Barone Ricasoli Chianti Classico Dinner At Zio in NYC

For those of you who read my post on Barone Ricasoli; you know I fell in love. If you're intere..

Review 41º Barcelona Spain

During our trip to Spain; we knew we had to try something by the Adrià brothers. We were un..

Review: We Give the SodaStream Soda Maker a Big Thumbs UP

At home carbonation systems allow you to turn regular tap water into sparkling water in seconds..

Chick Beer

Simply ridiculous. Apparently the company that created "Chick Beer" seems to think that putting..

Grilling With Big Green Eggs

Save some money and help preserve mother nature by doing your usual grilling stuff on these hug..

Wine Critiques: We Speak Not For Money

A review can attract or discourage readers from buying a product, more so if it's one that in..

Restaurant Review: What Is Every Word Worth?

There are only two things in the foodie world that can make you visit or re-visit a restauran..

Raging Bitch â” The Untamed Hormones of a Good Beer

Have you ever had your favorite dog in a cold bottle of beer? Nope, I'm not talking about a lit..

Epicerie Boulud: A Welcome Addition to the UWS

Chef Daniel Boulud recently opened Epicerie Boulud next door to his fabulous restaurant Bar Bou..

Boulud Sud Another Gem from Daniel

Right around the corner from Bar Boulud and Epicerie Boulud is another gem of the Daniel Boulud..

A Guerilla Cuisine Event by Jimi Hatt

Friendseat's New Ally Horrific Foodies Guest Review As a foodie community, wel..

A Peek at Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook

Eleven Madison Park is the perfect place to be for fine dining. It earned four stars from The N..

Cultivating the Foodie in Kids (Part 1 of 4)

Introducing our kids to the culinary world is a good practice for parents. Believe it or not,..

Who Wants to Eat Peacock Eggs?

Actually, I mean peahen eggs. Peacocks are, obviously, male. In any case, Longman and Eagle in..

A Little Glimpse of â”Florent: Queen of the Meat Marketâ”

Garish, vibrant, and sometimes poignant, this film details the rise (not to mention the fall) o..

Tickets and 41 Degrees: The New Places to Dine In

Albert Adria, the brother of celebrated chef Ferran Adria, is proudly showing off his new playg..

A Generosity Called Panera

If you feel guilty for dining out while the world is a mess, then you should stop by this place..

The Tangled Vine NYC

The Upper West Side is known to New Yorkers as a waste land of restaurants. Sure, there are p..

Duck Pond 2008 Pinot Noir

I did not expect much when I brought this bottle of pinot noir. I was gladly surprised when ..

Firesteed 2008 Oregon Pinot Noir

Eucalyptus and a bit of cedar infiltrated my nose upon the first whiff. As soon as it hit the..

The Great Burrito Mexican Restaurant UWS

It has taken me way too long to write about this; one of my favorite restaurants in NYC's Up..

Modernist Cuisine

A breakthrough in culinary arts, Modernist Cuisine is a new concept that will definitely captiv..

A Lunch Box for Green Kids

Packing lunches for kids cannot get this environment-friendly. Parents certainly want to give ..

La Esquina de la Mona in Bogota, Colombia

During my last visit to Bogota, Colombia; I was yearning to get changua. I was born in a litt..

La Sombra, a Bright Star in Austin

I met Julio-Cesar Florez on Facebook. At the time, he was building his portfolio and creating a..

Uchi Restaurant Austin

When I heard that Austin had an amazing sushi restaurant I was skeptical. I have pretty high ..

Il Barilotto

When in upstate NY, I don't necessarily think of amazing (or even good meals). Take Fishkill. M..

Wei West

Last Thursday, I decided I wanted some sushi. Antonio didn't so we decided to hit up Wei West/T..

Eric Montintin Sancerre 2009

Before even taking a sip of this wine I was taken back to the streets of Cali, Colombia where s..

Alchemy Restaurant Review

As one of the newest restaurants in Boracay, Restaurant Alchemy is much more than what you'd ex..

Maya Cafe and Cantina in Fishkill NY

I have no idea what has been going on with me, but it seems that I have been eating mostly M..

Omai Vietnamese Restaurant Chelsea

I was practically starving as I walked out of the premiere of Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The movie i..

Taqueria de Los Muertos Prospect Heights Brooklyn

I desperately needed to escape the island. Antonio and I decided that meeting our very good fri..

Kare-Kare: A Filipino Ox Tail Stew

Kare-kare is widely known as Filipino Ox Tail Stew. Try it with rice and it will rub out your h..

Fonda Nolita NYC

Antonio and I kept hearing the hype about Fonda Nolita everywhere, so we finally broke down a..

Marseille Restaurant Hells Kitchen

I've been quite nostalgic for France lately.  After spending a month there last year, I find m..

Westville Restaurant Chelsea NY

Once a month, or at least mostly once a month, I get together with my besties from high school ..

E La Carte: The Next Wave in Dining

It seems like our waiters are getting a boost in their jobs (or end up losing them). That is h..

Ron de Jeremy: Rum

I just watched the most entertainingly disturbing video (video at the end of the post). It was ..

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre 2009

I was craving something fresh and lively and decided to blind order a Sancerre. My local wine s..

Todd English’s Ca Va

I have been a fan of Todd English since the day I tried his food at English is Italian. When I ..

Bakers Brothers Deli in Boracay

The Dos Mestizos who are responsible for the Spanish restaurant next door are also responsible..

Review Rubirosa Pizza in Nolita

Antonio and I went for Tacos at Fonda Nolita on Saturday. While they were not bad, they did not..

Taking a Look at The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

When it comes to the world of culinary excellence, Ferran Adria will always stay on top. He is ..

D’Talipapa at Boracay Philippines

You're in  Boracay and want to cook some good food yourself, and you're wondering where you ca..

Julia Child: Life as a Spy?

With such a friend, who would Julia Child need as an enemy? That is pretty much the idea behin..

Heidiland Deli in Boracay Philippines

Right in the heart of D'Mall in Boracay is a great little German deli called Heidiland. Turns o..

Sylvain Dussort White Burgundy 2008

Picked up a lovely bottle of white Burgundy last night. It was the Sylvain Dussort Cuvee des Co..

Southern Hospitality Review

With five days of jet lag after the trip to the Philippines, cooking has not been in my reperto..

Kinilaw: A Raw Seafood

This is the Filipino version of Ceviche, a seafood dish that is popular in many places. Fili..