Tag Archives: NYC

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 […]

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Grandaisy Bakery – a hidden gem in Tribeca

As I was walking in Tribeca yesterday around noon, I came across a bakery that I had been to a couple of years ago with a friend who had then started selling her artwork (pottery, paintings, jewellery etc.) on Etsy.  She has been on vacation…or so it says on her Etsy profile.  Evidently, I have […]

Amazing grilled tofu at Mooncake Foods

I had heard all good things about Mooncake Foods from Midtown Lunch – my go-to resource when I am looking for lunch in the midtown area – and was not disappointed.   The restaurant / cafe serves what it calls “homecooked Asian comfort food”.  Although I did not realize this when I went there – nothing is […]