Jin Ramen – West Harlem

Jin Ramen is a cool space right by the 1 train at the W 125th station. I have passed it quite a number of times, but now finally ate there. The restaurant itself has a decently pleasant atmosphere. It is relatively small, but comfortable. It couldn’t possibly be closer to the 1 train, as it…

Smorgasburg – Williamsburg

Smorgasburg is an essential stop for the summer. One is located on Saturdays in Williamsburg, while the other is located on Sundays in Prospect Park. The word Smorgasburg probably comes from the word smorgasbord, which is basically a huge food buffet. Smorgasburg is a big food flea market, where street food is served quick and…

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…

Vandal – Lower East Side

After my visit to the New Museum last week, I was very intrigued by the tons of cool and trendy restaurants around the area. Vandal immediately caught my attention, and after some investigation, I realized this restaurant was definitely one to go to immediately. What really sealed the deal was the moment I learned that…