Fine Crust Pizza at Posto

I love my neighborhood. It has so many great places to eat. But I just found another gem at 18th Street and 2nd Avenue called Posto Thin Crust Pizza. Posto is a no frills kind of place and was founded by Antonio Gomez with friend and business partner Jonathan Tweedy. The restaurant quickly grew a…

Japanese Food at Yama

The other night I met a neighborhood friend at Yama, a Japanese sushi restaurant in Gramercy Park. This is the go to spot for Japanese food in this area and it’s located at 122 E. 17th Street which is at the corner of 17th Street and Irving Place. The space is kind of underground with…

One if by Land, Two if by Sea

So the other week, my girlfriend said, “Let’s do something special!” Let’s go somewhere that we never heard of.” So I said, “Sure-sounds, good! You pick. So my girlfriend picked the restaurant One if by Land, Two if by Sea which is located at 17 Barrow Street which is part of the West Village. Yes,…

Beauty & Essex

I met a group of folks at the restaurant Beauty & Essex which is located at 146 Essex Street on the Lower East Side. When you first walk in there is vintage jewelry and musical instruments to be purchased before you enter the main dining area. Then you walk through this door and you see…

Cathedrale Restaurant

So I met a group of friends for dinner at Cathedrale, a wonderful restaurant which is not too far from where I live at 112 East 11th Street. I loved the spaciousness of the restaurant (think cathedral ceilings) and the food was French-Mediterranean cuisine that for me painted a picture of the coastal cuisine of…

Harvest on Hudson

I took the Metro North to Hastings-on- Hudson to meet a few friends to eat at a wonderful restaurant called Harvest on Hudson. Here is some of the scenery as I walked from the train to the Restaurant which is located at 1 River St, Hastings-on-Hudson. Here’s the front of the restaurant. Here is the…

Inside Park at St. Bart’s

The other day I had a lovely lunch at St. Bart’s in the Park which is located at 325 Park Avenue at 51st Street. Here is the entrance to the restaurant. Then we go up the steps and here is the lovely outdoor space… Here is the luncheon menu… So I decided to have the…

A Touch of Bistro at Table d’Hote

The other day I met up with some folks at Table d’Hote which is small and homelike French Bistro. The Bistro is located at 44 E. 92nd Street. I just wanted something very light so I had the Croque Madame. It was really good. It was a sandwich with gruyere cheese, ham and an egg…

Spanish Lunch at Alcala

So my friend from Florida was in for a few days and we met for a leisurely Spanish lunch at Alcala which is located at 246 E. 44th Street. So here is the inside of the restaurant… So it was a hot and muggy day and I decided to get the Pechugus de Poll al…

Lunch at Bergdorf Goodman

The other day my girlfriend asked me if I had ever been to Bergdorf Goodman which is located at the corner of 57th Street and 5th Ave. They also have an outdoor cafe. I said, “No,” and she said then we have to go. So I met her at Bergdorf (as it’s called 🙂 )…