WHAT I ATE: Charred Octopus

WHAT I ATE: Charred Octopus WHY IT'S GREAT: The perfect balance of tender meat with crispy edges. WHAT'S ON THE MENU: I’m a tough customer when it comes to octopus. I can easy put it on my NO-GO list. But the octopus at Emporio is a cut above and that puts it near the top of my MUST HAVE list. They [...]

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Top 5 Cozy Restaurants in NYC: Warm your Belly (and Soul) with these Winter Gems

TARTINERYTop 5 Cozy Restaurants in NYCWarm your Belly (and Soul) with these Winter Gems 1. Rafele Ristorante: Catch some wood-burning warmthOur insider tip: Choose a seat around the Chef’s bar and feel the warmth from the nearby wood-burning oven. In this prime seat you’ll get to watch the Chef in action (he’s cute, and Italian and he donated his [...]

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A Foods of NY Tours Holiday Gift Guide 2015

We asked a few of our star tour guides and staff for some of their favorite holiday gifts to give this season.  "Just don't share with EVERYONE they said" ...sorry.Tour Guide SephrahHostess with the Mostess...1.  Murray's Cheese Shop - Murray’s Brie Basket Set "I brought this as a gift for my Brother's in-law.  Not only did [...]

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