Lady of Grand Pick of the Week

Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Conch Chowder at Norman’s Cay

Posted February 11, 2014 at 12:02 pm

I have been on a bit of a soup kick lately.  As we all bundle up for the subzero temperatures and trudge through the icy sidewalks it seems only reasonable.  I have been making my own, but also got to try the Bahamian conch chowder at Norman’s Cay and it was perfect for taking the […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Lung Moon on Mulberry Street

Posted February 4, 2014 at 12:36 pm

If you live in the Chinatown vicinity, you are well aware that January 31 was the start of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Horse.  Maybe you saw the parade, heard firecrackers going off in the neighborhood, or maybe you saw red envelopes around which are given out with money in them for […]

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Eat It | Top 40 Places to Grab a Bite on the LES [LISTS]

Posted November 14, 2013 at 6:12 am

While sick and holed up in my apartment in the far eastern reaches of Grand Street for the last 10 days, I didn’t get a chance to choose a pick of the week, let alone eat much. I am also heading south for warmer weather and cheaper eats in Buenos Aires, but I will leave […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Home’s Breakfast Special

Posted October 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm

At 250 Broome Street, Home Espresso Bar is a cozy respite from the other neighboring coffee shops, and the food options are no second thought here.

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: East vs. West Fried Chicken Smackdown

Posted October 18, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Fried chicken. We’ve all had it.  We all love it. Although as of late the craze is getting a little out of hand.  There’s even a how-to make chicken and waffles grilled cheese… There are so many mouth-watering food vendors this Sunday at the Grub Street Food Festival but I’m putting 2 of them to the test. Who can make […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Lindsey Thornburg

Posted October 11, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Ok, now I know you were expecting a delicious picture of meat or dessert or something food-related! But I couldn’t resist letting you all know where I would buy most of my wardrobe, say I had the money…

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: The Masala Wala

Posted September 27, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Know the owner.  Above: Mazumdar from The Masala Wala always looking to please.  Back in 2011 we had lost Indian takeout Khushie Kitchen but gained The Masala Wala, a sitdown/takeout Desi streetfood restaurant on Essex Street. This little gem may be lurking on a dark stretch of Essex Street near Element Lounge but it’s one […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Heartbeet Juicery

Posted September 20, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Originally stocked in Steven Alan’s store on Franklin, Heartbeet Juicery now has a kiosk of its own on the Lower East Side (85 Stanton) where juices, cleanses, smoothies, and tonics can be purchased. A few favorites of mine include Algae: e3live, apple, spinach, cucumber, celery, mint, lime, alkaline H2O and the Immunity shot (pictured above) cayenne, […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Il Posto Accanto

Posted September 13, 2013 at 3:52 pm

At Il Posto Accanto, not only can you sit outside and people watch on 2nd Street, but you can indulge in my all-time beloved pasta.

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Kosher Wines at September’s

Posted September 6, 2013 at 3:53 pm

For many, it’s the beginning of the Jewish New Year, a time of introspection and looking back on the mistakes of the past year, and making changes for the year ahead. Let’s just say I plan to drink a lot more wine.

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