All The Things I Eat





Eating at Kopitiam: I Had a Casual Afternoon Lunch at One of the City’s Hottest Cafes

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Thursday, October 13th, 2022 | 108 views

half boiled egg from kopitiam with beautiful runny yoke

I don’t often have a chance to eat lunch during the week. Back when people still went to midtown, I might get out to lunch a few times a year. There’s nothing as decadent as eating lunch on a random Wednesday afternoon when most normal people are at work. But it’s also a great time to accidentally find yourself at one of the hottest restaurants in the city.

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Laser Wolf Is Good

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Monday, October 3rd, 2022 | 211 views

the sign for Laser Wolf restaurant outside the elevators at the entrance

Our child’s daycare celebrated Rosh Hashanah this year with a two-day closure so we did the only sensible thing: we shipped our 18-month-old to New Jersey for an overnight and made dinner reservations.

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Fried Dough from the Portuguese Bakery in Provincetown

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 | 464 views

Portuguese Fry Bread from Provincetown's Portuguese Bakery

The big, puffy fried dough had long been a staple of Provincetown’s Portuguese Bakery, but with the pandemic in 2020 and new owners taking control of the shop in 2021, several years had passed since I had the delicious treat. That all changed over Memorial Day weekend this year.

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Korean-Style Kimchi From The Farmer’s Market

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Friday, June 17th, 2022 | 455 views

Kimchi from Kimchi Kooks in McGolrick park at the farmers market comes in neat little glass jars which have also been useful for food storage

The farmers market in McGolrick Park had a new vendor: Kimchi Kooks. The shop offered more than the usual cabbage kimchi, so I obviously had to sample some.

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Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American

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Monday, April 4th, 2022 | 54 views

Red Sauce How Italian food Became American, the red cover features a chef holding a plate of spaghetti

A few years back I was eating dinner with my wife at Trattoria Spaghetto, a red sauce joint in the West Village of Manhattan. The restaurant had been around since the 1980s.

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