Best BBQ

Best BBQ’s Crispy Roast Duck

Roasted peanuts and pickled greens accompanied each plate.

Every tender bite was paired with a bit of crispy, golden brown skin.

BBQ Pork

Both were […]

Cantaloupe Fruit Bar

Cantaloupe Ice Fruit Bar With Diced Cantaloupe Fiesta Tapatia

We both loved this bar.

Creamy Coconut La Tapatia

Rich & creamy, this was good, too. But, we both wanted to maintain possession of the cantaloupe fruit bar. The […]

Sul Lung Tang

Sul Lung Tang (Or, Seolleongtang)

Long Simmered Beef & Bone Marrow Broth With Noodles And Beef Brisket Slices

Copious quantities of tender beef hide under the surface.

Or, you could just call it #10

Ping’s Place

Beef Noodle Soup at Ping’s Place

Cool fall weather means that it’s time for some soup love.

Ping’s beef noodle soup? Oh yes, it’s more than worthy of some love. There’s just so much to love in this gorgeous bowl […]

El Faro Bakery — Masa Real De Guayaba

Masa Real (Or, Masa Real De Guayaba)

You could just call it a guava pastry. That usually works, too. But, there are a few different versions of “guava pastry”. Another common version of “guava pastry” (Pastelitos, Pastelitos de Guayaba, or Pasteles) stuffs guava paste (and sometimes guava […]

Bittermens’ & Bar Keep

Bittermens’ Xocolatl Mole Bitters

LATIN QUARTER Joaquín Simó for Death & Co., New York City (Courtesy of Bittermens’ Website)

2 oz Ron Zacapa Solera 23 Rum ½ barspoon Sugar Cane Syrup 1 dash Angostura Bitters 1 dash Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters Lemon […]

Jerusalem Bakery

Jerusalem Bakery Mixed Platter

With Beef & Chicken Shawarma

The Jerusalem Bakery sampler platter comes with a portion of hummus, baba ghanough (or baba ghanoush, or baba ghanouj, or baba ghanoug), tabuleh salad, tomato slices and rice.


Rabbit On The Run — Rabbit Coffee Roasting Co.

Rabbit On The Run (Rabbit Coffee Roasting Co. Cold Brew Concentrated Coffee)

We wouldn’t say this coffee will be a favorite of ours. But, we do love the bottle. If you’re in a pinch (maybe you’re at the office with no time to brew a fresh pot of […]


Grainy Mustard Fingerling Potato Salad

Someone made a meal out of it.

Lamb On Rosemary Focaccia

As always, the flavor of rosemary works beautifully with lamb. But, these olive oil rich loaves make for a nap-inducing lunch… not great for a […]

East 48th Street Market

Little Gina’s Pizzelle

Grano Cotta For Pastiera

Roasted Ceci With Salt


Or, Giardiniera Spread

Trapani Sea Salt, Sicily

Lupini […]