Burger & Lobster

On Saturday Albert and I wanted to celebrate his getting his bonus with lobster rolls and a boat ride on the Hudson.  Unfortunately, due to Summer Streets (where Park Avenue is closed to traffic on Saturdays in August), it took us half an hour in a cab to make it less than half way to…

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House of Lasagna

Anyplace called House of Lasagna has got my attention piqued.  I loooove lasagna.  It’s one of my favorite dishes to make and a sure favorite to eat.  The thing is, it’s usually an afterthought at Italian restaurants.  The focus is always on the penne or the chicken parm.  Strangely enough, even though this restaurant has…

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Zabb Elee

Leave it to us to go to Queens for a restaurant that’s right in our Manhattan backyard.  Zabb Elee might be just a random East Village Thai spot, but it’s one that people became obsessed with.  Not obsessed in the long line inducing way, but obsessed enough that they just opened a second location in…

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Irish Exit

In the Turtle Bay/Sutton Place area, the bars tend to look the same.  It’s Irish pubs/sports bars for days.  Naturally, a bar called Irish Exit fits in well.  What is surprising about this bar are the crazy specials they have every single night.  If you’re looking for something fun to do on a Tuesday, for instance, look…

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