All The Noms

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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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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It was Dōlicious!

Cookie Dō 550 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012 Rating: 4/5. Ideal for: Quick snack, Dessert, Celebration. Price: High-Price. Cookie dough is my number one comfort food, and I mean it. I buy cookie dough whenever a friend goes through a breakup, whenever I face rejection, or when I just need some rom-com time. When…

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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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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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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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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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Vegan heaven at PS & Co

PS & Co 706 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Rating: 4/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends. Price: Mid-Price. One of the many things  I love about Philadelphia is its vegan scene, even if I am no vegan myself. I love that Philly has so many vegan restaurants because as a kosher gal, my…

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Pizza, pizza, and more pizza at Pizzeria Stella

Pizzeria Stella 420 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with friends, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. Am I the only one who screams “Stella” like Stanley Kowalski did on A Streetcar Named Desire when reading this restaurant’s name? I seriously doubt it. In all seriousness, Stella is one of those…

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Brunch at Mixto

Mixto 1141 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Rating: 4.5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends. Price: Mid-Price. Mixto is a heaven for any Latino in Philadelphia. Its menu features typical plates from Mexico, Cuba, Costa Rica and more. When deciding where to go for brunch, Mixto became the obvious option for a family from…

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