Ample Hills Creamery

My friend Evan and I had been planning on making a trip to Ample Hills Creamery in Prospect Heights, for weeks. Every time we tried to make plans to go, we got rained… Continue reading

Cafe Grumpy

Cafe Grumpy holds a special story for me. I first stumbled upon it with my girlfriend Kelley (then, just a girl who was a friend), two winters ago. She was visiting me in… Continue reading

Roti Roll- Bombay Frankie

Roti Roll has been one of my favorite neighborhood spots since middle school, when I first discovered the wonders of the Frankie as a cheap, quick lunch. Roti Roll came to the Upper… Continue reading

Two Boots

I was first brought to Two Boots pizzeria by a friend of mine years ago, down in the West Village. I remember walking into a funky-looking pizzeria and trying some crazy good, but… Continue reading


Joe has some of my favorite coffee in the city. This is a coffee shop where coffee is taken seriously and viewed as an art and a science! The baristas at Joe are… Continue reading

Taqueria y Fonda la Mexicana

Taqueria y Fonda la Mexicana has been my favorite Mexican restaurant in New York for a long time. I’ve been frequenting this hole-in-the-wall restaurant since middle school, when I used to grab lunch… Continue reading

Absolute Bagels

The bagels at Absolute are what I grew up on. Absolute Bagels is a comfy bagel shop on the Upper West Side, between 107th and 108th and Broadway. It’s been there for as… Continue reading


Today I worked an early shift and was out of work by 3:00, and ready for a treat! I work down on the Lower East Side where there are so many great summertime… Continue reading

Banana Bread

We’ve had a few bananas sitting around the kitchen for a while now… and you know what happens when the bananas get too brown– banana bread!! I LOVE banana bread. Something about the… Continue reading

Five Lamps Tavern (Guest Post by Evan Dunbar)

I went out to lunch with my good friend Evan and his friend Christian to a new-ish restaurant in our neighborhood called Five Lamps Tavern. I had never been before, but we wanted… Continue reading