Category American

Dirty Burger Shoreditch: Latest on the burger front in London

Dirty Burger in Bethnal Green / Shoreditch High Street opened just over a couple of weeks ago. We wanted a quick bite to eat and happened to be walking on Shoreditch High Street when we spotted Dirty Burger.  This Dirty Burger in Shoreditch is the fourth location in London. Dirty Burger offers a limited menu […]

Beauty and Essex, NYC

Beauty & Essex is a huge (300 seater) dining space with an entrance that looks like a pawn shop. Although it opened in NYC in late 2010 it is still very popular with large groups and late night diners.  I have had great food and service there every time I have gone with a large […]

Just Salad (NYC) for lunch

Just Salad on 8th St near NYU is a great place to get a salad for lunch / dinner.  I was recently invited to sample their latest seasonal salads and smoothies.  Just Salad has 11 locations in NYC and in Hong Kong! Note:  Not Just Vegetarian was a guest of Just Salad, but all views […]

Enjoyed dinner at Greenwich Project in NYC

Greenwich Project in the West Village is the latest restaurant of the Project Group.  We loved the delicious food at Greenwich Project when we went on a recent weekend with friends.  The restaurant is in a town house, serving small plates downstairs and a full (upscale) lunch / dinner menu in the modern room upstairs. […]

Not going back to Willow Road in NYC

I went to Willow Road recently with a vegetarian friend and was utterly disappointed with the experience.  Willow Road is housed in the Old Nabisco Factory in the Meat Packing District and serves American food until 3 AM every week day.  We were told that Willow Road is the name of the overhead walkway that connects […]

Dinner at The Smith near Lincoln Center in NYC

I went to The Smith Restaurant and Bar near the Lincoln Center on a warm spring evening with a few friends.  The restaurant is large and does not have great acoustics.  The large doors open out on to Broadway as they did that evening, and there was outdoor seating on the sidewalk that evening.  The […]

Buckwheat crepes at Sugar and Plumm

On a recent afternoon, I met a friend for lunch at Sugar and Plumm after an unsuccessful attempt at trying to reserve a table for two for lunch in the Upper West Side. I have always thought of Sugar and Plumm as a bakery / candy store, but after this visit I am inclined to head there […]