"The Buppie Foodie"


This hip, Chelsea, 24 hours, restaurant should be on every New Yorker’s short list of quality restaurants that are open 24 hours! Additionally, Cafeteria’s trendy & chic Chelsea location, is perfect for people watching on 7th Avenue when the weather is warm. The comfort food at Cafeteria is amazing with the portions and prices being standard […]

Stanton Social is a collaboration by one of New York’s hottest teams of restaurant creators, celebrity Chef/Owner Chris Santos and Tao Group owner Rich Wolf. This chic and sexy, three-level restaurant on the Lower East Side is the perfect brunch spot to impress a date or your out-of-town friends. It’s one of the spots I […]

Sanford’s is part of the Buppie Foodie’s list of the Best Brunch restaurants in Astoria. Sanford’s is a well-known diner/café, centrally located in Astoria. The menu has something for everyone, (Sandwiches, burgers, salads, and classic brunch options) and even though it’s technically a diner, the ambiance is modern, and chic. Overall, the food is fresh, […]

I started 2017 with brunch at one of my favorite Harlem spots, Chocolat Restaurant on Fredrick Douglas Blvd. Dubbed the “Ultimate Urban Power Brunch”, Chocolat’s brunch is moderately priced, tasty and bursting with African-American southern flavors.  You must try the red velvet pancakes, which are the perfect combination of sweet, fluffy and savory. You can  […]

Burger & Barrel Winepub a/k/a “B & B” is one of Chef Josh Capon’s Soho Restaurants, down the street from Lure Fishbar, Capon’s other restaurant in Soho that I absolutely love. With its central location, B&B is a sophisticated yet comfortable pit stop to enjoy drinks, lunch or dinner after shopping in Soho. Of course, […]

In case you didn’t know, (like me), Bed Stuy has a cozy wine bar located on Lewis Avenue, down the street from Peaches, which happens to be one of my favorite brunch spots in the area. Although this was my first visit,  the hip ambiance at Therapy Wine Bar makes it the perfect place to […]

Chinese entrepreneur, Zhiming Bai, had a plan – to open an upscale Chinese fast-food restaurant, in hopes of being competitive with New York burger institutions like Shack Shake To help with executing this bold mission, Uncle Sam’s Burger recruited Chef Sean Thomas, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, who brings his varied culinary experiences […]

Cove is a chic, black-owned lounge located in the bustling 125th and Lenox area of Harlem. Cove is perfect for enjoying some small plates and drinks after work and is one of my favorite happy hour picks in Harlem. Cove is a laid back, modern and comfortable. The lounge is perfect for small gatherings, especially in the […]

The Cecil is a hidden gem in Harlem, serving authentic and delicious Afro / Asian / American influenced dishes. Brunch and/or Dinner @ The Cecil is anything but boring and during brunch, there is even live music. The menu changes often, but currently The Cecil is offering intriguing items such Oxtail Dumplings and Suya Short Ribs. One glance […]