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Mentoku Ramen in Hell's Kitchen

When temperatures start to go down, I am always looking forward for ramen. I was really looking forward to try Mentoku in Hell's Kitchen. I saw that place while walking down the street and noticed their spicy ramen with...whipped cream. Not that ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 28, 2016 |  Original Post

Fogo de Chao in NYC, New York

The last time I went to Fogo de Chao was few months after this upscale steakhouse opened, back in December 2013. I even went to one of their locations in Sao Paolo that I found of lesser quality than their sister restaurant in the big apple. ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 26, 2016 |  Original Post

Rice 'n' Beans in Hell's Kitchen, NYC, NY

I passed so many times in front of Rice 'n' Beans in Hell's Kitchen, thinking it was a takeout place and not realizing that, first it is a Brazilian place (I could have by simply looking at the flag, but did not pay attention because, again, I ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 18, 2016 |  Original Post

Empanadas Café in Hoboken, NJ

I will not surprise anybody by saying that Empanadas Café serves mainly...empanadas. If you want to eat something else, you are going to be very, very, very, limited. I was excited to go there, not only because I love empanadas, those little ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 16, 2016 |  Original Post

BonChon Chicken, Financial District, NYC, NY

As I was in the Financial District all day, I decided to check some fried chicken places (I admit: I craved it). It was a bit early and there were not that many people in the restaurant, besides couple of people at the bar. 

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 14, 2016 |  Original Post

Turkey Sheperds Pie

What comfort foods did you grow up with? On busy uninspired night, my mom would turn to mashed potatoes and ground beef and that combination still makes me just as happy as it did when I was a little girl with bangs in round blue glasses. But for ...

Posted on: Oct 12, 2016 |  Original Post

Keste Pizza & Vino in NYC, NY

People always talk about John's Pizza, Grimaldi's or XXX, but there is a little gem on Bleecker Street that I highly recommend: Kesté Pizza and Vino. Serving sublime Neapolitan pizza, one of their best credentials is that their owner, Roberto ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 12, 2016 |  Original Post

Kurry Qulture in Astoria, Queens

With its casual yet trendy decor, Kurry Qulture is the kind of restaurant you wish you had in your neighborhood. Serving authentic Indian cuisine, the dishes there are of the quality of some of the best restaurants in New York, but for reasonable ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Sep 28, 2016 |  Original Post

Cafe Gilli

This is one of the must do cafes in Florence. The not so hungry and the lazy us decided to barge in, in the middle of the afternoon for some coffee and cakes. Just because. Simple frescoes, grand bar, arched door with a big clock adorn this place. ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Sep 26, 2016 |  Original Post

Santa Lucia Pizza – St. Mary’s Road

One place on my daily journey’s to work that I’ve bypassed is Santa Lucia Pizza. I’m not sure why. Some of it is that I’m not the world’s biggest pizza lover. Some of it is simply that I am generally … Continue ...

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016 |  Original Post

Melt in your Mouth Monday Recipe Blog Hop #275

How is everyone? Are you ready for a new blog hop! Let’s see the features first…   #1 Turtle Brownies from 5 Minutes for Mom   #2 Grilled Vegetables in Foil Packets from Food Allergy Eats   #3 Quinoa Salad Bowls from Tales ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: Sep 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Hungarian Meatballs

I’ve partnered with Veal Made Easy to bring you this recipe.  Thank you to my readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible. Friends, you simply have to make these meatballs!  Your… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Frozen Vanilla Chai Smoothie

This Frozen Vanilla Chai Smoothie recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationBreakfastEssentials #CollectiveBias #sponsored A Frozen Vanilla Chai Smoothie is the perfect fall ...

Blog: Nap Time Is My Time
Posted on: Sep 20, 2016 |  Original Post

Caprese Sliders

I can't believe we're already halfway through the month of September - where did the time go?! Just thinking about all the great summer produce that won't be available makes me wish summer could last just a little bit longer. Especially, the ...

Blog: What's Cookin, Chicago?
Posted on: Sep 16, 2016 |  Original Post

K Rico, South American Steakhouse in NYC, NY

We were looking for a less traditional steakhouse, following our dinner at Prime and Beyond, a Korean steakhouse, few months ago, when we stumbled upon K Rico, a South American steakhouse located in Hell's Kitchen. I was definitely curious to see ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Sep 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Banana Split Parfait ~ Live Conscious & Eat Delicious

All ideas, recipes, & opinions are entirely my own however, this is a sponsored post on behalf of wholesome brands, Vans Simply Delicious® & Wallaby® Organic. On the weekends we love having Sunday brunch.  It’s so nice when we ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: Sep 15, 2016 |  Original Post

Ukrainian Comfort Food – Estellia’s

Last weekend was ManyFest. This year the weekend was a busy one for me. As a result I didn’t get to take much of the festival in. Of course, I visited some trucks for Food Truck Wars.  Although I tried … Continue reading → The ...

Posted on: Sep 14, 2016 |  Original Post

Smoked Salmon Benedict

Life is nothing less than hectic these days. We've been keeping busy between piano lessons, Cub Scouts, gym workouts... while still balancing the usual everyday household stuff. And with our hectic schedule, we've found brinners - breakfast for ...

Blog: What's Cookin, Chicago?
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016 |  Original Post

Urban Coalhouse Pizza and Bar in Hoboken, NJ

So, there is a new pizza joint in uptown Hoboken and they are up to a good start. As soon as Urban Coalhouse Pizza and Bar opened, that place has been packed with crowds overflowing into the sidewalk. For sure, it is a good addition to the north ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016 |  Original Post

Last Minute Pulled Pork and my New Insta-Pot Love

It seemed like the Instapot, or Instant Pot was everywhere overnight. Out of nowhere, about a year ago, my Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram feeds were filled with raving mentions about this new pressure cooker. When it went on sale for $74 on ...

Posted on: Sep 13, 2016 |  Original Post


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