Ovelia is a modern Greek eatery on 30th Avenue in Astoria. The restaurant has a cool bar/lounge vibe, which attracts a younger Greek/American crowd. When the weather is good, this is the perfect spot to sit outside and “people watch” in Astoria. The Brunch menu is extensive, which notably includes a plethora of creative vegetarian […]
Scrolling through Instagram over the weekend, I ran across some delicious looking malted Praline pancakes that I just had to try. I found out that the pancakes were from “Sunday in Brooklyn“, a popular, three-story American restaurant by Atera alum Jaime Young Since the hipster brunch spot is popular on the weekends, there was well over a […]
I’m actually ashamed to admit that it took me this long to check out BLVD Bistro in Harlem. I’ve heard so many great things about the restaurant, all of which I have now confirmed are true. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that BLVD may be one of the best brunch […]
Scroll through to check out the best restaurants in Harlem for Brunch this weekend (or next).
One of my favorite brunch combinations happens to be Chicken & Waffles. It is my theory that if a restaurant pays homage to this southern brunch favorite, then other deliciousness is sure to follow. Can you just smell the Mac & Cheese, Homemade Biscuits and Cheesy Grits? Scroll through to find the best Chicken & Waffles in […]
Last week, I checked out Wagamama, a London-based Japanese Chain Restaurant, with its first New York City location in Flatiron. The 200-seat restaurant, located near Madison Square Park, is trendy and fun, with a beautifully designed interior. Supposedly inspired by Ramen parlors in London, the menu at Wagamama offers extensive Ramen options along with a combination of […]
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Last week, I popped into Glady’s, a Caribbean restaurant in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Glady’s has been on my brunch radar for quite some time, so I was excited that I finally got a chance to stop by and have a bite. This cute “Caribbean meets Brooklyn” restaurant did not disappoint. The brunch menu is […]
Last week, for a friend’s birthday, we decided to check out Angel of Harlem, a cute American restaurant with Latin and Caribbean influences, in Harlem. By word of mouth, I heard that the restaurant served a delicious and “lit” brunch, which after my experience last week, I can vouch, is accurate. For starters, the food was fantastic, […]
What’s Poke? Poke, pronounced poh-kay, is a traditional Hawaiian fish salad that’s available everywhere on the islands, even at gas stations. The raw fish is typically marinated in a Asian sauce such as soy sauce and sesame oil. Where Do I get Poke in NYC? New York City has officially gone Poke!!! Being that Poke is […]