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 NYC.

(Last Updated April 17, 2017)

Bob Dylan’s former Harlem home at 265 West 139th Street has recently hit the Market. The list price is $3.689 million.

According to Curbed, Dylan lived here for 14 years before selling to the current owners/sellers. The home was built in 1920 and has been landmarked by the city. The four-story home contains five bedrooms and a beautiful preserved oak woodwork throughout.  It also features outdoor entertaining area and private parking.

The home was designed by Stanford White of the firm McKim Mead & White.

Check out some pictures from the listing below. [via Cocoran]

Join Panla A Taste of Africa, Chef Michael Elegbede and some of the Top 10 African Restaurants in NYC on Tuesday September 1st for a mouth-watering evening at Le Souk Restaurant & Lounge. Food lovers, World Travelers and more will get a chance to experience a 7 course tasting dinner with wine pairing by Nigerian chef Michael Elegbede and  buffet style dinner with dishes from some of the top chefs and African restaurants in NYC as seen on – including Le Souk, Buka, Madiba, Farafina Café and Lounge and more.

Afrobeats music, networking and dancing. This will also be a great networking opportunity to mingle with a global, cultured and professional crowd.

Your purchase of tasting dinner also comes with a free buffet style dinner – you can either give your  buffet style dinner ticket to a friend or pack your food to go.

The event will feature music by DJ SM and DJ Universe bringing some of the best of African music and World Music. Guest will be given a chance to win complimentary goodies.

Part of the proceeds of this event will benefit GC4W  – when you buy your tickets today part of the proceeds will go to support the Global Connections for Women Foundation’s (GC4W) New School Development Project for the Disabled Girls in Karamajiji, Abuja, Nigeria.

More information/tickets here.


Yes, we at The Buppie Foodie love, love, love pasta! . And while tourist near and far are always scouring NYC for the best Pizza, we find that we’re always looking for the best pasta. Scroll through to check out our picks for our favorite pasta in NYC.  The list will definitely surprise you because most of the dishes are not from Italian restaurants. Enjoy -TBF


Hey NYC, from April 11-17, 2016 participating restaurants will be offering a limited edition Songkran Menu to help you celebrate Thai culture and get in the mood for the Thai New Year. Join in the conversation by using #ThaiRestaurantWeek when you dine at one of these amazing places. Room Service, Qi and Spice are among some of the participating restaurants.

More information can be found here.


Whether you are a tried-and-true New Yorker or just love everything about the spectacular one-of-a-kind city that never sleeps, Spring Taste NYC is one event you just can’t miss! Savor all the delicacies of our city – presented by more than 60 restaurants and eateries, breweries and distilleries and decadent dessert spots — during one glorious Friday evening, May 13, 2016, at the breathtaking Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

This phenomenal event brings together the city’s epicurean talents in a way that’s never been done before. Snack and sway to the music as you sample all that the NYC culinary scene has to offer. Complementing the culinary delights will be plenty of live music to add to the festivities. Spring Taste NYC is more than a tasting event; it’s a party! And, you’re invited.

More information here.


Where: 345 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010 (Flatiron)

Why: This California inspired restaurant by the chef, Justin Smillie, goes back to the roots of California cuisine, blending Italian fares with creative American bites, along with an extensive, worldly wine list (500+), upland is surely worth a visit.

Named one of Jetsetter’s Hottest Tables in NYC and one of the New York Times’ top restaurants of 2015, Upland happens to be one of my favorite NYC restaurants and is still one of the hardest reservations to snag in NYC. (During my last visit it took me three weeks). Everything on the menu is simply delicious and in my opinion worth a try. Even ordering what may seem like “ordinary” chicken transforms into something succulent at Upland. Seriously, I’m not playing, even the complimentary Bread is delicious.



Estrella (chicken liver, sherry, rosemary + sage)

Estrella (chicken liver, sherry, rosemary + sage)


Crispy duck wings lemon, olive oil + yuzu kosho

Crispy duck wings (with lemon, olive oil + yuzu kosho)


Smoked salmon pizza cloumage, sunflower sprouts + caper berries or the sausage + kale pizza young pecorino, stracciatella + parmigiano

Smoked salmon pizza cloumage, sunflower sprouts + caper berries or the sausage + kale pizza young pecorino, stracciatella + parmigiano Photo via Facebook


Upland cheeseburger grass fed beef, american cheese, peppadew peppers + avocado

Upland cheeseburger grass fed beef, american cheese, peppadew peppers + avocado Photo via Facebook

Last but not least, don’t forget your


Try the Broccoli Rabe ‘nduja, crispy parmigiano + breadcrumbs (not pictured) or the
Blistered Shishito Peppers (pictured below)

blistered shishito peppers

blistered shishito peppers

Wine Riot is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines. With two parts education and one part revolution, Wine Riot has reinvented “wine tasting” for the thirsty and curious. Grab a glass and hit the floor — it’s you unleashed against 250 wines from across the globe. Travel the world of wine all under one roof and tackle things you’ve never tried before.

DJ, photo booth, temporary tattoos, and a few thousand of your closest friends.

There’s also a Wine Riot app that tracks your favorite wines and shows you where to buy them later.

Purchase tickets for Wine Riot here.