Category: Food

Essex – Lower East Side – 120 Essex St.

By Melissa Limberg So, just to give you a peek at the inner workings of moi, here’s a brief rundown of the thoughts that go through my head every Saturday or Sunday morning when I wake up: “BRUNCH BRUNCH BRUNCH BRUNCH BRUNCH ADVIL BRUNCH BRUNCH BRUNCH WATER BRUNCH […]


Levain Bakery – A Cookie Above the Rest

Imagine you find yourself wandering around Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  You are about to pass 74th street on Amsterdam Avenue and the  smell of freshly baked cookies permeates the air.  You are instantly taken back to childhood, eagerly awaiting for your Mom to pull a baking sheet of chocolate chip cookies from the oven.  A smile spreads across your face.