Archive for April 2012

For a Good Time Call 312.Nell.côte

For a Good Time Call 312.Nell.côte
In celebration of our six-month anniversary, the hubby and I hit up Nellcôte.  We were sat at an upper level bar-like area overlooking the actual bar and much of the table seating, below.  I’m not sure how Nellcôte decides who gets these seats and who a normal table, since we did have reservations, but we... Read more »

Begging for Bread at Purple Pig

Begging for Bread at Purple Pig
What a scene! Who knew so many people went out for weekday lunch in this city (and what am I doing wrong in my life that I don’t eat lunch out more often)? When I arrived at Purple Pig, which does not take reservations, I was told the wait would be 30 minutes for a... Read more »

Banning Miss Piggy, Even When Eating at The Publican

Banning Miss Piggy, Even When Eating at The Publican
Picture this: you have some very special guests in from out of town and you want to take them someplace great.  With bathing suit season fast approaching (!), you also don’t want the night to be a total splurge.  You decide on The Publican, a restaurant known for its obsession with all things pork.  Should... Read more »

Passover Suffering? Try Matzah Brei with Lox and Schmear

If you are keeping Passover, by now you may, like me, be getting totally kind of sick of kosher-for-Passover food.   Enter Amy from What Jew Wanna Eat, with an original recipe for Matzah Brei with Lox and Schmear.  My husband actually found the recipe (he knows I love Amy’s blog), and took it upon... Read more »

Delectable Dining at Davanti Enoteca

Delectable Dining at Davanti Enoteca
Mmmm…how much am I still dreaming about the food I had at Davanti Enoteca?  I had being hearing for months about Davanti, and I finally made it over to Little Italy to give it a whirl.  And now I want to go back.  I need to go back.  And when I do, I fully intend... Read more »
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