Last weekend a bunch of us checked out Brooklyn Crab in Red Hook. Since their website said they open at 4pm, I thought it be best if we hang out in Red Hook earlier so we can just pop over once it was 4pm. So Matt, Phae and I met up at Brooklyn Ice House
There seems to be more hate (Yelp, Eater) for the newly opened Brooklyn Crab in Red Hook than love. While I think the idea is great, I’m quite sad that it is in Red Hook. I see Red Hook as the ball field food vendors, the more intimate restaurants like Kevin’s and the elusive Philly
We are so used to seeing Gordon Ramasy screaming at people but what I love about his show, Kitchen Nightmares, is that he gets to show his soft side (well you do also see him yell at people). He tries his best to solve problems for the restaurant and at most times solve family problems.
One of the great things about shooting the Blondie and Brownie cookbook is the chance to meet all the street food vendors they’re writing about. Some of the trucks I’ve been to many times and finally get to tell them “Thank you” for having such awesome food. While some I’ve never been but have heard
No Name Bar in Greenpoint is one of those rare bars that I just really liked after one visit. Happy hour drinks till 8pm, cool crowd, cool bartenders, backyard, locals only and most importantly the noodle bar downstairs. Last week I met up with Howard at Allswell for some happy hour food and then we
Vietnamese food and I go way back. My father and all of his siblings were born in Vietnam. Eventually my father moved to Hong Kong while most of his siblings moved to Los Angeles. When I moved to LA and had stayed with my aunt (my dad’s oldest sister) we occasionally would have family dinners
This past Saturday (perfect weather too!) our friends Wayne and Tracie previewed their taco menu for their hope-to-soon-open Tex-Mex taco place, Lonestar Taco. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon then hanging out with friends, eating tacos and drinking horchata?