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Vinegar Hill House, NYC

Vinegar Hill House Chef: Brian Leth Cuisine: American Nouveau Neighborhood: Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn Price: $25 per person for brunch Address: 72 Hudson Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone: 718-522-1018 Hours: Tue-Thu, 5:30pm-11pm; Fri-Sat, 5:30pm-11:30pm; Sun, 5:30pm-10:30pm; Mon, closed Advertisements

Happy 2nd Birthday Food Comas!

Happy Birthday to us — Food Comas turns 2 today! Blogging has been a very rewarding experience for all of us, and we just love being able to connect with family, friends, and strangers over a shared love for food. Our kitchen is our happy place; hours just fly when we are cooking, experimenting, and … Continue reading

Marc Forgione – Brunch, NYC

Marc Forgione Chef: Marc Forgione Cuisine: American Nouveau Neighborhood: Tribeca Price: $50 total per person for a brunch entrée and bottomless mimosas! Phone: 212-941-9401 Address: 134 Reade Street, NY, NY 10013 Brunch Hours: Sunday 11:30AM – 3:00PM Natalya already wrote about the dinner scene at Marc Forgione back in April 2011, but we have been several … Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! May 5th commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. In the US, this date is observed as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, which in present day loosely translates to people drinking a whole lot of tequila and cerveza. … Continue reading

Apiary, NYC

Apiary Chef: Scott Bryan Cuisine: American Neighborhood: East Village Price: $50-80 a person depending on drinks; $35 prix fixe available as well as a $65 5-course tasting menu or $80 7-course; no corkage fees Mondays Phone: 212-254-0888 Address: 60 Third Avenue, NY, NY 10003 Hours: Sun-Thurs 5:30pm-10pm; Frid-Sun 5:30pm-11pm One of my friends started raving … Continue reading

Taco Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Cilantro Lime Dressing

I stumbled across this recipe from deconstructingthehome a few months ago and was immediately infatuated. Chickpeas aren’t an ingredient I am used to stocking so the recipe photo link just sat there tantalizing me for weeks on my “Recipes to Try” Pinterest board. Finally, I came across a tower of chickpea cartons on sale at … Continue reading

ABC Kitchen, NYC

ABC Kitchen Chef & Owner: Jean-Georges Vongerichten Executive Chef: Dan Kluger Cuisine: American Nouveau, Local, Organic Neighborhood: Union Square, Flatiron Price: $30-50 total for brunch Address: 35 E 18th St., NYC 10003 Phone: (212) 475-5829 Hours: Dinner: Sun-Thur 5:30pm – 10:00pm // Fri-Sat: 5:30pm – 11:30pm Brunch: Sat-Sun 11am – 3:30 pm Lunch: Mon-Fri 12pm … Continue reading

Sweet Chili Glazed Meatloaf

“MA!  THE MEATLOAF!!” I had some leftover ground beef and was originally planning to make a beef version of the Meatball Shop’s Spicy Pork Meatballs; however, I realized I was out of tomatoes to make any kind of accompanying sauce.  I was way too lazy to run out and buy any missing ingredients so I rummaged through all … Continue reading

CO-OP Food & Drink, NYC

CO-OP Food & Drink Executive Chef: John Keller Sushi Chef: Stephen Wong Pastry Chef: Mame Sow Cuisine: American Nouveau, Sushi Neighborhood: LES Price: $50 per person (food, tax, tip) + extra for drinks Address: 107 Rivington St., NYC 10002 Phone:212-796-8040 Hours: Sun-Thu 5pm-2am; Fri-Sat 5pm-3am Former Nobu & Le Bernardin chef John Keller brings together … Continue reading

Lady Marmalade Chicken Salad

I saw this recipe in the Food Network Magazine and had immediately wanted to try it; the idea of roasting a chicken in an orange marmalade sounded delicious!  The chicken is then tossed into a salad of green apples, red grapes, shallots, Greek yogurt, cashews, and a bit of curry and cumin seasoning.  This combination … Continue reading