The Taco Truck - Mobile Mexican Comes to Hoboken
On most nights, Pete and I will walk home together after work from the PATH to our apartments in Southwest Hoboken. On one chilly evening, we caught a glimpse of an orange truck driving towards the riverfront, with “Tacos Straight From the Truck” written in bright white lettering on the side. Sadly, it drove so fast that I wasn’t able a chance to catch the name. My...
A Halloween Birthday Dinner and Cake in East...
Belated, but not forgotten: everyone loves going out for their birthday dinner. My sister’s falls on Halloween, and one week later we were off in search of a meal fit for a king … or a small 11-year-old girl. Her first choice, Chili’s, seemed packed with its usual Saturday night dinner crowd. I suggested Sandy’s Luncheonette, a local greasy spoon in the greater East...
Banh Mi So Hungry!
One thing about my dad, he’s a giver, even on his birthday. We assembled in his apartment, awaiting to depart for dinner, and he presents us with a bag of the best un-birthday gifts ever: foot-long sandwiches from Banh Mi Saigon Bakery. I haven’t had one of these in months, and hope to never make that mistake again! Sitting on the border between Chinatown and the Lower East Side,...
Eat 'N Tweet Contest Footage from Vendr TV in...
At the heels of This Is Why You’re Fat’s book tour came the Eat ‘N Tweet competition, which featured the gluttonous creations from six of New York’s beloved mobile vendors. Dan Delaney of Vendr TV visited each and showcased the mouth-watering dishes in this week’s episode: I’ve frequented two of the six trucks: Wafels and Dinges and Cravings Truck. ...
Comments Greatly Appreciated! →
Due to overwhelming demand for a change in layout (*cough Matt *ahem Jacki), I’ve made it more “navigation” friendly. At least I think I did. In either case, I was also able to add commenting functionality to my posts. You can trash talk or ego stroke via Facebook Connect, Twitter, or Disqus. Any and all words are returned with a sincere thank you for your time and interest...
Fox Broadcasting to Ruin Yet Another Gordon Ramsey...
Home to such brilliant television programming as “So You Think You Can Dance”, and “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader”, Fox is slated to air a third food show which is co-produced and features the culinary world’s sweetheart, Gordon Ramsey. “Master Chef” showcases amateur, wanna-be cooks, competiting to become the next big chef. The show’s been a...
The Do's and Don'ts of Restaurant Staffers →
Here’s the first 50 of a total 100 of basic, yet crucial, tenets when working as a server in a restaurant. From Ruby Tuesdays to Ruby Foos, very important guidelines to follow.
Five Guys in Brooklyn is Burger Art →
It must be nice to work for the New York Times, at least when it comes to ordering a cheeseburger from Five Guys.
Food 101: The Grandma Slice of Pizza Italia
I am unveiling for the first time, a real life, topical post of this blog: Food 101. This section is VITAL to my food exploration, as it’s my vessel to furthering greater culinary knowledge and expertise. It also makes this blog look more than just a photo dump. Today’s lunch came in the form of (arguably) everyone’s favorite food: pizza. Matt and I headed down to Stone...
7 Food Hacks to Stay Alert Without Caffeine →
Today I’m FIGHTING fatigue and droopy-eye syndrome really bad, even after my morning coffee. These tips look practical, easy, and sound healthy to follow. Though, I pretty much screwed the pooch by eating a big bacon, egg, and cheese sangwich from Champs (I bring these things on myself). I can still make up for it this afternoon by swapping vending machine snacks with some granola or...