Last week, I happened to be on a date and suggested that we head over to Ornella’s in Astoria. Â I hadn’t been in nearly two years, but remembered our meal was fabulous. Â When I walked in, I was shocked when the owner recognized me, and was also shocked that it was $10 pasta [...]
With Restaurant Week extended until Labor Day, a few of my friends and I decided to check out Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse for lunch on Sunday. Â As I’ve said before, I think a steakhouse is an incredible value for Restaurant Week, especially for lunch, simply because steak can be at least $30 or more, and [...]
Last week, I was reading some of my favorite blogs feeds on Netvibes, when one of the posts from Time Out New York’s The Feed Blog caught my eye. Â Steaks are $12.95 on Mondays at Chez Lucienne in Harlem (125th and Malcolm X Blvd). Â Let me rephrase. Â $12.95. Â Steaks. Â I’m sorry, am I in [...]
After attending Cook. Eat. Drink. Live last month, I added a trip to Spanish Harlem to eat at Ricardo Steak House to my to-do list. Â So when my roommate Al and I decided that we’d grab a steak dinner as our Christmas gift to each other, we decided to head uptown.
Now, before we [...]
Spent Saturday evening celebrating my friend’s birthday at Churrascaria Plataforma in Hell’s Kitchen – and literally, the aftermath of the experience may have been hell.Â No longer a few months out of college, it seems that my friends have been celebrating birthdays bigger and better.Â Instead of a birthday party consisting of a 30 [...]