Archive
restaurant review
Elysian Cafe, a French bistro, is located on Washington Street between 10th Street and 11th Street in Hoboken, New…
La Bouche, located on Garden St in Hoboken, New Jersey, is a quaint French cafe serving traditional French and western…
Between impressively creative dishes and beautifully concocted cocktails (there are over 20 on offer), Dullboy in Jersey…
Stars Cafe in Shelter Island Heights, New York, offers great breakfast and lunch for those looking for a quick stop…
Since 1976, Hatsuhana has boasted two locations in New York City where they combine incredible freshness with great…
Brunch at Jack's Wife Freda is something of a New York staple, despite how new the restaurant is. The…
Several BTR staff members checked out Sabores on Washington Street in Hoboken, New Jersey. The highly-rated Mexican…
In a small city packed with bars and restaurants, 1 Republik manages to maintain a large crowd most nights of the week.…
The Brass Rail, located on Washington Street in Hoboken, New Jersey, offers bottomless brunch on weekends starting at…
Exactly one year ago, I reviewed Tisha’s Fine Dining in Cape May after having gone on an extended weekend trip to the…
Despite loving brunch and booze, Molly Freeman had yet to enjoy the two together. In order to remedy this tragedy, she…
On one summer night, Molly Freeman ventured to the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn to check out L'isola's wood…
In Hoboken, NJ, The Stewed Cow boasts a mechanical bull, serves up rare whiskeys, and has a mean brunch special for only…
In Denver, CO, the foodie scene is pretty impressive. Healthy spots are available more than in many other cities, and…
Commander Cody's, run by Jim Hayward, is a Shelter Island staple. It's the perfect spot for locals to escape, and an…
SALT Waterfront Bar & Grill is located on Menantic Road on Shelter Island, NY. The restaurant and bar serves fresh…
Red Maple is located within The Chequit Inn on the corner of Grand Ave in Shelter Island Heights in Shelter Island, New…
Gott’s Roadside stand offers juicy American burgers, Napa Valley wine, and the magical sensation of stepping into the…
Amanda's Restaurant in Hoboken, NJ boasts incredible reviews, an impressive menu, and a wonderful wine list, but it'll…
Om Cafe in Ferndale, Michigan, is a long-standing meatless restaurant with plenty of options for vegetarians and vegans.…
Hoboken's Sushi Lounge is different from other sushi places for a number of reasons. Its special rolls are truly…
Samantha Spoto wraps up July with a handful of burritos from all over the New York area. Calexico, Mexicali Blue, and…
In the midst of a sea of impressively hip restaurants on Frederick Douglass Boulevard sits a northern Italian bar and…
In 2005, Blossom Restaurant opened in Chelsea and provided yet another option for New York plant-eaters. Blossom doesn't…
BTR brunches at Sweet Chick, arriving at chicken and biscuit heaven with Southern comfort food in Williamsburg. Upon…
Samantha Spoto checks out Otto Pizza on Portland, Maine's Congress Street. Eclectic slices, good service, and solid…
Shaka Burrito is a Hawaiian-themed burrito joint located on 23rd Street in Manhattan between Second and Third Ave. The…
On the west end of Portland, Maine's Congress Street sits Hot Suppa, a cozy restaurant serving up southern comfort…
This month's edition of Guac is Extra sees Samantha Spoto jetting off to Maine for a few burritos. The first sushi…
I’ve been to Fin Raw Bar & Kitchen a small handful of times now since my first review, but once in a while a…
Uma Temakeria has unveiled the first sushi burrito in New York City. The long-awaited fusion item debuted on Thursday at…
The rather small Maguro, located on the border of Rose Hill and Kip's Bay in Manhattan, boasts impressively fresh fish…
The original Haru first opened its doors nearly 20 years ago. It is “not only one of the longest standing…
Guac Is Extra columnist Samantha Spoto recounts her journey through the month of May. She's up to 48 burritos of the…
Manhattan's Lower East Side boasts tons of great bars and restaurants. Among them is Barrio Chino, a quaint Mexican…
Manhattan's Cascabel Taqueria does more than just serve delicious burritos. Their Mexican brunch includes bottomless…
This small West Village tapas restaurant successfully brings a taste of Spain to New York City. With a menu full of…
Right in the heart of Manhattan’s West Village sits Rosemary’s Enoteca & Trattoria. The large space located on…
This restaurant serves pure, unadulterated fish; you won't find special rolls here. The restaurant has four and a half…
Manhattan's Bamboo 52 serves up fresh sushi, killer ribs, and an abundance of great cocktails. This happy hour spot is…
Good Enough to Eat is one of the more popular brunch spots on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. So much so, in fact,…
Seoulite's caters to an array of Asian-inspired desires in that its menu contains Japanese food like sushi and teriyaki…
Champignon is a cafe located on Seventh Avenue between 22nd and 23rd Street in Manhattan. The Chelsea cafe is named…
Dish + Drink goes to Prague in the Czech Republic and tries out LoVeg, a local vegetarian spot in Lesser Town that…
Jimmy's Diner is a delicious hole in the wall brunch spot in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Like most diners, the menu at Jimmy's…
The owners of Ferraro’s Ristorante in Westfield, NJ recently opened Anna’s Ristorante in the nearby town of Summit,…
West Village mainstay Riviera Cafe and Sports Bar may not be a leader in the brunch game, but this NYC spot is serving…
Dish + Drink checks out one of the 11 Spice locations in New York City. Thai food is abundant in this city, but Spice is…
The second installment of Guac is Extra details quality burritos at high prices.
Raw menu items are all the rage, but are they worth the hype?
This New York gem earns its stars.
Dish + Drink checks out 'Mad Men' Dining Week in NYC.
For a good time call Big Daddy's (and get your booze on).
Harlem's Pisticci serves up authentic Italian fare, great cocktails, and a whole lot of ambience.
Oxido is brand new and already making waves in NYC.
Dish + Drink does Restaurant Week right.
Fried chicken and champagne aren't Birds & Bubbles only strong suit.
Dish + Drink brings February to a close with a burrito round-up.
Follow-Up Review: Consistency in freshness and overall good quality is mastered at Community Food & Juice.
This Italian-Sardinian spot owns up to its high ratings.
Great deals and a creative menu make Amigos stand out in the brunch crowd.
Authentic Greek food meets quick and easy dining.
This Morningside Heights Italian restaurant is the perfect neighborhood spot.
This Peruvian spot is authentic, high quality, and down right superb.
This Upper West Side restaurant offers a wonderful atmosphere.
A Boston-area restaurant listed on 'Best Bars in America' proves itself worthy.
One of the oldest bars in New York City serves up a respectable brunch.
This ramen spot in Harlem is trendy for good reason.
Crema serves up some of the best Mexican brunch around (oh, and bottomless brunch cocktails).

recommendations