Ippudo Westside – Hell’s Kitchen

Ippudo is a tasteful Japanese ramen restaurant on W 51st Street, tucked in slightly at a lower level than the street with a large Japanese sign that makes a passerby hesitantly trust that this is the correct restaurant. The interior is stylish and comfortable, and the place gets packed immediately upon opening. We came on…

Pier 95 – Freeport

I’ve only been to Freeport a couple of times in my life, but nothing quite screams “Long Island Summer” like Freeport. However, this restaurant — Pier 95 — right outside of the Nautical Mile, didn’t quite strike the right chord with me… The Nautical Mile, nearby, is AMAZING! It’s full of so much life, energy, and…