• I’m not sure how my friends and I started going to Marina’s taco truck but according to them it’s been over 8 years. But who can tell when you were drunk 90% times you ate there. Marina’s is one of our go to late night spots after bar hopping around the city. Since most of us are from queens it’s the perfect end…

  • One late night on Bowery after stumbling out a bar with friends I came across Sushi on Jones stall at The Bowery Market. Once I saw the menu I immediately tried to grab a seat but as we were preparing to order the host informed us we need to make reservations. I was totally crushed because I already locked in on the “Wayu-ni…

  • If your heading to Cuba with dreams of eating at four star Michelin restaurants sorry to burst your bubble but that’s not happening. Don’t get me wrong I was able to find some really good spots during my trip. It’s just not a place you where you go for fine dining. I won’t to get into politics and the island’s food security issues…

  • Whether you call it a frito pie, frito boat, or a walking taco, a bag of corn chips filled with chili and cheese always sound like a good idea to me. Tip: This recipe works best if you use freshly ground ancho chilies, cumin and coriander* Frito Pie 4 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 1/2 cubes 1 tablespoon ground coriander 3 tablespoon…

  • For the past 10 years NY’s foodiest(new word) have converged on Choice Eats presented by the Village Voice to take part in a feast of selected gourmet eateries. With over fifty restaurants in attendance serving up endless samples of their house specials your bound to fall in love with a few dishes you’ll be dreaming about weeks from now. My faves of the night…

  • Burn It Down Group hosted their 5th annual Treehouse NYC event at a secret location in Brooklyn and it definitely lived up to the hype. A few blocks away I realized I must be close because the streets literally smelled like sour diesel. By time I got there the house was already packed wall to walk with party goers and venders promoting everything…

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ fans headed to 234 Pearl st. in the Financial District to check out the Los Pollos Hermanos pop up a promotion for the season 3 premiere of ‘Better Call Saul’. If your familiar with Breaking Bad the fictional restaurant Los Pollos Hermanos was owned by restauranteur and mob boss Gus Fringes who used the fried chicken chain as a front for…

  • If you’re anything like me you’ve spent the last few weeks of the year eating heavy, drinking heavy and traveling frequently. The three things that will have you stumbling into the New Year feeling sluggish and and in dire need of a boost. The ginger, lemon, cayenne combo always does the trick for me. This shot will literally give you a natural rush will keep…

  • Bratz in a Blanket 4 bratwurst sausage, fully cooked 1 box frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 cups celery diced 1/8 inch thick 1 garlic clove chopped 2 tablespoon dice shallots 2 sprigs of dill 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/2 cup hot water whole grain mustard flour for dusting 1…

  • Now that winter has arrived a cold sandwich for lunch just won’t cut it. Beef Bacon-Brussel Sprout Grilled Cheese with Gruyere and Caramelized Onions 4 slices beef bacon 1 ½ cups shredded brussel sprouts 1 clove garlic minced 1 small red onion sliced 1/8 inch thick 3-4 slices gruyere cheese 1 teaspoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 4…

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