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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NYC Spotlight: Jacob’s Pickles

I’m unsure how I haven’t written about Jacob’s Pickles yet, but it’s easily one of my favorite brunch/lunch/dinner/ anytime places in the Upper West Side! Downside is there’s always a wait- but it’s worth it. Jacob’s is a super trendy, hip southern comfort food spot with great atmosphere. The cozy, always-packed restaurant serves up huge, rich, creamy, buttery and fabulous dishes that…

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NYC Spotlight: ABC Kitchen

I have been wanting to try ABC Kitchen for way too long, so I was thrilled I was able to get a reservation for 6 pm on a Friday with my parents and bf 🙂 I absolutely love the decor of this restaurant- simplistic, clean and rustic. The atmosphere is so chic, yet homey. It’s bright, spacious and simplistic- just…

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