A Salt and Battery – Excellent Fish and Chips in the West Village

A Salt and Battery on Greenwich Avenue in Manhattan NYC serve my favourite Fish and Chips in the USA. I first wrote about this place in 2011 when I was a expat living in Chicago hunting for foods from back home (read about that on one of my first blogs The Chicago El Stop Food Hunt Project) , back…

Yum Yum Too in Hells Kitchen, Cocktails and Thai Food

  Yum Yum Too is tucked away right at the end of Restaurant Row in Hells Kitchen. It is, or rather was, one of three Thai restaurants in the area, Yum Yum , Yum Yum Too, and Yum Yum Three?  Last time I visited Yum Yum 3 was on the other side of the road, but that now seems…

Big Daddy’s Diner – Another Day, Another NYC Breakfast

Big Daddy’s Diner on the upper west side of Manhattan is one of those diners with a big shiny sign that is hard to avoid. I kind of knew that I was going to be selling myself out a little bit when we walked though the doors, but I chose to rise above that and just roll with…

Manhattan Diner – Time for breakfast?

The Manhattan Diner located on the upper west side in Manhattan at 95th St and Broadway pretty close to the subway station at 96th Street. This was one place that we eat at quite a lot when we are in New York as it is pretty close to our hotel of choice (The Belnord), it is very reasonable price…

Katz’s Deli and The Pastrami and Rye of my Dreams

Katz’s Deli is a New York Institution and almost untouchable when one thinks of getting a ‘pastrami on rye’. When we finally made it here to sample one of their sandwiches I was kind of awestruck, it is like a mecca, a beacon of shining meat light, and so iconic in mine and many other’s…

Breakfast at Penn Station NYC

Some of my most loved breakfasts in New York have been a relatively simple affair with just a simple Egg Breakfast Sandwich. This particular breakfast spot is at Penn Station at 34th Street in the concourse running between the ACE and the 123 subways and where you get the LIRR and the Trains from to all over the country….