One of the salad staples receives a superfood makeover. Kale has become a popular movement radiating across restaurants, stores, and tables of all walks and ages. It's firm and crisp texture makes it a wonderful foundation for a salad, especially a salad full of salty overtones. I'm addicted to feta cheese, which is why I [...]
Summer begs for food experimentation and easy to make side dishes/salads. Fresh ingredients are in abundance and cook-outs are scheduled left and right. Dining on potato salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, etc are fine, but does get repetitive. I view it has a challenge to think outside the box and construct side dishes and salads that [...]
Natural sweetness that cometh from the land and sea. Corn and shrimp are innate culinary partners. The sweetness of the sun and the buttery saltiness of the sea are captured in these essential summertime ingredients. The combination of shrimp and corn is one fully appreciated in Southern cooking, and in my own. Together, corn and shrimp [...]
Mexican and Greek inspired salad of corn, tomatoes, and feta cheese. Perfect side dish for cookouts and pig roasts
Watermelon and feta cheese salad recipe. Greek inspired Watermelon and feta cheese salad w/ basil, onions, and jalapenos perfect for summer cookouts
Half day outer borough eating experience in Astoria Queens. Highlights of Mombar, offal tasting, Elias Corner for Greek food, beer gardens, and more offal.
A review of Elias Corner, a Greek restaurant out in Astoria, Queens.
Halloumi is versatile Greek cheese eaten fried, saganaki, or seared on a pan. Cafe Mogador in East Village serves it with poached eggs.