Archive for January, 2012

Restaurant Week: Rayuela

Delicious dinner at Rayuela for Restaurant Week.            

Bangin Burger at DuMont

My first meal at DuMont was nothing short of magical. The patio was rustic and intimate with outdoor heating and soft lighting that made me forget I was sitting outside in the middle of winter. The DuMont Burger is perfection. I added thick cut bacon and white cheddar to my medium rare burger. I’m not [...]

Umphrey’s McGee at Best Buy Theater

WAS SICK!   Feel free to use as desktop or background. I did.

Little Nibble: Bomb Lobster Roll

I couldn’t pass up the lobster roll while being treated to lunch at Epicerie Boulud on Broadway and 64th. Check this baby out! Creamy, yet light on a toasted bun. I’m still drooling.

Too much candy? Put it on a brownie!

We always have a ton of candy at home. We’re facing an emergency pile-up of Snickers bars on our candy shelf. What should we do? Put it on a brownie! This recipe is super easy and fun with friends. Ingredients Brownie mix Snickers (or other extra candy) Bag of caramels What to do 1. Assemble [...]

Easy snack: Crispy Curry Chickpeas

Garbanzo beans. Chickpeas. Whatever you call them, I never particularly liked them until, of course, I found a recipe that involved my beloved deep fryer. Check out this super easy and unexpectedly delicious snack. Crispy fried curry chickpeas (Adapted from here) Ingredients 2 15-oz cans garbanzo beans/chickpeas ¼ cup cornstarch 3 tablespoons curry powder 2 [...]

Neighborhood Eats: Sigmund’s Pretzels

Pretzel bread is such a rare find. I was excited to grab a pretzel sandwich at Sigmund’s Pretzels on Avenue B between 2nd and 3rd. I ordered a tomato, mozzarella, pesto sandwich and a Sixpoint. (I wanted a pumpkin ale but the cashier told me that their board was outdated and that beer had been [...]

My First Cast Iron Skillet: Cheesy Bacon BBQ Chicken

Christmas toys! Yay! This Christmas I got 2 cast iron skillets, one large and circular and one square with grill indents. I also got a book called I Love Bacon. I decided to combine these 2 amazing gifts to make Cheesy Bacon BBQ Chicken.   Cheesy Bacon BBQ Chicken (Adapted from here) Ingredients Chicken Breast BBQ [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2012 is going to ROCK.