Desmond's SteakhouseSteakhouse • New York, United States
"Raquet Ball" ribeye
21-day, dry-aged, 20-ounce, center-cut USDA prime New York Strip ($58) from Pat LaFrieda
Don't ruin the fun by posting details of the experience as foursquare tips.
Best to go with a group of friends as you will be bumping into each other quite a lot. Avoid the latest scheduled show of the day - it is a bit rushed.
Anthony Bourdain: "It’s a Japanese/Korean barbecue place that’s heavy on the raw meat and offal. To have a place in New York that serves so much guts is encouraging and, in this case, delicious."
Narragansett lager, lobster roll with fries, ice cream sandwich.
Tuesday night Piano Karaoke hosted by Joe McGinty. Trust me on this.
Best restaurant in Whistler for fish and game. Just outside the village and well worth the cab ride
New York Times food critic Sam Sifton says of the chorizo stuffed squid with smoked tomato: "It costs $15. It is among the best things you can eat in New York City."
The best place to watch Philly sports in Manhattan. Call ahead to reserve a table for the game. Krazy wings = habanero sauce, proceed with caution.
Service with a smile and well worth the wait. Chicken schnitzel with sriracha mayo, sides of potato salad and beets/feta.
Order Quilmes two at a time to make up for the slow service. Avocado fries are a must.
Middle Eastern market with an incredible selection of spices, hot sauces and Indian goods. Go upstairs and order a mujadara sandwich for lunch.
Try the Blood and Sand cocktail: Highland Park Scotch, Cherry Herring, orange an lemon juices, and bitters.
Fine wine bar and scotch/cigar lounge in the older building out back.