Sotto 13 and Gansevoort Market

Brunch, Food, Manhattan

For 4th of July weekend, Michael and I had a mini-staycation involving a very hot and exhausting trip to Jones beach, quite a few restaurants, and a lot of love for NYC. It wasn’t a perfect staycation. The weather was…

Maharlika: Lower East Side, NY

Brunch, Food, Manhattan, Restaurants

To be honest, I have never been completely satisfied with any of the Filipino restaurants that I’ve been to in NYC. Most have a good selection of dishes that are “pwede na” (translation: good enough), but there’s usually nothing that’s…

Mesa Grill

Brunch, Food, Manhattan, Restaurants

I think the best brunch meal I’ve ever had was at Mesa Grill in Las Vegas. So when Mike suggested having a belated birthday brunch somewhere my thoughts immediately turned to the original Mesa Grill right here in NYC. We…