Momofuku Noodle bar: Columbus Circle

Momofuku Noodle bar was high on my list of places that I wanted to check out on this last trip to New York. Friends of mine from the upper east side had been banging on about David Chang’s noodle bar in the east village for ages, so I knew we just had to go I…

Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine

Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine is on Pell Street in NY Chinatown, we found ourselves here looking for dumplings after we had found that our old favourite the Excellent Dumpling House had closed down. To be honest we had been wandering around for about half an hour just getting more and more hungry so we just…

Red Flame Diner: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage

  The Red Flame Diner on W 44th Street in New York is one of your classic old school diners. Described by Google as your “Basic diner serving sandwiches, salads & other straightforward fare from sunup to midnight.” Their own website says “Enjoy real, home-style and gourmet food at great prices” It was pretty near…

Friedman’s at Chelsea Market: The Beer and Burger Special

Friedman’s at Chelsea Market is one of several locations that they run around the city, but this one at the market is the original that opened in 2009. Apparently Friedman’s was named after the famous economist Milton Friedman who popularized the phrase, “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” That is a mantra…