Arepas Cafe – Astoria, NY

March 29th, 2011. Arepas Cafe         Aaron insisted that I had to try Arepas.  There's this place called Arepas Cafe in Astoria that's known for it and he swore it was good last time he checked, so we went on a wild goose hunt looking for it!   When in Rome you drink what … Continue reading Arepas Cafe – Astoria, NY

Yerba Buena – LES

February 24th, 2011. Dessert at Yerba Buena LES After eating amazing baos I wandered into Yerba Buena looking for some dessert.  The whole staff insisted that I had to try the Panqueque: dulce de leche crepe, spiced pumpkin seeds and pistachio.  I have to say, I loved the sticky caramelly dulce de leche inside the slightly … Continue reading Yerba Buena – LES

Yerba Buena (LES)

February 10th, 2011.  Yerba Buena Feeds Me Good Food       Another trip out to Yerba Buena LES, this time to check out this oxtail stew I've been hearing about.   Tallarin Saltado: oxtail + noodles + scallions + piquillos + peas + quail egg         Now, generally, I'm no fan of runny … Continue reading Yerba Buena (LES)

Cobre – Nuevo Latin Cuisine

September 3rd, 2010. Cobre: Nuevo Latin Fusion         I'd been dreaming of coming to Cobre for a very long time.  I had heard rave reviews about the atmosphere as well as the food.  I salivated over other blog posts and vowed that one day I would finally go.         Of course, being me, I had … Continue reading Cobre – Nuevo Latin Cuisine