The Pancakes at Clinton Street Bakery are a staple item for breakfast and one of their signature entrees!

In a city known for having the best of everything, it’s hard to pin point one singular sensation that outshines the rest, but when it comes to eating, if Manhattan’s most discerning diners are willing to wait up to two hours for a table, then there’s something to be said about the establishment and its […]

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LA BODEGA 47 Replaces NATIVE in Harlem!!!

La Bodega Salmon

As Harlem continues to grow as one of Manhattan’s most popular and happening neighborhoods, the uptown restaurant scene has added yet another restaurant to the mix.  But unlike the over saturated soul food competitors, LA BODEGA 47 Social Club taps into a wonderful blend of Hispanic and American culture with creative cocktails that make for […]

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HRC_WBT 2015

When I did a year abroad during my college years, I practically lived at the HARD ROCK CAFE in Madrid, Spain!   On the days when tortillas and paella lacked desired sustenance, Hard Rock Cafe became my everyday go-to for delicious burgers, pulled pork sandwiches and traditional french fries!  So my devoation to this celebrity-inspired […]

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What To Order @ THE CHESTER, NYC

The Fried Chicken for $20 at The Chester is a must!  A leg, a breast and thigh are served with a sweet tea brine, shishito peppers, and a delicious thai dressing

THE CHESTER, New York City’s trendy and celebrity-filled restaurant situated inside the Meatpacking district’s hip Gansevoort Hotel, has recently opened a second location in midtown at 45 East 33rd Street in midtown and already celebrities like Tatyana Ali, VIPs, and locals are flocking there for the outstanding contemporary American fare! I stopped by the other day for […]

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A Hot Dog & A Burger at SHAKE SHACK, Times Square

A Shake Shack Hot Dog & Cheeseburger Lunch!

The popular burger spot known as SHAKE SHACK is quickly growing.  With fresh ingredients, unique toppings, and distinct tastes, Shake Shack is rapidly growing with locations all over the country, including New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Pennsylvania and Florida. I stopped by the Times Square location the other day for a quick lunch and shared […]

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DAVE & BUSTER’S Racist Tweet???


Superstar Beyonce may have had her last album release party at the legendary child-friendly restaurant DAVE & BUSTERS, where cheap American food meets intoxicating gaming, but last Tuesday, the national chain came under a bit of scrutiny when Dave & Busters tried to promote “Taco Tuesday” on their Twitter Account. After Tweeting the first post […]

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What To Order: @ JOE’S, Washington DC

Seafood Chopped Salad

JOE’S SEAFOOD in Washington DC is the cousin to Miami’s legendary Joe’s Stone Crab.  But the nation’s capital version is a bit more regal than the casual Washington Avenue original that still attracts lunchtime tourists in shorts. Joe’s Washington DC is glamorous restaurant that features oak-size marble columns, lush leather banquettes, suited up servers, polished […]

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Ribs, Pastrami, Burgers, & CHEESECAKE For LUNCH @ JUNIOR’S, Times Square

The Pastrami sandwich was delicious!

  Last week I was invited to lunch at one of New York’s most legendary diners – JUNIOR’S – the cheesecake haven with a Brooklyn flagship many may remember when years ago rap superstar Sean Diddy Combs brutally demanded potential label artists trek from midtown all the way to the outer borough just for a slice […]

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What To Order @ CHICKIE’S & PETE’S, Philadelphia


I was in Philadelphia last week and visited a crab-serving sports bar of sorts called CHICKIE’S & PETE’S.  A Philadelphia sports bar staple since the late 1980’s, Chickie’s & Pete’s is a hybrid of TGIF’s and Joe’s Crab Shack, where prices are affordable, televisions blare sporting events, contests and games take place over loud speakers, […]

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The DAILY DISH: Cheesecake Factory’s CHICKEN & BISCUITS

Chicken & Biscuits

Listed under the Specialties section of their pamphlet-like spiraled menu, the Cheesecake Factory’s Chicken & Biscuits is described as a “Comfort Classic” and it’s one of my all-time favorite meals EVER! Sauteed Chicken Breasts Covered with a Rich Pan Gravy, Served with Mashed Potatoes, and a vegetable mix of peas and corn with succulent and fluffy […]

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