Hide-Chan Ramen – More Pork Fat Than You Can Poke a Chopstick at!

One food the Bogan and I can usually always agree on is ramen. I’ve never known the Bogan turn down a big bowl of salty, hot noodles – especially on a cold or rainy evening. New York is home to a few decent ramen houses, too. The first one we became addicted too was Noodle … Continue reading

Brooklyn Bowl Fried Chicken

I’m new to the whole ‘gourmet’ Fried Chicken obsession that is exists in New York, in fact I’m new to fried chicken in general! As an Aussie, fried chicken to me is Kentucky Fried Chicken, AKA: KFC – a fast-food chain that exists in suburban car parks and food halls and somewhere I’ve never felt … Continue reading

Little Italy, Big Pleasures

Much like Chinatown, New York’s Little Italy is dangerous – there’s so much delicious and exotic food you want to eat/buy everything! In Little Italy everywhere you turn there are gigantic bowls or perfectly tousled pasta, happy faces splashed with tomato sauce, delicious pizzas only half eaten and carafes of wine strewn across tables. Everywhere … Continue reading

Yerba Buena Perry – Latin American Cuisine

I was excited to see that Yerba Buena Perry was taking part in New York Restaurant Week – I had visited it once before and had one of the most amazing meals of my time so far in New York. The flavors were fresh, unique and truly jumped of the plate, so a return trip … Continue reading

Cobb loaf – AKA Spinach Dip

This retro dip is seriously addictive but perfect for summer rooftop BBQ’s! Cobb Loaf or Spinach Dip Ingredients: 1 large cob loaf 2 x 250g packets of frozen spinach 30g packet of French onion soup 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup light sour cream 4 spring onions 1 x 190g can water chestnuts, sliced Method: Hollow … Continue reading

Magnolia Bakery – New York for “cupcake”

Magnolia Bakery is without question New York’s most famous cupcake bakery due to it’s cameo appearance in Sex In The City. This quaint little cookchop on Bleeker St (and other New York locations) will often have a line wrapping out the door and around the corner as tourists and cupcake fanatics queue up to buy … Continue reading

New York’s Best Burger – Corner Bistro

You don’t go to Corner Bistro for smiling service (I’m not sure if the bar men or wait staff have ever heard a joke in their lives) or a serene atmosphere, you go for the $6.50 Corner Bistro burger… arguably the best burger in New York City. It is basically 1 big, fat meat patty … Continue reading

Life Changing Desert at Co. – Strawnoffee Pie

Co. is best known for their pizza’s, which are delicious, but may I introduce you to another side of Co. which after your meal (and a full belly) you may not have met before; that is, desert. There is occasionally an evening when the Bogan and I will enjoy a nice meal at home and … Continue reading

New York’s best Pulled Pork Roll – Mooncake Foods

The first time we tried Mooncake Foods we were on a strict time schedule, we had to be in and out in 30mins to make our show at Upright Citizens Brigade… we made it with 5 mins to spare! For the Bogan and I, Mooncake is our local and is conveniently located up the street. … Continue reading

Antipasto Platter from Chelsea Market

I saw Eat Pray Love at the cinema and was taken back to my time traveling through Italy last year and all the delicious food i ate. Needless to say, i ended up at Chelsea Market the next day buying food for an antipasto platter – i documented it in photo’s below; topped off with … Continue reading