NYC Spotlight: Chinatown

One of my favorite things to do, whether in San Francisco or New York, is to explore the wonders of Chinatown. Generally, I get off at the Canal Street subway station and begin my adventure through the streets of Chinatown with a few bakeries, sweet shops, and dim sum places in mind (dim sum is an awesome alternative to the…

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NYC Spotlight: Del Posto

“Del Posto is the ultimate expression of what an Italian restaurant should be” Mario Batali’s swanky Italian restaurant, Del Posto in New York City’s Meatpacking District, is arguably one of the top Italian restaurants around. From the moment you step in, you feel like a VIP. The restaurant is grand, luxurious and spacious and the service is extremely attentive to your needs. With…

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NYC Spotlight: Mission Chinese Food

The first thing that stood out at Mission Chinese Food was the super eclectic décor- which I loved. Think gold dragons with glowing red eyes, hanging chandeliers, gold and silver paper fan decorations and a pretty sweet glowing blue aquarium in the middle of the tables. Playing throughout the restaurant was Raeggaton-esk Sublime rock. The atmosphere is fun, chill and…

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City of Gold: A Revealing Documentary on Food, Culture and the Greatness …

Those of you familiar with Los Angeles, California know that it’s just as famous for sunshine and beaches as it’s known for sprawling diversity and a multiethnic population. However, unlike the glamorized Hollywood stereotype often portrayed in media, Sundance Film Festival’s featured food documentary, City of Gold, takes us on a revealing journey through the heart and soul of what…

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NYC Spotlight: Gotham Bar and Grill

One of the highlights of my eating excursions this summer was having the opportunity to dine at the famed Greenwich Village restaurant- Gotham Bar & Grille- with my bf and his amazing mom! Gotham is a beautiful restaurant- stylish, but it still felt warm and inviting. I really loved the feel of the high ceilings, pretty fabric-draped light fixtures and grand…

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