By Seth Fera-Schanes Ramps (also referred to as wild leeks or wild garlic) are available for only a few weeks each Spring. They grow up and down the East coast so if you tell one of your West coast friends about this pungent new weed-like thing you have […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I am reading The Big Oyster; History on the Half Shell by Mark Kurlansky. The book details New York history through the oyster loving lens of it earliest inhabitants and later millions of newly arriving immigrants. Fast forward a couple hundred years and New Yorkers […]
At the end of the day, could I have used a chicken egg, regular rye bread, cheese and forgo the cured Italian ham? Well, yes. But then I couldn’t say I made a sweet Goose egg breakfast sandwich and where is the fun in that?
By Seth Fera-Schanes Brunch is serious business in New York. It is a favorite pastime of every 20 something and if you dare to ask for a recommendation on where to go, be prepared to receive a deluge of suggestions. When it comes to brunch in the city, […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I was walking to a store this weekend and saw a red food truck parked out front. Since I am always looking for quality Mexican food around the city, I made a quick detour. A few things on the menu stood out immediately, specifically the […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If a restaurant’s name is any indicator of its culinary prowess, than Mighty Quinn’s should be one stellar BBQ joint. And after my meal there last night, I can say with confidence this place delivered. Located on 6th St. and 2nd Ave, Mighty Quinn’s serves […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If I were to tell you I went into a store the other day and described it as having a “ripe,” “stinky,”pungent” or “penetrating” smell what would you think? Chances are you would not form a favorable opinion. Unless of course, I followed up that I […]
Makana Hawaiian & Japanese BBQ features a melting pot of popular dishes not usually found outside of Hawaii, and certainly rarely east of Los Angeles. To see that Makana is successful enough to open a second branch in NYC is a real treat.
Walk around the city long enough and you will inevitably come across a Vietnamese sandwich shop. They offer a variety of meats served on a French baguette with cucumbers, pickled carrots, cilantro and some sort of chili mayo sauce.
Search for “cronut” online and every major publication in NYC (and around the country) is talking about the mighty new pastry.