Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

We tried Dinosaur Bar-B-Que years ago at a Bourbon & BBQ event in Chelsea.  We loved it and have wanted to go ever since.  But we just never motivated up to Harlem, although it is a quick 1 Train ride away. Our bad!  We recently rented a ZipCar and spent a few hours at The Cloisters, which motivated us to make a reservation to have lunch on the way home. We went at 12:30 on … Continue reading

Dirty Bird To Go – Fast Flow Food

Dirty Bird to Go

While it may be a bit bizarre to write up a fast food joint, I am doing it anyway!  There are now two locations of Dirty Bird To Go and it is likely one of the top ‘fast food’ options.  They serve fresh, local and sustainable organic foods.  Their ‘Dirty Birds’ are humanely raised in Pennsylvania, vegetable fed and antibiotic free. The menu is exceedingly simple.  Dirty Bird serves fried chicken, rotisserie chicken, chicken fingers, … Continue reading

Cheap Eats Food Tour

Momofuku Noodle Bar

This week New York Magazine published their annual ‘Eat Cheap’ issue, not so different from Time Out’s ‘Cheap Eats’ issue. Either way, both have been talking about all of the latest food crazes, most of which fall into the ‘less than $25’ meal category. And we love a day-long food smack down, so why not try a variety of new spots and take a trek around the city? We always forget how quickly one gets … Continue reading

Cheap Eats List

Little Muenster

Below are Cheap Eats spots simplified! It is categorized and complete with addresses. This is direct from my iPad notes so the addresses link to Google Maps. Try copying into your iPhone notes and tour away. We’ll be doing a few spots today, so more news later! •Jack’s Wife Freda ( S. African & Israeli home cooking) – 224 Lafayette St., New York Chicken: •Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter (fried chicken) – 94 Avenue C, … Continue reading

Shake Shack, Battery Park City

Battery Park is now a mini-Danny Meyer Empire, complete with Shake Shack, Blue Smoke and North End Grill.  Shake Shack was the first to arrive Memorial Day weekend of 2011. I am proud to say we’ve only succumbed to the food 3-4 times in that year!  Our first time was the Best Burgers in NYC Smackdown.  We had not previously gone to a Shake Shack because of our extreme aversion to waiting in line for … Continue reading