A few years ago, Quiznos was all the rage, and then it was the $5 footlong at Subway. Â Now my friends, we have Potbelly. Â Potbelly is a Chicago-sandwich chain, that specializes in the art of a warm, toasted sandwich.
When you walk in, you have your choice of some pre-selected sandwiches on a menu, [...]
Since I babysit on the UWS, and I’ll be attending school in the fall there as well, I’ve begun exploring the neighborhood quite a bit more. I know it’s a haven for restaurants (often out of my student price range), but I don’t see too many bars. The other night my friend/ex-coworker and I [...]
Earlier this month, Caryn (thoughts in italics) and I were invited to a press preview of Milk Street CafÃ©.Â This is essentially a food hall (fancy way of us saying cafeteria) located in the Trump Building at 40 Wall Street that is opening on Thursday.Â There are several different stations inside the hall â€“ [...]
Today in Times Square the area’s top restaurants will be offering dishes from around the world at the 18th annual Taste of Times Square outdoor food and music festival. Head over after work from 5 – 9pm (earlier is better) to the Broadway Plazas, between 42nd and 47th Streets. to sample tons of ethnic [...]
I love burgers. I love beer. I love them even more when I get them at a discounted price. That’s why I’m so infatuated with The Brews Brothers on the UES.
The Friday before Labor Day my ex-coworkers all get out of work early, so we wanted to find a place for a cheap [...]
Recently two of my favorite coworkers (actually, we’ve all since given our two weeks notice, so now they’re simply two of my favorite friends), decided to have a ladies-only dinner to catch up. Since two of the three (myself included) quit our jobs to go back school (hello poverty!), we let price dictate our [...]
In the bar-wasteland around my office, a very welcome addition has been Whiskey Rebel on 28th and Lexington. Curry Hill doesn’t seem like a natural spot for such a bar, and isn’t, but I think that’s why it works.
What we love about the bar is the free popcorn or snack mixes they serve [...]
One of my favorite lunch spots, Gigi Cafe, is offering a great promotion – 50% off your online order! You’ll need to set up an account with them, but once you get to check out you can enter the promo code “50off” and you’ll see your bill slashed in half. This deal is valid [...]
Every year I look forward to San Gennaro in Little Italy. Why? Well, itâ€™s not just because I love Italian food in general (and I do), but because I look forward to reconnecting with an old flame or two – some of the best pizza and manicotti Iâ€™m sure to have all year.
Those in the Financial District are able to score some cheap eats today at lunch (11 am – 2:30 pm). As part of EAT: World Financial Restaurant Showcase, presented by Brookfield Properties, you can enjoy select menu items for only $1-5 from popular restaurants in the area at the World Financial Center. Apparently [...]