New York

Quest for the best burger in New York

September 21, 2014
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For most foodie travellers to New York, a pilgrimage to the touristy icons: the Katz’s Delis and Russ & Daughters of the New York scene are a must. But when thinking of New York – there’s one iconic food item I associate with the city more than any other – the burger. The Co-pilot and […]

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Securing a booking at 3 Michelin-starred Per Se, New York

April 11, 2012
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There are still plenty of unwritten posts from my trip to New York mid last year that despite good intentions, were eventually unceremoniously shoved into a dark corner and told to shut up whilst other areas of my life trounced onto centre stage. With the wedding over now, I’ve allowed my self to reminisce on […]

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The Impatient Cook’s Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich

July 30, 2011
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Having a Reuben on rye in New York, the city where the delicious sandwich of layered meat heaped with tangy sauerkraut, creamy sauce and molten Swiss cheese was first concocted is special; having it at Katz’s Deli was just inspirational. That Reuben was so hypnotically good and left a lasting impression on us. I think […]

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A New York food pilgrimage from Katz to lobsters

July 21, 2011
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Being “The Tourist” is usually an unsavoury concept for those who deem themselves as worldly and widely travelled. They are words that are spat out with arrogant contempt and unbridled pity when you’re in the know and count hole-in-the-wall joints and speak easy underground bars amongst your “local hangouts” and are on first name terms […]

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Dining on 3 shiny Michelin stars at Daniel, New York

July 5, 2011
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We thought 10 days in New York would be enough to get a great taste of the city – to really get under her skin, get to know her and convince her to divulge her secrets. But we were wrong, New York unleashes an overwhelming stream of possibilities on the unsuspecting naive. “The city that […]

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