FOODIE EXPERIENCE: A MICHELIN-STARRED LUNCH

My New York itinerary was very much fluid and tentative except for two musts that I have pre-booked waaay in advance – Wicked and a meal from a Michelin-starred restaurant. For a Michelin-virgin, this was a bit tricky because a) there’s so many options to choose from, b) I have my finances to consider, and c) I wanted it to be…

WHERE TO EAT IN BROOKLYN

When Waris Dirie said that “Brooklyn’s good. Brooklyn’s funky. Brooklyn’s happening.“ I think she may as well have been talking about the food. After all, it would be a travesty to serve this hip neighborhood with unimaginative, lackluster food. Stereotypically known to be the home of creatives and various ethnic groups, this borough oozes with that…

COASTAL ITALIAN BRUNCH AT SANTINA

Nestled across the High Line’s Gansevoort entrance is Major Food Group’s latest baby, Santina. My knowledge in restaurateurs is pretty much limited to Joe Bastianich (thanks, Master Chef!), but my aunt was quick to fill the gaps. MFG is composed of NYC’s culinary cool kids Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznick – the same…