A Touch of Italy at Novita

So after not eating outdoors for a while a friend of mine asked me join her at Novita which is located at 102 E. 22nd Street. Novita serves classical Italian cooking and we were lucky to get seated in one of their outdoor bubbles. So I decided to order Chicken Paillard with roasted potatoes and…

Lunch in a Mongolian Yurt

So the same friend that I went down to Pine Street with, contacted me and said that we could eat lunch in a yurt down on West 4th Street at the Fairfox. I said “What the heck” and found myself on the train headed for downtown. I took the 1 to Christopher Street, walked 2…

Dinner in a Mongolian Yurt

So a friend of mine told me that she had this app called Resy and that Shy Village which is located at 70 Pine Street had 8 Yurts that we could have dinner in. That there were two sittings, one at 5 and one at 7 and we opted for the one at 5. I…

Heated Outdoor Vegan Dining

I met my girlfriend at the Franchia Vegan Cafe which is located at 35th Street and Park Avenue. OK, it was sooo cold out but you got to love that there were heating pads on each chair which we could adjust!! Here is the outside and how it was prepared for outdoor dining. And here…

Georgian Food on 3rd Avenue

Met a friend for dinner only this time we ate inside with the new rule of indoor dining at 25%. We met at a new neighborhood restaurant named Chito Gvrito where they serve Georgian food. I knew that the meal would be on the heavy side but it was cold out and I was ready.…

Follia on 17th Street

Another socially distanced meeting with friends at Follia which is located at 179 Third Avenue and 17th Street. Follia has a great array of tasty food to choose from from Brussel Sprout Pizza to Meatballs and Spaghetti. Well, I wasn’t that hungry so I decided to have 2 sides. I ordered Brussel Sprouts made with…

The Capital Grille at 42nd Street

So this time around, my girlfriend wanted to eat at The Capital Grille which is located at 155 East 42nd which is located between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Now the weather is definitely beginning to change and get much cooler but we still opted to dine outdoors. So yup, it was I needed to…

Japanese Food on Third Avenue

So the other evening, last minute my girlfriend came in from New Jersey and asked me to meet her and her husband for dinner at Wagamama which is located at the corner of 39th Street and Third Avenue. So what did I decide to eat? I had had a pretty big brunch so I knew…

A Visit to Pop’s Malt Shoppe

So while in Kuztown, PA, visiting the Crystal Cave we decided to have lunch in town at Pop’s Malt Shoppe. Oh my goodness, it was so reminiscent for me of when I was growing up and being a junior counselor in Moodus, Connecticut and going into town to hang out. It was just fun to…