Category Archive: American

What’s the hype about @ egg Brooklyn?

Name: egg NGM Rating: B Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.eggrestaurant.com/ Location: 109 N. 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Cuisine: Southern Owner/Chef: Evan Hanczor and George Weld When did it open: 2005 Ambiance: Power brunch spot for Brooklynites… Continue reading

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Getting into the Holiday Spirit @ Gramery Tavern

Name: Gramercy Tavern NGM Rating: A/A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.gramercytavern.com/ Location: 42 East 20th St., NY, NY 10003 Cuisine: Seasonal Contemporary American Owner/Chef: Danny Meyer and Michael Anthony When did it open: 1994 Ambiance: There are two… Continue reading

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Williamsburg Charm @ Meadowsweet

Name: Meadowsweet NGM Rating: A Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.meadowsweetnyc.com/ Location: 149 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Cuisine: New American with Mediterranean influences Owner/Chef: Polo Dobkin When did it open: June 2014 Ambiance: I would describe the interior as industrial chic.… Continue reading

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A New Take on Southern Comfort @ Root & Bone

***UPDATED ON 4/7/15 WITH NEW RATING AND OTHER COMMENTS*** Name: Root & Bone NGM Rating: A-/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://www.rootnbone.com/ Location: 200 E. 3rd Street, NY, NY 10009 Cuisine: Southern Cooking Owner/Chef: Jeff McInnis and… Continue reading

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My Hampton Happy Places

So. … I may be a bit picky when it comes to dining out in the Hamptons. I’ve been coming out to the East End for as long as I can remember and,… Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lunching @ Jeffrey’s Grocery

I went to Jeffrey’s Grocery for the first time last week for lunch and my guess is that it’s quite a different experience lunching there in the middle of the week versus its… Continue reading

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Eating My Way Through Napa Valley

A few weeks ago I took a vacation in Napa Valley and man is there some good food (not to mention wine) to be tasted in that California region. If you are one… Continue reading

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A Recap of Recent Food Excursions: In Vino, Spotted Pig, Barraca, Mas (farmhouse) and Corton

I have been to a handful of restaurants recently that all deserve mentioning. Since I have lacked the time to do an in-depth write-up on each I have compiled a synopsis of each… Continue reading

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Colicchio’s Latest in Culinary Innovation @ The Topping Rose House

Two weeks ago I got a taste of one of the Hampton’s newest restaurant additions – The Topping Rose House. The Topping Rose has the promise to be the new luxe destination for… Continue reading

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Harbor-Side Dining @ Beacon Restaurant

September is one of my favorite months to head out to the Hamptons for a number of reasons. The masses have retreated, the weather is still fantastic, the produce still tastes freshly picked… Continue reading

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