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DBGB

DBGB

“I like threesomes with two women, not because I’m a cynical sexual predator. Oh no!  But because I’m a romantic. I’m looking for ‘The One.’ And I’ll find her more quickly if I audition two at a time. ” Russell Brand Eatery:  DBGB Kitchen and Bar, 299 Bowery, New York, NY None of my usual […]

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Shinju Sushi

Shinju Sushi

“In Mexico we have a word for sushi:  bait.”  Jose Simon Eatery:   Shinju Sushi, 164 Pearl Street, New York NY It all started when we lived in London.  Husband and I got into this habit of dining at our local curry house on Friday evenings, and Friday night thus became Curry Night.  Then, when we […]

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Seared Ahi Tuna Salad – Hillstone

Seared Ahi Tuna Salad – Hillstone

“Am I eating chicken or tuna?”  Jessica Simpson Eatery:   Hillstone, 378 Park Avenue, New York NY You may recall some time ago my writing about the Hillstone Burger at this very establishment.  This restaurant is about a block away from my day job, so I visit fairly frequently.  On most trips, I have the Seared Ahi […]

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Shake Shack

Shake Shack

“This is no mere sandwich of grilled meat and toasted bread, Robin.  This is God, speaking to us in food.”  Marshall, “How I Met Your Mother”, Season 4, Episode 2. Eatery:  Shake Shack, Madison Square Park, New York, NY I acknowledge right up front that the restaurant picture shown here is misleading – it was […]

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Peels

Peels

“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.”  Lewis Grizzard Eatery:  Peels, 325 Bowery, New York, NY I first visited Peels shortly after they opened, roughly one year ago.  Hearing its promise of a Southern-inspired menu and being the daughter of two South Carolinians, I wanted to adore it.  And, […]

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Naughty or Nice Butterscotch Ice Cream

Naughty or Nice Butterscotch Ice Cream

“Ice cream is exquisite – what a pity it isn’t illegal.”  Voltaire Dish:   Butterscotch Ice Cream Despite the best efforts of my strict parents, I developed into a person who rampantly celebrates her hedonism.  Which is why, when I recently purchased an ice cream maker, I immediately began to contemplate how I could marry alcohol […]

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Mary Jean’s Mac & Cheese….seriously better than any restaurant.

Mary Jean’s Mac & Cheese….seriously better than any restaurant.

“Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.”  Mitch Hedberg Dish:   Mary Jean’s Mac & Cheese Everywhere you go, some restaurant is serving up what they claim is the “best” mac & cheese in the city, state country or world.  And, every time I sample these pretenders to the throne, I am inevitably disappointed as […]

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Hill Country Chicken: Texas-Inspired Fare in the Flatiron District

Hill Country Chicken: Texas-Inspired Fare in the Flatiron District

“A fresh fried chicken joint.”  Hill Country Chicken marketing claim BY MJ BYERS  Eatery:  Hill Country Chicken, 1123 Broadway, New York So it’s the second stop of the great fried chicken quest, this time at Hill Country Chicken in the Flatiron district.  This relatively new joint is a bit higher end than other fried chicken […]

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Sylvia’s: Fried Chicken with the Queen of Soul Food

Sylvia’s:  Fried Chicken with the Queen of Soul Food

“I love chicken.  I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.”  Todd Barry BY: MJ BYERS Eatery:  Sylvia’s, 328 Lenox Avenue, New York For a while now, I have been thinking about adding a fried chicken page to Angels.  I very rarely have any fried food but, every once in a […]

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