Category Archives: NYC Restaurants


Saxon + Parole

by KalaLea on February 14, 2014 • Posted in Kala's Favorites

Next week begins Restaurant Week in NYC! So much of my time in New York revolves around eating GOOD food and spending time with GOOD people. When freelancing in the city, I find myself on the hunt for a decent lunch under fifteen dollars so when BG (the nickname for my good friend) told me about the soup and sandwich special at Saxon + Parole, I invited a friend to meet me in NoHo
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goat town

by KalaLea on May 24, 2011 • Posted in Kala's Favorites

At a birthday dinner a few weeks ago, I met a man who lives 3 or 4 doors down from Goat Town in the Lower East Side. He called it his second home and it’s only been open since December 2010. What peeked my interest was his mention of Goat Town’s plans to create a garden from where to source their produce and fresh herbs. A backyard farm-to-table philosophy. Say no more birthday guest, I am
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Organika Italian Restaurant

by KalaLea on January 21, 2011 • Posted in Kala's Favorites

New Yorkers! Have dinner at Organika. This cozy West Village eatery features authentic dishes from southern Italy plus it’s a great place to practice your Italian. I ate the Rigatoni Con Polpette dish last time. And next visit, I absolutely must try one of my favorite meals, Spaghetti Di Farro Alla Carbonara. When I was nineteen, HervĂ©, my host during my first stay in France, taught me how to make this hearty Italian staple. Merci
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