restaurant – Brother’s Taverna in Astoria

Brother’s Taverna is a hidden gem I stumbled upon recently. Their menu is seemingly Greek, as one would expect in Astoria, but the owner and chef is actually from Albania. So among the typical Mediterranean fare, you’ll also find authentic and intriguing Albanian dishes. The interior is adorably decorated with a mix of modern and…

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restaurant – Gansevoort Market

Gansevoort Market is a modern food hall located in the heart of Chelsea offering a wide array of food and drink establishments. You can find dishes from Asian, European, to American cuisines – you name it. We started off with a cocktail from their main bar. From this location you get a great view of…

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restaurant – 27 Morton in the West Village

It’s no secret I love Central and Eastern European food. I’ve eaten my way through Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany, and Czechia – all of which have their own amazing cuisines and dishes. Suffice it to say, one glance at 27 Morton’s menu (which proudly states they serve classical Central/Eastern European food), and I was immediately…

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restaurant – Tufino Pizzeria in Astoria

Tufino is a well-known pizzeria/Italian joint in Astoria. It’s not far from my apartment, maybe a 10 minute walk along the route of where I’d usually run errands. Being that I’ve never physically been inside the place (only ordered their amazing pizza online), I was unsure what to expect when going in. But it was…

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restaurant – Bua Thai Ramen & Robata Grill in the UES

Again, it’s no secret I love Thai food (enter exhibit A, B, and C). So when my friend asked me to tag along for some Thai food at Bua in the UES, I was like hell yeah. The ambiance inside is intimate and super cute. Slightly tropical theme, which makes sense, but otherwise modern and…

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