Category Pub Fare

Alder: Innovative pub food in NYC

Alder is Chef Wylie Dufresne’s latest restaurant in NYC (in the East Village), although it’s almost a year old now.  Many bloggers and critics seem to love the casual, innovative and modern take on public house food (pub food) created by Chef Wylie Dufresne and Executive Chef Jon Bignelli.   Alder certainly has a casual […]

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 […]

Not too many vegetarian options at Madison Square Garden

Last weekend, I was at Madison Square Garden for guitar / music festival and was keen to find vegetarian and healthy options to eat (as always).  While my attempt at eating vegetarian food was unsuccessful, I had a delicious chicken hot dog at the Simply Chicken by Jean-Georges concession stand. I was somewhere between Section […]

Veggie sliders and a buckwheat noodle salad at Brickyard Gastropub

Sometime last year (in this post), I went with a group of friends to Brickyard Gastropub in Hell’s Kitchen and wrote about the surprising number of vegetarian options there and how much I liked the food.  I also promised to go back to Brickyard Gastropub to get pictures and to tell you more about the […]

More artwork at Redhook Brewery

Just in time for Oktoberfest…

This is my first post that is not about eating/ drinking at NYC.  It was summer when I went to the Redhook (micro)brewery in Woodinville, WA.   I have been meaning to write all through the summer about my experience at the Redhook brewery and what I learned then, and have my act together right […]