unfortunately, that day’ll probably never come, but until then you have places like La Palapa… READ MORE »

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Bite vs. Bite, Events, Flatiron

Brisket at Big Apple Barbecue – NYC

July 14, 2014 | Permalink | Comment

delaney brisket @ big apple bbq

Ever been to the Big Apple Barbecue? In its 12 years, this year was my first. Mostly because I’m too grumpy for lines, but I must say, it wasn’t so bad. Especially when you’re rewarded beer and meat for your patience. READ MORE »

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Barbados, Hotels, Restaurants, Street Eats

Surf Trip with the Girls – Barbados

June 29, 2014 | Permalink | 1 Comment
plant tattoos in barbados pina colada @ atlantis
souse @ atlantis the beach

Recently, I went on a girls’ trip to Barbados. Now that I’m single, I feel I’m expected to do things like that. You know, be social and talk openly about my feelings. Girl talk, they call it. I’m still working on the latter (I’ve been my whole life, but maybe I’ll get there one day), but for the most part, being social is fun… READ MORE »

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Chinatown, Restaurants

Roast Meats at Big Hing Wong – NYC

June 22, 2014 | Permalink | 2 Comments

roast meats @ big hing wong

It’s with some sadness I discovered my favorite Chinese roast pig over rice restaurant, Lucky Plaza, recently closed. Looking for a replacement, I popped into Big Hing Wong, another Cantonese-style roast meat restaurant nearby. READ MORE »

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Fort Lee, Restaurants

Korean Cajun at JD’s Boiling Pot – NJ

June 15, 2014 | Permalink | Comment

oysters @ jd's boiling pot

The first time I had Cajun-style seafood in a bag, it was at The Boiling Crab in LA two years ago. As I recall, it was a gloriously hot and messy affair, but alas, there wasn’t one in New York. Now, there’s two in Manhattan, and even one in Jersey called JD’s Boiling Pot. READ MORE »

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