Jewel Bako – Michelin Star NYC Sushi

Jewel Bako has been around since the turn of the century, 2001 to be exact and it’s owned by husband and wife team Jack and Grace Lamb. You come to this East Village institution for sushi, crafted by Chef Mitsunori Isoda who delivers traditional sushi in a…

El Toro Blanco NYC – my initiation into Mexican food

New York has given me the first for many a dining experience so far, and El Toro Blanco is certainly one of them, as never before have I had an empanada or even a taco for that matter. Owners John McDonald & Josh Capon opened El Toro…

Má Pêche – Another one from the David Chang stable

Má Pêche is another spawn from the Momofuku stable and it’s conveniently located in Midtown in the Chambers Hotel of 56th Street. Má Pêche meaning “mother peach” in French-Vietnamese serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Despite the windowless, high ceiling room the design of the venue…