February 25, 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Le Relais de Venise l’Entrecôte

In my time dining in New York City, I’ve pretty much seen every different menu option a restaurant has to offer – a la carte, prix fixe, and tasting menu. But until I dined at Le Relais de Venise l’Entrecôte, a domestic branch of a French chain, I’d never seen what they have to offer. A food menu with one – yes, one- option. When you dine here, you will have the salad, the steak, and the fries because that’s all there is to eat here, dessert notwithstanding. […]

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December 14, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Tabla

In this solo dining adventure, Gary visits Tabla one final time before it’s gone forever.

In the 11 months this site has been live, this has to be the toughest review I’ve ever had to write. Not because of the quality of the food but rather the fact that this restaurant won’t be around much longer. Tabla was one of the restaurants that had been on my to-do list pretty much since we started this site but not one I really felt I had to rush out to eat at. Chalk it up to a perceived invincibility I thought the place had. It is, after all, a Danny Meyer restaurant and his restaurants just don’t close up shop. Ever. It’s never happened. […]

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August 31, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Momofuku Má Pêche

In this solo dining adventure, Gary is taken out to Momofuku Má Pêche for his birthday – he has some wonderful friends.

I am blessed to have some really good friends in my life. Just about every year for the better part of the last decade, my friends Susan and Cee (sisters) have taken me out to a nice dinner for my birthday. Dinner the last few years had been at Blue Ribbon Sushi, a place that I absolutely love – great sushi at a great location. This year, for a change of scenery, I wanted some place new, some place I’d never been. Momofuku Má Pêche, the latest restaurant in David Chang’s burgeoning portfolio, was an easy choice. […]

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