“Damn Good Chinese Food”: East Wind Snack Shop

Tradition or innovation? Luckily, you don’t have to choose at East Wind Snack Shop. After gorging on a slew of bao buns and pot stickers, I sat down with New York City native and seasoned restaurateur Chef Chris Cheung (pictured below), who filled me in on the ins and outs of his Windsor Terrace operation where he and…

A Taste of Shanghai: Yaso Tangbao

Hey everyone! It’s been a little while. So, it’s only appropriate to return with something near and dear to my heart: Shanghai street food. Enter Yaso Tangbao. How cute is this place? Conveniently located off Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Street, this place could not be more clutch. Yaso Tangbao proudly serves fast casual Shanghai street food,…

Your Afternoon Snack: Konditori

Are you ready for your afternoon snack? Afternoon snacks are brief updates on restaurants and bars in and outside of Brooklyn. I want to ensure you have the latest and greatest recommendations as I explore these culinary landscapes. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m not a coffee drinker by any means. So, what am…

12 Years Strong: franny’s Is Here To Stay

Since 2004, franny’s has been a Southern Italian mainstay on the ever-evolving Flatbush Avenue. Located at in the sweet spot where Park Slope meets Prospect Heights just a stone’s throw away from Brklyn Hospitality favorites like Flatbush Farm and Bark, how does franny’s stand out? After being charmed by the warm interior and delicious aromas wafting from…

Your Afternoon Snack: 5ive Spice

Are you ready for your afternoon snack? Afternoon snacks are brief updates on restaurants and bars in and outside of Brooklyn. I want to ensure you have the latest and greatest recommendations as I explore these culinary landscapes. Don’t worry normal posts will continue as well!    I’m a serious sucker for banh mi sandwiches, so my…

MangoSeed: Breaking Through a Crowded Caribbean Scene

MangoSeed is a shining star among many of the restaurants popping up on Flatbush Avenue, serving spins on traditional Caribbean cuisine alongside a tasty cocktail menu with some delightfully stiff drinks. There are a lot of Caribbean restaurants and shops in Flatbush. So, what sets MangoSeed apart? First off, they do it well. There are some Caribbean dishes that…

Hunger Pang: New Asian-American Cuisine

When many Americans think of Asian-American cuisine, it is often synonymous with Chinese American cuisine. Asian cuisine encompasses an ever-growing myriad of dishes, but various regional dishes are often pigeon-holed into heavily Westernized American dishes like crab rangoon. Before you log on to Seamless to order another delivery of General Tso’s chicken with extra duck sauce, think again. Hunger Pang is forcing us…

Soigne: Contemporary, Seasonal Eats

My quest for food often brings me to the 5th and 7th Avenues in Park Slope; however, this “South Slope” 6th Avenue gem caught my attention with its thoughtfully cooked food. I’ve had the pleasure of dining at Soigne twice now and I plan to visit many more times. Before we get into the food, I’d like…

Bark: Old Dog, New Tricks

Summertime in Brooklyn boasts plenty of sunshine, bottomless brunches, long walks, and rooftop parties. When you are looking for something a bit more casual, make your way over to Bark in Park Slope. Their tagline is ‘Just Good Food’, and you can expect exactly that. The restaurant has a host of local farmers that provide…

Marietta: Home Sweet Home

My intention is to serve as a guide for all types of culinary journeys in Brooklyn, not only those touched by the South. However for my first post, it only seemed appropriate to take you all to a culinary gem in Clinton Hill my mother and I found during her last trip from Georgia. My mom is…