East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Sa Aming Nayon (Closed)

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m no expert in Filipino food, in fact, my visit to Maharlika last year was the only time I’ve ever tried the cuisine.  I had heard good things about the food there & was feeling adventurous had a coupon to use, so I decided to give Sa Aming Nayon […]

Brunch at The Cardinal

I’ve been eating a lot of Southern & Soul food lately, helped in part by a bunch of new restaurants springing up in the East Village.  The Cardinal opened in late August 2011, but I never got the chance to eat there till now.  Located in the space formerly held by Thai restaurant Amaya, they’ve […]

The Brooklyn Star

I don’t travel to Brooklyn that much, but dinner at The Brooklyn Star with friends seemed too good to pass up. I was busy eating junk food at home when I got a text inviting me to dinner. Obviously, I had to look at the menu online first, but once I saw Fried Pig Tail, […]

Turkey Leg Ball 2011

If you don’t read Immaculate Infatuation or have their iPhone app, there’s something seriously wrong with you.  Stang & Steinthal were back with a vengeance this year & threw one heck of a party, the Turkey Ball 2011 was held at Hudson Terrace & 600 hungry New Yorkers descended on the spot. The food was provided by […]