Joseph Leonards

Joseph Leonards, 170 Waverly Place,  West Village This is a very cool and hip place to go for a very good and fun meal.  Its basic American food, great fresh fish, aa selection of meat, you get the picture.  I had a great pork chop over grits, really terrific.  The winners here are the apps, […]

My Top NYC restaurants

Gotham Bar & Grill, 12 E. 12th, 212-620-4020, Alfred Portelli, Owner/Chef Day and and day out this is my favorite restaurant in NYC.  It has everything, buzz, atmosphere, casualness, amazing service and just great food.  The bar is perfect for eating at if you can get a seat.  The food is just always great and […]

Italian restaurant: i truilli

i Trulli, 122 E. 27th, 212-481-7372 This is a wonderful east side place that offers a great fresh fish cooked whole in a lot of herbs and spices that just melts off the bone.  A really good place to eat with a group or just a couple of people.  They have a wonderful wine bar […]

My favorite NYC Steak houses

Peter Luger, 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, 718-387-7400 Its really not that hard to get to, just across Williamsburgh Bridge or one stop on the J,M or Z into Brooklyn and a three minute walk, it really is worth the visit once in a while or if its your first time.  Reservations are a pain, but make […]

My favorite NYC Italian restaurants

Roberto Restaurant, 603 Crescent Ave, Bronx NY, 718-733-2724, owner Roberto Paciullo Roberto’s is just off Arthur Avenue in the Bronx and may still be the best Italian in all of NYC.  No reservation ever, so plan to wait or time it around the less busy times of the day, but well worth the trip and the wait. […]