Tag Archives: New York City

Almayass: Good but not Amazing Armenian-Lebanese food

Almayass is a relatively new Armenian-Lebanese restaurant in Gramercy / Flat-iron district in NYC – it opened in Spring 2012.   It is owned by a brother-sister duo (Varak and Alidz Alexandrian) with other family members contributing to the menu design and the decor.  Many reviews that I read were favorable including this one from […]

Hoagie sandwich at Whole Foods

Now I know why it’s called a Hoagie!

I had no idea why a sandwich was called a Hoagie when I had it at Whole Foods a couple of months ago (see this post). Yesterday, while on a flight back to NYC from San Juan, Puerto Rico, I found time to catch-up on some much-needed food related reading.   “Far Flung and Well […]

How good (or bad) can Dominican tapas be?

Pretty bad in Mamajuana Cafe (midtown), as I found out when I dined there on a recent Friday evening 😦 Many Open Table reviews are pretty good.  So, we went there thinking that it’s worth checking out.   When we entered the restaurant, we realized that its part of a hotel (the Radisson), and it […]