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Blue Hill, NYC

Blue Hill Chef: Dan Barber Cuisine: American Nouveau Price: Appetizers $15-20, Mains $30-40, tasting menu also available Phone: 212-539-1776 Address: 75 Washington Place, NY, NY 10011 Hours: Mon-Sat 5pm – 11pm, Sun 5pm-10pm I already wrote extensively about Dan Barber’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns, so I will not repeat myself here. The New York … Continue reading

Zucchini and Almonds

One lazy afternoon, I spent hours trolling food blogs and recipe sites and discovered smittenkitchen.com. It is a treasure trove of recipes, ideas, and food porn photography. One recipe that got my attention in particular was this sauté of zucchini and almonds, which is also labeled “best side dish ever”. The idea for the side … Continue reading

Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon

I know Jen and I often talk about making easy meals and simple recipes. Other times we obviously take days to marinade, brine, experiment, etc. In the realm of quick and easy, this recipe rules all. Honestly this filet mignon, paired with Zucchini and Almonds is the epitomy of fast cooking and deliciousness. The meat … Continue reading

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

Nutella Swirl Bundt Cake

Tomorrow is Food Comas’ birthday! In honor of our 2nd year of fun food recipes and dining reviews, I decided to bake this awesome cake that involves some of my favorite ingredients: vanilla, sugar and nutella! My roommate and I have two big jars of nutella just sitting there waiting to be eaten, so I … Continue reading

Roasted Vegetable Salad

I was introduced to this simple, savory salad at my Knife Skills class at the Institute of Culinary Education located in Flatiron in NYC. I had always wanted to take some technique classes (rather than just learning recipes) and these two courses taught by Brendan McDermott came highly recommended. Knife Skills 1 is all about … 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

Moroccan Kefta in a Turmeric Tomato Sauce

I talked about koftas / keftas a decent amount in my last post so I won’t blab again.  I had made a batch of Baked Moroccan Keftas and decided to use them to recreate a lovely brunch dish I had tried at Cafe Gitane: Spicy organic meatballs in turmeric tomato sauce with boiled egg, cucumber-yogurt … Continue reading

Baked Moroccan Kefta

I can’t really recall why I was so fixated on making kefta but it was all I could think about cooking for weeks. And the same week I make my first keftas, FrugalFeeding makes a scrumptious looking Beef Kofta Curry. It was a culinary sign! Originating from Middle Eastern and South Asian cuisines, koftas (or … Continue reading

Yakitori Totto, NYC

Yakitori Totto Cuisine: Japanese, Yakitori Neighborhood: Midtown West Price: $60-80 per person including drinks, tax, tip Address: 251 West 55th Street 2nd Fl, NYC 10019 Phone: (212) 245-4555 Hours: Lunch: Mon – Fri 11:30am – 2:00pm Dinner: Mon – Thu 5:30pm – 12am // Fri – Sat 5:30pm – 1:00am // Sun & Holidays 5:30pm … Continue reading