Chiko

What a fun meal! I had dinner at Chiko with my girlfriend Ruth on 8-9-2017. The restaurant is fast casual (read: order at the counter, seat yourself) but they actually do a tasting menu as well! Love the bold colors and design. Speaking of design how awesome are these neon signs? They also had the […]

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Kapnos

I had brunch at Kapnos with my little lady on 8-5-2017. It was a nice meal and very kid friendly. I definitely want to go back for dinner though since I don’t feel like I got to experience everything they have to offer. Atmosphere: 3 out of 5 Food & Drink: 3 out of 5 […]

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Birds Eye Sandwiches*

Birds Eye Sandwiches isn’t technically in the Michelin Guide except it’s part of Doi Moi, which is, so I’m writing about it anyway. I’ve been here a few times and most recently had an awesome lunch on 8-4-2017. Basil Tea Punch (cachaça, basil, lemongrass, citrus, ginger). This was out of control good. It’s so perfectly […]

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Maketto

I had dinner at Maketto on 7-27-2017. I wasn’t really sure what to expect since it’s a restaurant attached to a retail shop. And while it looked sort of hisptery there was nothing pretentious or scene-y about it. The vibe was really chill and the food was outstanding! Atmosphere: 4 out of 5 Food & […]

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Lupo Verde

I had dinner at Lupo Verde with coworkers on 7-24-2017. This has been on my list for a while and I’m so glad to have finally gone! I don’t seem to eat Italian that often and sometimes you just need some pasta in your life. This certainly did the trick and they have so many […]

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minibar by José Andrés

This is the story of one of the most exciting nights of my life. On 7-14-2017 I was supposed to board a flight to Lisbon for a week in Portugal for work. Unfortunately my flight was canceled and I was devastated because I would be missing my birthday dinner at 100 Maneiras in Lisbon. That’s […]

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Best of Westfield and Chautauqua

Westfield, NY is a tiny town on the shores of Lake Erie. Oddly enough you may find yourself there someday as it’s about 10 minutes from Chautauqua Institution, a popular summer resort founded in 1874. It’s due to that proximity that you find things like gourmet restaurants and cheese shops in seemingly the middle of […]

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