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

Chicago Specialty Foods

Mr Beef

Chicago is known for it’s growing fine dining and overall food scene.  And believe me, we sure checked that part out too.  But our afternoon plans involved trying Chicago Specialty Foods which include Italian Beef Sandwiches, Deep Dish Pizza and Chicago-Style Hot Dogs.  We stuffed ourselves and enjoyed every minute. Chicago Italian Beef Sandwiches In Chicago there is deep dish pizza and there are Chicago-style dogs, but many do not know that the real ‘beef’ … Continue reading

Momofuku Noodle Bar

Momofuku Noodle Bar

On this, my second blog post ever, I have decided to do a smackdown between Momofuku Noodle Bar and Ippudo classic pork belley ramen.The Famous Chef David Chang loses on this iteration, but as I understand it Momofuku Saam is the place to go. I was mildly impressed with the food and unimpressed with the atmosphere. My pork belly was totally boiled with no browning at all – a wad of fat. Also, we were … Continue reading

Best Lobster Rolls NYC

Ed's Lobster Bar Kiosk

Before the summer ends, we decided we should check out all of the famous and maybe not-so famous lobster roll joints in town and seek out the best lobster rolls NYC. There has been a recent surge in outposts and take-out lobster shacks and of course there are the old stand-bys like Pearl Oyster Bar and Mary’s Fish Camp. We learned after ‘Dog Day Afternoon‘ that a  marathon is not the way to execute a … Continue reading

Best Burgers In NYC

BLT Bar & Grill

Shake Shack – BPC We begin our burger journey right here in our hood with the newest outpost of Shake Shack on Murray Street by World Financial Center.  I’ve discovered a ‘slow time’ before 6pm, so decided to score some burgers on the way home from work.  This was a great place to begin.  The shake shack burger is a critically acclaimed burger we’ve always wanted to try but refused to do the line.  It’s … Continue reading

Best Hot Dogs NYC – A Dog Day Afternoon

hot dogs nyc

What are the best hot dogs in NYC?  There are more than one could possibly try in one day and after this NYC dog-tasting extravaganza we’ll likely try to balance one restaurant at a time!  We hope you enjoy our journey.  A word of advice – if you try this, eat ONE dog per restaurant and share! Hot Dogs are not the most sought after food.  They are more of an easy summer BBQ, picnic, … Continue reading