Close up of the duck pate; I could have eaten a quart of this.

Lunch Time at Cockentrice!

Do you like mortadella, culatello, pate, and terrine; how about some awesome cheeses? If so, the slimmed down lunch menu at Cockentrice is the spot for you! Cockentrice opened for lunch a few weeks back, (mid April) and as long as you like bahn mi and charcuterie then you will have a blast…because as of last…

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Craftbar NYC

Want to try a taste of Tom Colicchio’s cooking without having to sacrifice your car payment (obviously he will not be doing the actual cooking)? If so Craftbar in Tribeca is a good way to get your feet wet, and you can actually get a decent reservation. I realize the Atlanta outpost didn’t fare so…

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Salami for the Privileged – Salumeri Rosi Parmacotto

Dining on homemade charcuterie and sipping fine wine while comfortably seated outside at a quaint neighborhood restaurant…sound good? If so the recently opened Salumeri Rosi Parmacotto on the swanky Upper West Side should be your new go to! Salumeri Rosi offers many homemade and imported meat options but also has a wonderful selection of cheeses,…

Tonkotsu ramen

Joli Kobe Kitchen – RAMEN!!!

Joli kitchen recently added savory components to it’s arsenal of top notch pastries with it’s addition of a Japanese chef. Its menu however is more eclectic than Japanese; there is the ubiquitous tonkotsu ramen and a soba noodle dish, but the likes of hanger steak, cured salmon and a charcuterie plate also share space. They…

The Publican – Meat-o-Rama

I had the pleasure of traveling to Chicago last week for a short (20 hours) trip and finally got to try Paul Kahan’s homage to meat, fish and beer: Publican. It’s located in the meat packing district of town, and unlike other cities they actually still pack meat there; you literally drive past small distribution…

Top FLR – Smorgasbord of Delights

It’s hard to nail down exactly what kind of restaurant Top FLR is… it’s definitely good, but it covers the globe in ingredients and technique, from French confit, to Italian tagliatelle, to kim chi and mac n cheese.  At first you would think this style of menu would be a little overzealous and hard to…