New York Journals

A World of Food in NYC

A travel journal to New York by Taurusgal

Quote: You may not be able to travel the globe, but in New York City there's nothing stopping you from sampling every cuisine the world has to offer.

Wild Ginger

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Restaurant | "Wild Ginger--Detox Cure in a Thai Garden"

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Wild Ginger is its own ecosystem—the dining area is set up to Feng Shui perfection and I guarantee you’ll feel 10 breaths calmer upon entry. I pop into this West Village retreat often with my boyfriend (and very often after a night where the vodka flowed a little too freely). We always sit by the soothing stone pond and waterfall, which holds real gold fish! But okay, I know that you can’t choose a restaurant based on décor alone, and believe me, this place is more than dim light bulbs uniquely placed in cedar wood birdcages. So onto the food! If you tend to shy away from red meat, like I do, I would suggest the Pad Thai with veggies ($7.95) as it has just the right amount of spice to wake up y...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 10, 2004

Wild Ginger
51 Grove Street
New York, New York
(212) 367-7200

Three Of Cups

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Restaurant

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This is probably not something I should brag about, but I consider myself one hell of a grilled calamari connoisseur. Three of Cups has quite possibly the crispiest calamari alla Griglia ($8) you will find in the East Village, wonderfully seasoned with spices and marinated in the good kind of olive oil—the kind you just know is that perfect shade of green in the bottle. But what will really wow you is their diverse selection of wood-oven pizzas. I’m not talking about the American version of pizza (not that there’s anything wrong with American pizza. . . ahem). Three of Cups makes it the way you would have it in good-ole Roma—round as a plate, wafer thin, and crispy enough to add another decibel to the...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 10, 2004

Three Of Cups
83 First Ave
New York, New York 10003
+1 212 388 0059

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Taurusgal

Taurusgal
New York, New York