Tamarind Tribeca – Indian family style small bites

Tamarind is a great place for dinner, but I imagine that the Tribeca location gets the most action at their sleek wide open bar area. It’s always bustling with activity, and the menu is made for small bites to share. Pomegranate bellini! 9/10: I have no shame. Puffy bread stuffed with squash with some kind …

Zutto ramen

Sometimes I just don’t want to travel and then be lied to about a 30 minute wait that always drags into a 1 hour + wait at Ippudo. We’ve walked by Zutto about 100 times, but never bothered to go in. They have $10 tonkatsu ramen special on Mondays, which isn’t too bad given that …

Perfect Freaking Egg Custards

Some 20 egg custards later, I finally have the perfect egg custard recipe. I’m feeling generous, so here it is. Let’s first talk about what a perfect egg custard is. 1. It has a buttery flakey crust that’s as soft as the custard inside2. The custard is a bubble-less creamy pudding of sweet eggy goodness.3. …

Sushi of Gari: classic unconventional

Sushi of Gari is a quirky place. Look at the stone with the little face on it that the chopsticks are resting on! All the dishware are exquisitely designed. We ordered sake, so someone came by with a display of 16 sake cups, and we each got to choose one. I got black and gold. …