the meatball shop

I blame this place for the meatball obsession that has spread across the city like wildfire. Often imitated, not quite ever duplicated. The Meatball Shop is still holding it down as my number one. Something so inexplicably satisfying about bite-sized morsels of deliciousness. Meatballs... mini cupcakes... macarons... what's next?

read more about on my yelp review here!

summer whites

Summer Sundays in Brooklyn wearing summer shades and tasting local whites at Brooklyn Oenology.


bedford and grove

I grew up thinking this corner was one of the most magical places in New York. The food Joey Campanaro's crew is serving out every night at Little Owl does my little heart justice.

read more about on my yelp review here!


black market fridays

BLK MKT Old Fashioned with five-spicy brown sugar, punt y mes, rye whiskey, applejack, and aromatic bitters

BLK MKT Negroni with plymouth gin, campari, carpano antica formula sweet vermouth, champagne float

Russian Roulette with agave nectar, fresh lime, vodka, ginger beer, and old men papaya bitters

The Green Door fresh lemon, honey, mint, and gin

TGI-friggin F. it's time for happy hour. meet me on 7th and A.


barbuto pollo e patate

pollo al forno: chicken with salsa verde

patate: potatoes, pecorino, and rosemary

You know when you see the same thing on every table, you're ordering the right thing. Barbuto's pollo al forno and crispy potatoes with pecorino is a duo made where life is good.

every day art

everyday ordinary with you can be extraordinary.