Solid Small Plates, Sub-Standard Service and a Botched Dessert @ Alta

Name: Alta NGM Rating: B- Restaurant Inspection Rating: Grade Pending Website: http://www.altarestaurant.com/ Location: 64 W. 10th Street, NY, NY 10011 Cuisine: Mediterranean-Influenced Small Plates Ambiance: This Greenwich Village gem of a place (in terms of look… Continue reading

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What’s New In Pizza @ Marta

Name: Marta NGM Rating: A-/B+ Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://martamanhattan.com/ Location: 29 E. 29th Street, NY, NY 10016 Cuisine: Trendy Pizza Joint Owner/Chef: Danny Meyer and Nick Anderer (also the chef from Maialino) When did… 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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What’s New in Pasta @ Bar Primi

Name: Bar Primi NGM Rating: A- Restaurant Inspection Rating: A Website: http://barprimi.com/home/ Location: 325 Bowery, NY, NY 10003 Cuisine: Italian Pasta Shop Owner/Chef: Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group When did it open: May 2014… Continue reading

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New Things Coming to The Next Great Meal

After a lot of thought about how to maximize the use of this blog, and make sure I am able to capture all my reader’s attention, I have decided to mix up the… Continue reading

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People Watching and Mexican in Dallas

If you’re looking for a place to see and be seen in Dallas then Mi Cocina in Highland Park Village may be the place to be. You wouldn’t expect to see stilettos, suits… Continue reading

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Mixing Old World with the New @ Carbone

Get out your wallets. … it’s time for Carbone. Yes, Carbone is a splurge but in a pretty fantastic way. Even though you can’t get out of there with any sort of a… Continue reading

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A Warm Aloha From Ka’ana Kitchen

I spent the better part of the past two weeks on the beautiful Hawaiian island of Maui. While I did not go out on the town very often – mainly because food there… 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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A Modern Turn For Dim Sum @ RedFarm

You voted and I listened. Well, kind of. Last week’s poll results were a toss up between the West Village’s RedFarm and Williamsburg’s Pies N’ Thighs. I decided to break the tie myself… Continue reading

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