EN Japanese Brasserie

Back in July when Ken’s family came to visit, we dined at EN Japanese Brasserie in the west village. The restaurant features Japanese kaiseki-style dining (multiple courses, at EN Brasserie the dishes are made to share). The restaurant is known for many things, including their sake collection, their homemade tofu, and the expansive menu of […]


A while back, I received an email from Urbanspoon emailed me asking if I wanted to go to dinner at Morimoto with their new general manager. (A free meal at Morimoto? Sign me up!) I met up with the general manager as well as Yvo from Feisty Foodie. Since I’ve been to Morimoto before (see […]

Abe & Arthur’s New York

The Friday before we left for San Diego, we went out to dinner with Jason and Allison, Ken’s coworker and girlfriend. We went to Abe & Arthur’s in the meatpacking district because Allison really liked their dessert and we had a really good Gilt City voucher for steaks and sides so we figured it would […]

Del Posto

For New Years Eve’s eve, we had dinner at Del Posto. Actually, we booked the private cellar at Del Posto and had a cocktail hour, private dinner with wine pairings, and lots of fun conversation. Photos from the evening – Very ready to start eating: Serving Ken the pasta course: Sea bass: Ken’s filet: An […]

Pat LaFrieda Beef Butchering Class

Last week, I was lucky enough to take someone’s spot in a meat butchering class held by Pat LaFrieda at The Kitchen, NYC. Pat LaFrieda’s meat is really famous in the New York region and they supply lots of restaurants their beef, lamb and pork. If you’ve had the black label burger from Minetta Tavern, […]

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