Eating At Hill Country Barbecue Market: A Little Texas In New York

By on Tuesday, September 5th, 2023 at 8:07 am

pickles, brisket, chicken and sausage, ribs

I met up with an former roommate at Hill Country Barbecue Market and feasted on meats.

Eating At Rolo’s: the Archetype of Contemporary Dining Done Right

By on Monday, August 28th, 2023 at 8:24 am

Rolo's place setting

I’ve been to Rolo’s a few times every couple of months and each time I mean to write up the experience. The food is good, but also slightly different each time I visit, making it all the more interesting.

Eating At Milu: Upscale, Fast Casual Chinese Cuisine

By on Monday, August 14th, 2023 at 8:09 pm

Mandarin Duck and cucumber salad from Milu

It was my wife’s birthday. We decided to have lunch at a new Chinese restaurant.

Eating At QXY Dumplings: Chicago’s Hip Dumpling Shop Has Soupy Delights

By on Wednesday, July 19th, 2023 at 3:33 am

the menu from Qing Xiang Yuan

On our second night in Chicago, the wildfire smoke had started overtaking the city. The rich haze had turned everything pale orange and halos formed around the street lights. We headed out to Chinatown to eat some dumplings.

Eating at Chiang Mai Diner: Modern Thai Food in a Pretty Restaurant Plays Things Safe

By on Thursday, June 15th, 2023 at 4:28 pm

Menu at Chiang Mai

Brooklyn is suddenly awash with restaurants serving Thai cuisine. I recently ate dinner at one of the newest ones to open, Chiang Mai Diner. It was fun, tasty, but could have tried taking more risks.


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