NYC: Babbo


Bavette wishes and pork chop dreams @ Batali’s Greenwich Village ristorante e enoteca.

Harlem: Charles’ Country Pan Fried Chicken


Would you like to hear my idea of a perfect Manhattan morning? Wake up for Sunday mass, put on a floral dress, hop on your bike with your closest friends.  Ride your bikes from Soho, through the West village, through Chelsea, through Midtown, through Central Park, through the Upper West Side, until you reach Harlem.  [...]

NYC: Northern Spy Food Co.


Brunch is a glorious meal.  When enjoyed on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon, it may even sneak into the number one spot on my favorite meals to eat list.  At brunch you are supposed to slip into a cozy booth, urgently request a strong cup of coffee (if you are at Northern Spy, they will [...]

Pumkin Pie


Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Gourmet, 2009 Makes 1 pie Ingredients: Your favorite pie crust recipe (Pate Brisee) 1 15oz can pumpkin puree 1 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup sour cream 3 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 3 1/2 tablespoons bourbon (use Maker’s Mark…mmm) 1 teaspoon+ ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon [...]

NYC: The Meatball Shop


Balls so perfect, it hurts.

BK: Tortilleria Los Hermanos


The glorious Los Hermanos Tortilla Factory, visible as you ascend from the Jefferson L stop in Bushwick.

NYC: Tacombi @ Fonda Nolita


267 Elizabeth Street (at Houston St.) NY, NY

Homemade Meatballz


Yeah, you can eat out at a restaurant.  But when you are the one making the meal, crafting it with your hands, plating it and setting it in front of the people you want to feed, its special.  Really special.  So I decided to make the ultimate comfort food (Spaghetti and Meatballs), gather my roomates, [...]


Mais non, Je Blague features food photograhpy and thought by Erin Mosbaugh.