Marani’s, Rego Park, NYC

Marani’s, Rego Park, NYC

Marani’s was my first foray into Georgian cuisine and proved to be a fine place to start.

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Kurry Qulture, Astoria,NYC

Kurry Qulture, Astoria,NYC

Kurry Qulture in Astoria, Queens just might be one of the hippest Indian restaurants in New York City that you don’t know about.

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Santina, Meatpacking, NYC

Santina, Meatpacking, NYC

Thank you to the Carbone/ Torrisi duo for opening one of the very few places in the Meatpacking District where I can actually go and eat at.

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The Malt House FiDi, FiDi, NYC

The Malt House FiDi, FiDi, NYC

The Malt House has really upped their game in opening their expansive new Financial District counterpart. Located in the heart of historic New York, Malt House FiDi is an impressive tri-level space where each floor offers a different experience catering to all who walk through it’s doors.

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Delaney’s Chicken, Midtown, NYC

Delaney’s Chicken, Midtown, NYC

Daniel Delaney – master of brisket in Brooklyn, has now devised a darned good fried chicken sandwich at his bird shop at Urban Space Vanderbilt food hall.

 

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Patisserie Tomoko, Williamsburg, NYC

Patisserie Tomoko, Williamsburg, NYC

Patisserie Tomoko is a neat little dessert bar in Greenpoint/ Williamsburg where there is a perfect amalgamation between Japanese flavors and French technique.

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Gabriel Kreuther, Midtown East, NYC

Gabriel Kreuther, Midtown East, NYC

Michelin-starred chef Gabriel Kreuther packed his knives at the Modern in 2014 to open his eponymous restaurant overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan.

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Mission Chinese Food, LES, NYC

Mission Chinese Food, LES, NYC

The new digs of Mission Chinese are much more palatable than old divey basement ones, where Danny Bowien launched his scorching menu of eccentric Chinese food.

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Romagna Ready 2 Go, Greenwich Village, NYC

Romagna Ready 2 Go, Greenwich Village, NYC

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TESSA, Upper West Side, NYC

TESSA, Upper West Side, NYC

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Taste Good Malaysian, Elmhurst, NYC

Taste Good Malaysian, Elmhurst, NYC

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Petrossian, Theatre District, NYC

Petrossian, Theatre District, NYC

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Hunter’s Restaurant, Carroll Gardens, NYC

Hunter’s Restaurant, Carroll Gardens, NYC

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Conflict Kitchen’s Virtual Iranian Cooking Lesson

Conflict Kitchen’s Virtual Iranian Cooking Lesson

Last weekend, I participated in one of the coolest cooking collaborations I have experienced. I was picked to be one of the participants from around the world in Conflict Kitchen’s virtual cooking lesson with Executive Chef Bahar Sarhangi live from Tehran.

 

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Benjamin Steak House, Midtown, NYC

Benjamin Steak House, Midtown, NYC

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The City of Gold Movie

The City of Gold Movie

Friday March 11th, 2016 marks the release of the feature film “ The City of Gold”  featuring Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold and director Laura Gabbert.

I was recently invited to a preview of the movie at the MoMA, which was followed by conversation with Jonathan and Laura. We also had a follow-up lunch the next day at Mission Chinese.

 

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Raku, East Village,NYC

Raku, East Village,NYC

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Peter Luger, Great Neck/Williamsburg, NY

Peter Luger, Great Neck/Williamsburg, NY

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Korilla, East Village, NYC

Korilla, East Village, NYC

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