Category Archives: American

UMAMI BURGER: Ohhh yes! Truffle Burger

umami burger - truffle burger

Dear Food Diary:
Some bites are able to leave a lasting and tasty memory. Umami Burger did just that with their Truffle Burger at the last Googa Mooga. Since then, I’ve become a follower, addict, fan  – whatever you want to call it.

Ohhh yes! that Truffle Burger.

FEAST: Lovely $24 Brunch Deal

feast - brunch

Dear Food Diary:
Not so long ago, meeting the girls was a weekly occurrence. But now that we’re all grown up, changed our marital status and zip code, meeting up is a special occasion.

Fatta Cuckoo: Fried chicken with a sweet touch

fatta cuckoo

Dear Food Diary:
I’ve never met anyone who didn’t absolutely love fried chicken. Yes, there are a few health nuts who takes the skin off and swear by the evidence of flavor even so (whatever *rolling eyes*). Anyways…

When Gilt City had a deal for Fatta Cuckoo’s fried chicken dinner for 4 ($80), I rung up my ChubbyChicas immediately. But shortly after, I was off to Japan and missed my finger lickin’ date.

My friend J reported “best fried chicken I’ve ever had”.

JACOB’S PICKLE: Total calorie splurge. Well worth it.

jacob's pickle

Dear Food Diary:
After running a 5k charity run, the girls and I splurged our hard earned calories at Jacob’s Pickle. And boy, ohhh boy, it was deliciously spent.

Chill vibe, rustic setting, great food and prices on the Upper West Side. Comfort food at its best plus a variety of pickles.

I can’t wait to go back.

TREEHAUS: Brooklyn’s DOUGH doughnuts in the city

Treehaus

Dear Food Diary:
Treehaus is my favorite new addition to the Midtown East area. Totally unlike the usual Asian deli (so tired of those duplicate copies). The space is bright, airy and it feels like being in Brooklyn. Sweet coffee shop in the front, juice bar, futuristic steam table on the side (American comfort with a French twist) and tons of different food choices in the back.

Yesterday afternoon I went back for their creamy latte and OMG!!! (yes, I’m getting all valley girl here)… seriously! OMG!!! I saw a couple rows of doughnuts and I knew they were from DOUGH. Woohooo!!! My plan to get a beach ready body (going to DR on Friday) was put on hold yet again and I indulged… Oh, yes, I, did…