Marea

Marea is a bucket list restaurant for me. I have always been a fan of Chef Michael White’s pasta and after multiple visits to Osteria Morini, I was finally given the chance to have dinner at Morini’s sister restaurant, Marea. Marea, unlike many other Italian restaurants, specializes in the coastal cuisine of Italy, primarily seafood….

Gramercy Tavern [1]

Gramercy Tavern has a rich legacy. Its empowering exposed wooden beams and cherry-blossom filled pavilion sets the stage for a transcendent experience. It is famed for its attention to detail, but more importantly, its ability to provide a progressive, haute American cuisine that is showcased in its affordable seasonal tasting menus. The first course was…

The Modern [2]

It is good to be back. I know that I would be landing in New York City on my birthday. With a little forward planning, I was able to secure a table at one of New York’s best restaurant. This was not my first time. I had lunch at The Modern only a few months…

Osteria Morini [1]

Nothing beats Italian foods on a cold rainy day. This was not my first time to Morini. I have been here plenty of times and it is, by far, one of my favorite Italian restaurants in the city. Having landed in New York after spending a month abroad, I know that I crave something that…

The Modern [1]

My decision to come to The Modern was purely coincidental. A surprise 24 hours in New York City gave me a chance to explore the culinary capital of America. Browsing through Opentable, I happened to stumble upon an open lunch reservation at The Modern. Without a shred of hesitation, I jumped at it. Danny Meyer’s…

Babbo Ristorante Enoteca [1]

I’ve always wanted to try out what Mario Batali has to offer. Back when I was young, I would always see Batali battled it out on Iron Chef. For a while, it was super difficult to get a reservation at For a while, it was super difficult to get a reservation at his flagship restaurant,…

Eleven Madison Park [1]

I am very lucky. When Eleven Madison Park was the recipient of the “World Best Restaurant” title for 2017, they were booked out for the following months. I was lucky enough to avoid the mad rush for reservation. I had my dinner on November 23rd, 2016, only a few months before their rise to fame….