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.

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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 […]

Alon’s

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

Giardiniera…

Or, Giardiniera Spread

Trapani Sea Salt, Sicily

Lupini […]

Mitica ChocoCherries

Mitica ChocoCherries (Handmade In Aragon, Spain)

These dark chocolate hand dipped candied cherries are divine. Do you love a chocolate covered cherry? But, do you think to yourself, “I wish there was significantly less sugar and syrup.”? If so, these are for you. The saccharine sweet syrup is completely gone. […]

Korean @ H Mart Food Court

Haemool Dolsot Bab (or, Haemul Dolsot Bap)

Sizzling hot, the seafood (the weak spot) hides under the vegetables.

The perfectly crisp rice was the highlight.

Each meal comes with a portion of kimchi and sprouts.

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Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade

Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade

Rose In An Edible Form = “Interesting”

The powerful combination of rose and lemon mingle together without fighting for center stage. And, the ginger adds a barely there bite of sharpness. This was probably one of the most (if not […]

Honeysuckle Gelato — Honey Fig

Honeysuckle Gelato (Honey Fig)

Southern Inspired Gelato

We might say the texture in our pint was closer to an ice cream than a gelato. But, the concentration of flavor says gelato. Whatever you choose to call it, we’ll call it […]