Ampersand

A new restaurant recently opened in Savannah which means I had to check it out on my first night back at home.  I had no doubt it would be good because Ampersand is the latest venture from Brian Torres, the man behind Form and Form II Table (check those out on your next Savannah trip…

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Estela

My friend Wendy is a fabulous foodie who also knows her way around a kitchen.  If she says a restaurant is good, you can probably take her word for it.  I reached out to her for suggestions for Jen’s visit because Jen wanted to be sure to check out the hottest spot on the NYC…

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The Breslin

I was a big fan of The Spotted Pig so I walked into The Breslin expecting a good meal.  A good meal is just what I got.  Don’t you just hate when things turn out just as you’d hoped? I liked the vibe from the moment I walked inside.  Even though it’s located in the…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Since we went out on Friday night and were waking up very early (7:30 AM) on Sunday to start watching/celebrating the half marathon, Albert and I decided to make Saturday night date night.  We lined up some quality tv programming and I cooked a meal.  Albert can be tough to cook for.  I wouldn’t exactly call him…

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Parker & Quinn

When I realized my parents would be staying right by Albert’s new office, I thought it would be a great opportunity to check out the bar/restaurant he discovered during his first week on the job.  Parker and Quinn is a gastropub which basically means it’s elevated bar food with fancier drinks.  The vibe is a…

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Craft

The mushrooms!  Oh, the mushrooms!  That’s all I have heard for years as people have told me time and again how great Craft is.  I think people are just so delighted that a restaurant known for meat prepares a vegetarian dish so well.  I agree, the mushrooms were delicious, as were the simply roasted butterball…

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The Corner

I took my weekend getaway to Philly as an opportunity to catch up with an old friend.  Brooke and I haven’t really seen each other in a few years, but after living in a sorority house together you kinda bond with a chick.  We decided to meet for dinner which of course really just means…

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Knickerbocker’s

Instead of really doing anything for Valentine’s Day, Albert and I made plans to go out on the 15th with a couple of friends.  It’s pretty much what we would do on a regular Saturday night, but being Valentine’s weekend gave us the excuse to indulge a bit.  Also, going out on the 15th instead…

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Ichabod’s

Ichabod’s is small, but size doesn’t always matter.  Not when a bottomless brunch is offered, at least.  Just $15 gets you two hours of mimosas or bloodies, which go great with the country breakfast (two eggs, potatoes, and bacon or sausage).  The food was solid, the vibe intimate, and the location just off Union Square…

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Delicatessen

I think of Delicatessen as one of those beautiful people restaurants.  Maybe it’s because there are lots of fancy stores in SoHo.  Maybe it’s because the restaurant is so crisp and white.  At 28 years old I should not be so easily intimidated.  There was nothing scary about the restaurant and I was pretty enough…

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