Spicy & Tasty is an excellent name for a restaurant, considering the spiciness and tastiness of the food they serve. Long-time readers will remember that I gave a shout-out to Spicy & Tasty in my favorites of 2012 post, and I made special mention of the “bamboo in hot spicy sauce” as one of the
I’m a big fan of Xi’an Famous Foods, so I was excited when they opened a full, sit-down restaurant in Flushing: Biang! The name is supposedly derived from the sound that the noodle dough makes as it is slammed against the counter while being worked, and make no mistake: the noodles are good. But I
The weather warmed up just in time for the start of a new season of Smorgasburg, an outdoor food vendor market. Every new season, there are always new vendors popping up. This past Saturday, I tried two of the new vendors and visited a Smorgasburg/Brooklyn Flea regular.
Words and photos by Jackie McBrien and Candace Edwards This past Tuesday at the 69th Armory, The Village Voice threw its 6th annual Choice Eats festival with over 86 participating New York City restaurants. While we wanted to eat every dish (and sample as many alcoholic beverage), after our seventh or eighth sample we realized
In February I went to Taiwan for a week, and had an amazing time. Because it was the week of the Lunar New Year, many restaurants (particularly the vegetarian ones) were closed. Luckily, Taiwan has a vibrant street food culture. On my first day I stopped by a road-side stand around the corner from the
At the moment I have 83 places saved on my To Eat list. Everyone has one. The problem for me though is that a good half of those places are way out of my budget so therefore I will probably never gonna go. But a good handful, I’m sure I will..someday. Like just few days
I just came back from a 2 week time off in LA and it was FREAKING wonderful. Though it wasn’t all play. The first week I spent it with these guys (yes I was doing work) and the second week was a total tv on the couch time. Besides eating burgers from In-N-Out and mom’s