All The Noms

Hokka Hokka is a sushi heaven

Hokka Hokka 7830 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. Once upon a time, my family wandered around the Philadelphian’s surroundings while I was learning about the importance of the AP Style.  When we met at night, my brother mentioned how he just ate the…

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Best cheese curds in 215

I believe fried cheese is the best thing since sliced bread. It is crunchy and gooey and filled with happiness. I can assure you that no one you know likes fried cheese more than I do, and because of that, I decided to create a list of my favorite places that serve cheese curds. Without…

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Ashkenazi Food in Philly

Abe Fisher 1623 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19103 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: High-Price. There are certain names any Philadelphian knows well, like Nick Foles, Gritty, Steven Cook and Mike Solomonov. The last two are known chefs that own some of the most prominent restaurants in the area like Zahav and Abe…

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Handmade pasta at Aunt Jake’s

Aunt Jake’s 47 West 8th Street, NYC 10011 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. After a long day of running errands, running to catch a train (twice) and spending the afternoon at the beach, I was exhausted. I wanted a place not too far from my friends house, but also a good…

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The-not-so-public Public Kitchen

Public Kitchen 215 Crysie Street, NY NY 10002 Rating: 4.5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: High-Price. See, the restaurant is just like the hotel. Extremely hip – do people still use this word? Anyhow, the restaurant has all dimmed lights, small tables and cool white chairs. The ones that you only see at these fancy…

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Fried Avocado at Asuka

Asuka Sushi 300 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 Rating: 4.5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Friends Gathering, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. My brother always told me how good avocado tempura is. Yes, apparently frying avocado is a thing. And yes, I was not aware of it.  The truth is, I started to eat sushi a…

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Is it really World’s Best Cookie Dough?

World’s Best Cookie Dough 164 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 Rating: 3.5/5. Ideal for: Quick Snack, Celebration . Price: Mid to High-Price. You know I spend half of my time looking at other food accounts on Instagram, so I naturally stumbled upon World’s Best Cookie Dough’s page. The pictures are mouthwatering, all of them…

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A little piece of home at Favela Cubana

Favela Cubana 543 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 1001 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Friends Gathering. Price: Low-Price. I know, the name is weird. Favela literally means slum in Brazilian-Portuguese, and it is referred to the low-income areas of the country. The name of the restaurant is a combination of its cuisine: Brazilian, Cuban and…

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The best cookies are at Levain Bakery

Levain Bakery 167 West 74th Street,New York, NY 10023 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Quick snack, dessert. Price: Mid-Price. I bet you have seen endless videos, pictures and articles about Levain Bakery Cookies. I especially wanted to go to Levain Bakery after reading Jenny Hann’s Always and Forever. On it, Lara Jean, the protagonist, is obsessed…

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Mac and Cheese overload at Cafeteria

Cafeteria 119 7th Ave, New York, NY 10010 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. Yes, I Googled “food around me” while wandering around New York City, and yes, I chose Cafeteria solely because of the mac and cheese section on its menu. My cousin once recommended the restaurant so it was always…

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