Archives — Trattoria Dell’Arte

February 23, 2007

Okay, so it turns out I’d only done two restaurant reviews before starting omnivorous.  Here’s the second.  (Note that, as much as we liked it at the time, we’ve since eaten at Babbo. Read the rest of this entry »

Archives — Gramercy Tavern

February 23, 2007

Before there was omnivorous (long before there was omnivorous), there was LapDog, my first attempt at food-, etc.-, blogging.  I thought, given the new digs, that I’d move those posts over here as archival material.  This post–“I Like Food”–was my first ever foray into the world of food writing. Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine’s Day on King Street

February 22, 2007

Jamie and I were going to the temple on Valentine’s Day, a too-rare treat now that we have a daughter and have to face Beltway traffic.  Roy and Michelle had celebrated a couple days earlier, and had offered to watch Jane for us.


And then it snowed.  Just a couple inches—New York would have barely noticed, but it was enough to make the federal government open two hours late Valentine’s Day.  And to close the temple.  So Wednesday morning I searched to see if anybody had a table open for 7:00 that night.  And, wouldn’t you know it, 100 King had room. Read the rest of this entry »

American, French, and African

February 10, 2007

We got off to a bad start.  Not just a bad start—an I’m never going to speak to you again and hope you go down in flames start.  Seriously, I was beyond unhappy.  But, after a couple weeks without any contact, I thought I’d try again, just one more time.

Thank goodness I did.

Our story begins, as stories are wont to begin, during Restaurant Week.  Read the rest of this entry »