Before our trip to Greece, even though David and I were trying to get our bodies beach-ready, we decided a little caloric splurge at the Brindle Room was in order. Anyway, it one of those rare days duck confit poutine ($13) was on the dinner menu (Brindle Room tweets when poutine is available), so really, we had to go. MORE »
In case you haven’t noticed, Bionic Bites has been very East Village-centric the past few weeks. The reason: I’m sick of living in my cramped run-down LES apartment and have been spending a lot of time in the East Village apartment hunting. (I love the LES, but for the same price, I can get more square footage in the East Village.) Two Saturdays ago, after seeing a gorgeous but way too expensive apartment, David and I wandered into Royale looking for brunch. It was only after we were seated we noticed the place was more of a bar than a restaurant, and the menu was limited to burgers and sandwiches. No biggie, we ordered two burgers, onion rings, housemade chips, and a Bloody Mary for me. As long as a Bloody Mary’s involved, it’s brunch to me. MORE »
A lot happened in 2009. Some good, some bad, and some downright dreadful. The dreadful part was especially rough, but one thing I learned through it all is to appreciate your loved ones. So last weekend, I took my mom on a trip to Las Vegas, and one of our stops was In-N-Out. Because what better way to say I love you than with In-N-Out burgers and fries? MORE »
Read my latest installment, “Raising the Bar: A Different Kind of Burger at Clover Club“, at Serious Eats: New York. I drink a girly pink cocktail with a bloody lamb burger. That’s me in a nutshell.