Jersey City’s Little India

House Special Chicken Biryani at Deccan Spice

Prompted by the one and only Village Voice food critic Robert Seitsema, my friends and I took a jaunt to Jersey City’s Little India. It’s not everyday that I brave the path train for a dining adventure, so we turned the night into a proper Indian food crawl of Newark Avenue. Our appetizers for the [...]

This is the Story of the Hurricane: #Sandysnacks

Tortilleria Chinantla tortilla factory in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The hurricane decimated millions of homes and businesses and left lower Manhattan without power for nearly a week. Up until this point, I had never witnessed a disaster of this severity and scale.

Red Hook: Fort Defiance

Neuskies Bacon

An unforgettable (and epically decadent) brunch in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Koreatown: Arang

Scallion Pancake


Supper Club: Um Segredo


Cobble Hill: Henry Public


Prohibition era jazz and turkey leg sandwiches

Queens: Sik Gaek

Octopus Sashimi

Queens is my gastronomic utopia.  Tibetan momos plump with yak meat, tacos filled with lengua, live octopus and lobsters slowly steaming to their purposeful end in a hot-pot brimming with nuanced broth–this is the borough that captures my heart. Order the octopus hot pot (to be shared between four to five people) at Sik Gaek, [...]


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