Sunday Morning in Coney Island

It’s been well over two decades since I ventured down to Coney Island. I asked my mother and her last memory of the family heading down there was a visit to the Aquarium. That would definitely be elementary school, and I’m almost certain it was no later than the third grade. So yes, many, many… Continue Reading

Dinner at Cosme

Continuing with my friend Q’s birthday celebration, we had dinner at Cosme. After a long afternoon spent wandering around the Met, we were both hungry by the time we arrived for our dinner reservation. The menu is Mexican but with a twist. There are three sections to the very short menu consisting mainly of small… Continue Reading

Breakfast at Maialino

The last few days have definitely been ones of indulgence. Celebrating a friend’s birthday last week meant a day of eating very good food. A late breakfast at Maialino eased us straight to lunchtime and we managed to get through the rest of the day without eating until dinner. I’ve never been to Maialino before…. Continue Reading

Lunch at EN Japanese Brasserie

It’s been a while since I’ve had a meal at an upscale restaurant. When I met my friend Q for lunch one day, we couldn’t think of where to go until she suggested En Japanese Brasserie. I’ve walked by it before a few times but it’s usually further west than my usual haunts so I… Continue Reading