New York City

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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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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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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Tortellinis at Restivo

Restivo 1806, 209 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: High-Price. Remember how I said I go to Doughnut Plant every time I go to New York? Well, I go to Restivo first. I stumbled upon this place by chance, while I was aimlessly walking around Chelsea. I…

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Donut skip Doughnut Plant

Doughnut Plant 220 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Quick breakfast, Quick Snack. Price: Mid-Price I want to talk to whoever decided doughnuts are not their own food group. Listen, they can be served as breakfast, dessert, snacks, comfort food AND some of them can be actually nutritional. You can…

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Cereal Milk Ice Cream, Say What?

Milk Bar 74 Christopher Street New York, New York 10014 Rating: 3.5/5. Ideal for: Quick snack. Price: High-Price. I have seen an insane amount of pictures from the Milk Bar, I have heard from hundreds of friends about the amazing soft-served ice cream, and I have read a couple of reviews about it. I knew…

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Tostadas, Quesadillas and Tacos at Tacombi

Tacombi 267 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Friends Gathering, Quick Lunch. Price: High-Price. I was meeting my friend for lunch and she suggested Tacombi. I didn’t know what to expect, except that it was a Mexican place. When I walked across the I fell immediately in love. The…

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Bae-goals at Murray’s Bagels

Murray’s Bagels 500 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Quick breakfast. Price: Low-Price. I had a couple of hours to kill before catching my train in Penn’s Station.  I wanted to sit by myself, eat a good New York breakfast and move on with my day. I spent a few hours on…

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