Gracias Madre

Gracias Madre

If you were able to catch my last post, I talked about completing a fast which basically boiled down to eating only fruits and veggies for 3 weeks.  Since I’m a foodie at heart, I love looking for new restaurants to try so I just had to incorporate finding vegan/vegetarian options during this time.  I [...]

Kristalbelli

Kristalbelli

When restaurant week is upon us, it'a only right to take part in at least one of the restaurants offering a nice lunch or 3-course dinner for $29 or $42, respectively.  I decided to try Kristalbelli.  Perfect for yet another catch up dinner.  Kristalbelli is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan and serves very [...]

A touch of Italy

A touch of Italy

It was my dear friend’s last day with me at our job and we decided to do a celebratory lunch for her new opportunity and success within her future endeavors.  Midtown can cause quite a headache sometimes when looking for different  lunch options.  On this particular day, we decided to take a stroll down 6th [...]

Clover Club

Clover Club

Sometimes you just want to go out and grab a good drink.  Clover Club has been on my list of places to try for quite some time and I finally made it.  Located near Cobble Hill on Smith Street, this is a stellar cocktail bar that must be visited if you're in the area. The [...]

The Juke

The Juke

  Atlanta is the home of a lot of great restaurants. Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint in the heart of downtown happens to be one and I'm so glad I decided to take my family here for an outing on my last visit home. There's nothing like a good ol' Southern cooked meal and this place [...]

Tribeca eats

Tribeca eats

My little sister decided to come up and celebrate her birthday here in New York.  Of course I created a nice itinerary which included great places to eat, touristy things like visit Times Square and Central Park and picked a handful of nightlife events.  One of the main requests she gave me was to have [...]

Dinner date at Nobu

Dinner date at Nobu

I had the pleasure of dining at Nobu in TriBeCa, NY.  Perfect ambiance, great food and service.  To start, the rock shrimp tempura with the creamy spicy sauce was an amazing appetizer.  To follow up with this, I had to try their sushi.  I mean this is Nobu we're talking about.  I decided to try [...]

LA meets NY

LA meets NY

East Village, NY has to have some of the best restaurants in New York City.  I stumbled upon this gem in search of a good happy hour in the area.  Unfortunately it ended at 7pm here so I missed the happy hour but boy did they make that up with the delectable dishes they have [...]