Peruvian duck stew with yuca gnocchi

I’ve been on a make-your-own-carb kick lately (see rice noodles, pizza dough, and ravioli, though you’ll have to trust me on that one since there’s no blog post to prove it). Most recently, I expanded my repertoire to include gnocchi, but with a bit of a twist. I was already part way through cooking a Peruvian style…

Maialino

Many of the restaurants in New York are best enjoyed at a certain time of day for a particular meal. But finding a restaurant where you feel equally at home for different meals, and the meals are equally as satisfying, is rare. One of the only restaurants in New York where I feel I could…

Dinner and Dessert-for-Dinner

One thing I love about food in New York, which I think makes it different from food in many other places in the world, is its specialization. Not only is it possible to find “the best Italian” or “the best deli” or “the best ____,” but in New York, these best of categories seem take on…

Vinoteca e Poscol

I’ve been looking forward to trying Vinoteca e Poscol for several weeks and finally made it over on Friday for dinner. Vinoteca e Poscol is one member of the trinity of beloved Italian restaurants in Houston by chef Marco Wiles (Da Marco and Dolce Vita are the other two). I’ve been to Dolce Vita several…

Giacomo’s Cibo e Vino

For my inaugural blog post (yay!), I wanted to highlight one of my favorite restaurants for comfort food. The past couple of days (weeks, months…) at work have been long, occasionally grueling. Though I wish I could say it was exercise, my antidote to stress is usually food. But since I don’t have time right…