Category Spanish

Have to go back to tapas bar Barraca in the West Village

It seems weird to write about my not-so-great experience at Barraca within a week or two after the NY Times’ Ligaya Mishan wrote positively about the same place – she says “the food is straightforwardly delicious”.   Barraca is a tapas restaurant by chef Jesus Nunez, who was earlier at Gastroarte on the UWS – […]

Best seafood paella at Socarrat – Chelsea

One of the advantages of  staying in NYC on a holiday weekend, especially one after a the most important day for eating) is the ease of securing dinner reservations at restaurants that are not known for accommodating same day / same hour reservation requests.  Last Friday, I was trying to make a last-minute dinner reservation […]

Not too beautiful a Miro to eat

This post is no longer valid.  GastroArte closed as of Dec 2012.  RIP GastroArte…. ———————- Gastroarte (formerly Graffit) is a restaurant in NYC that often serves food that is apparently too beautiful to eat.  Chef Jesus Nunez apparently pursued a culinary career in tandem to his work as a graffiti artist.   No wonder then that […]