After having a series of egg benedict and omelette entrees for weekend brunch, we decided to venture to Marlow Bistro, where their small list of brunch specials would give us some other options that were slightly different than average. We were greeted by a shockingly empty restaurant, possibly because we arrived there around 20 minutes after … Continue reading Pancake Lover’s Daydream
Everyone trying to get fit this summer often try diets that never tend to stick or work. The keto-diet? Juice cleanse? Intermittent fasting? Fat-free? We believe that we've heard, and sadly have tried, it all. The no carb diet is certainly a popular diet amongst many. As future physicians, we definitely acknowledge that having a … Continue reading Meatballs and No Spaghetti
Times Square is one of the most famous, and busiest, tourist attractions in New York City. Every New Yorker avoids getting off at the 42nd St-Times Square subway station as we know that large groups of tourists swarm the streets, making it difficult to get from one avenue to the next. Most New Yorkers also … Continue reading Pizza for Everyone
Everyone has that friend who is either vegan, vegetarian, will only eat meat, lactose intolerant, gluten free, health conscious, or is generally a picky eater. Finding restaurant options where the menu offers options for everyone is a rare find. Running across Spring Natural Kitchen was a goldmine for my vegan friend, my health conscious meat … Continue reading Meat, Vegan, and Gluten-Free, Oh My!
In the midst of the now-closed Crumbs Cupcake chain, the Baked by Melissa cupcake obsession, and the ever-popular Magnolia Bakery shops spread across Manhattan lies another up and coming cupcake shop, Georgetown Cupcakes, in the heart of SoHo. Just under three blocks away from Zara, Forever 21, and H&M lies this petite cupcake shop, whose … Continue reading Sweet Tooth in SoHo
We've never been to France or Italy, but it's definitely on our to-go list. Some of the best restaurants and chefs hail from France, so it's no surprise that these restaurants, such as Le Bernadin, are ridiculously expensive. As two medical students, our loans prevent us from enjoying these luxuries. As we think about the … Continue reading When France Meets Italy
Curiosity took us out to The Mermaid Inn to try oysters for the first time. Their happy hour for oysters, at $1 each, seemed like a pretty good deal in comparison to the steeper prices seen elsewhere. After waiting close to an hour for a seat, the waitress sat us down by a small, dimly … Continue reading A Seafood Affair – Oysters Galore
New York City is famous for their bagels. Plain. Onion. Asiago. Poppy seed. Rainbow. You name it, NYC has it. It's not surprising that New Yorkers on-the-go grab their standard bagel, equipped with scallion lox cream cheese and the occasional slice of smoked salmon, to keep them going for the rest of the day. The … Continue reading Sweet and Savory Breakfast