When I moved to the Upper East Side, I knew I had to scout out a few staples: my new pizzeria, bagel shop, Thai restaurant and sushi restaurant. Those are my “must haves.” While it took a few tries for me to find my new Thai spot (posts on that journey to come), I [...]
Guest Post and Photography by Katie Miervaldis, Red Headed Correspondent
Have you ever wanted to be on Top Chef, but feared Padma’s judgment and Tom Calicio’s piercing blue eyes?
Well I have and if you’re like me,Â Gyu-Kaku,Â a Japanese BBQ joint in the East Village, just might be your heaven. Â It has all the exotic [...]
Today marks the beginning of a special kind of Restaurant Week – LUCKYRICE, sponsored byÂ the LUCKYRICE Culinary Council.Â From May 3 – 9th, you can check out some Asian restaurants (and some “not-so-Asian” restaurants, according to the site) to sample some Asian-inspired dishes at a reduced price. The prices really range, so you’ll have to [...]
Guest Post by Mari Abe, Downtown Correspondent
To celebrate its 20th year anniversary, Menchanko-Tei, a Japanese ramen/noodle house in midtown west is offering to pick up the tab… if you win a one-shot game of Jan-Ken-Pon (or Rock-Paper-Scissors) with the restaurant’s manager. I know, sounds too good to be true, but it’s for real. [...]