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April Food Updates, Part 1

This is much more manageable that what I was doing before. Enjoy!

Beauty and Essex

146 Essex Street
New York, NY 10002 (map)

Tuesday April 5, 2011
You have to walk through this little shop to get there, kinda hidden. It has a really fancy atmosphere with some really good appetizers and drinks even if you don’t get a table. The drink I definitely had a great taste and kick. The food all arrived at once and the selection from the raw menu was excellent. I need to come back here for a real dinner.

  • Sapphire 75: blue berry brown sugar, bombay sapphire, proecco, thomaso’s mix
  • Kobe Beef Carpaccio: wasabe egg yolk, crunchy wontons, sesame nori
  • Sashimi of Tuna, Tonnato Style: lemon zested olive oil, crunchy chorizo, sea salt

Beauty and Essex Menu

Decibel

240 East 9th Street
New York, NY 10003 (map)

Tuesday April 5, 2011
We started off with a bottle of Kikuizumi and just ordred some edamame and chilled tofu to snack on. This place is definitely chill. It’s a basement sake bar that has a nice selection of both snacks and drinks.

Pommes Frites

123 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003 (map)

Tuesday April 5, 2011
Ending the night with a bag of Belgian fries and their delicious Wasabi Mayo is always a plus!

Joy Curry & Tandoor

148 East 46th St # 1
New York, NY 10017 (map)

Thursday April 7, 2011
For lunch, Joseph and his coworkers went to pick up some lunch at this place near work I have never been to. When you walk in, you can smell ridiculously delicious food. I looked for something spicy and got the Chicken Vindaloo (chicken in a spicy / tangy sauce with potatoes). It’s so good and so filling!

Chicken Vindaloo

Hide-Chan Ramen

248 E 52nd St
New York, 10022 (map)

Thursday April 7, 2011
Even though this place sold mainly ramen, we just got a bunch of appetizers. Obviously, I got some Tako Wasa and decided to try something new:

  • Salted Alaska Pollack Roe flavored with chili pepper had a really interesting taste, but a little salty
  • Jyako Tamago: poached egg plus sardine was surprisingly delicious
  • The Greens & Tofu Salad was so good, we ordered two

All of Our Appetizers

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