Get Your Cheesecake On in Nolita
April 16th, 2011 • 11:49pm My aunt got me a 6” oreo cheesecake from Eileen’s Special Cheesecake downtown. And man, is it good! Now, Junior’s cheesecake is deathly close to my campus, however I don’t have it so often that I’ve tired of it. So, comparing the two places’, I still have to say Eileen’s takes the cake. 6” cheesecakes go for $15 ...
$15 Lunch @ Nirvana
April 16th, 2011 • 9:55pm hot, crispy-yet-pillowy naan I’m all for decadent eating, but price plays a huge factor. Then again, when doesn’t it? Nirvana’s regular menu is a little on the pricey side, but coming here for their lunch menu is pretty well worth it. rice, chickpea curry, and black lentil curry The $15 lunch special includes naan+curry+rice, the main dish, and a...
#2 Ramen: Ippudo
April 9th, 2011 • 6:19am Once upon a time, Ippudo (pronounced ee-poo-doe) served their ramen bowls with 1/2 a soft-boiled egg. But now, they no longer include it & continue to keep their prices at $15/bowl. Ingredient elimination AND persistency in being pricey? They’re killin me. Aside from that though, the ramen noodles & the broth are the best in the city, and so is the...
Affordable Italian Food near SoHo!
April 6th, 2011 • 3:21am Okay, so this decently-priced Italian restaurant is technically in the South Village, but the fact that it’s steps from SoHo makes this place a win. The fact that there’s a pretty overwhelming selection of pasta to choose from makes it another win! Started off with a free bread basket. Sans any olive oil. (Wtf?) My company ordered an appetizer of...
abistro: A Hole-in-wall in Fort Greene
April 6th, 2011 • 2:39am It was my first time trying an African cuisine, for the most part. According to Yelp reviews, you wouldn’t be able to tell if this place was even a restaurant whether you pass by it or stare at it from across the street. They’re right, because there’s no obvious sign that says the name of the restaurant unless you’re in front of it. The place...