Starbucks Roastery Wednesday, 4:oo p.m. 1124 Pike St, Seattle, is not to be underestimated. The corporate presence is like a burnt caramel aftertaste, one that sticks to your tongue despite the irresistible, apron-wearing hipsters who have been exclusively employed to serve customers with Apple-like efficiency. The coffee bar is fully equipped with beakers that bubble over a flame, and cold-brew… Read More Sleepless in Seattle: Top 3 Coffee Shops in the City
Scenes from my childhood bedroom: an old cowboy hat tacked onto the wall. The white wooden bookshelf and dresser – “rustic” and “distressed” are words my mother would use to describe them – overflowing with books, model horses and blue ribbons won in riding competitions. This darling blue French toile. So I feel right at home at Sissy’s… Read More Meanwhile in Texas: Sissy’s Southern Kitchen Review
After a very, let’s call it efficient run through Central Park, I was starved when I arrived at Seva, a cozy Indian restaurant on 30th Ave in Astoria, Queens. It was a night when I knew I was going to do my best food reporting work. I made a quick point and shoot decision while looking at the menu… Read More Blind Taste Test at Seva Indian Cuisine
Dallas has one of the best food scenes in the country, and the Lower Greenville urban pocket is one of the most diverse and tightly populated restaurant hoods. Whether it’s French pastries or Indian curries or the best craft beer in Texas you’re searching for, it’s probably hanging out on this street. Sundown at Granada Give me a… Read More Dallas: Lower Greenville
Tucked along Greenville Avenue in Dallas is a humble abode with colorful facade of faded blue, white and red paint and curlicue-lettered windows. There’s a sign towering above it that reads, in all capital letters, “Kostas Cafe.” Inside, the dining room is cozy and warmly lit. The walls are covered in memorabilia and artwork from Greece. The… Read More At the Chef’s Table at Kostas Cafe
The menu at Chicken Scratch in Oak Cliff basically revolves around one brilliantly simple concept: chicken, with an emphasis on fried.
Step out of the cab onto the sidewalk in front of The Standard Grill, located in NYC’s hip Meat Packing District, and feel the vibe. The stylish upscale dining room, adorned with penny-inlaid floors, was already buzzing with excitement at 6:30 p.m. Waiters in vests and plaid ties carried out artfully arranged plates of food… Read More The Standard Grill Sets the Standard