Category: New York

Midtown, NYC: Vander Bar

During my most recent trip to NYC, I stayed in The Roosevelt Hotel and was completely blown away by the breakfast so of course I jumped when I had a chance to try one of the restaurants on their property, Vander Bar. Midtown has a large business population, so the […]


Syosset, NY: Arata

Whenever I visit my parents on Long Island, we make sure to grab some sushi. It’s a family and we love sharing a few different rolls. I really only eat tuna and salmon, the rest of my immediate family is the same way so there’s no feeling guilty […]


Woodbury, NY: Gabby’s Bagels

When I’m home, I always make it a point to stop at Gabby’s Bagels in Woodbury (despite the horribly slow service.) And that’s really saying something because when I say the service is slow, I mean slow. Don’t expect a visit to take less than 20 minutes, regardless of what […]

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Syosset, NY: Kado

Sushi is one of those items that its either really fresh and delicious, or horrible and can make you terribly sick. Fortunately, at Kado in Syosset, the fish is fresh and the rolls are delicious. On a recent trip home my parents asked me where I wanted to go […]