Food Review: Katz’s delicatessen, New York City

Food Review: Katz’s delicatessen, New York City

Katz’s katzenjammer sandwich Katz’s deli in the lower East side of New York comes recommended by most guidebooks and travel websites, and someone we know said that they make the best sandwiches in the world! It’s a New York institution, established in 1888 (though the sign outside looks like it originally said 1898!), whichRead More…

Food review: Shake Shack, Madison Square Park, New York

Food review: Shake Shack, Madison Square Park, New York

Shaken but not stirred Go to New York they said. All the food is amazing they said. Dismayed by Five Guys’ contribution to burger boulevard, burger block, burgertopia (or whatever it’s called now) in Glasgow we’d set a goal of eating in a few American burger chains whilst on holiday in NYC.Read More…

Travel: Images of New York

Travel: Images of New York

I have a bad habit of lying in bed on Imgur wasting time…sorry researching!  One of the good things about procrastination is that you find some good things hidden amongst the confession bears and rubbish. One post that did interest me was some images of New York in the 1970’sRead More…

Travel News: Edinburgh to JFK flights from Delta

Travel News: Edinburgh to JFK flights from Delta

Delta launches year-round service from New York-JFK to Edinburgh Delta Air Lines will launch its new nonstop flight between Edinburgh and New York’s John F. Kennedy airports tomorrow (May 27, 2016). The new service extends Delta’s U.K. network into Scotland and will operate year-round, offering customers a choice of 60Read More…

Food Review: Sarabeth’s TriBeCa, 339 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

Food Review: Sarabeth’s TriBeCa, 339 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

NYC Brunch at Sarabeth’s Julie @Glasgowly recommended the Sarabeth’s NYC restaurant chain for brunch and not one to be rude (well sometimes Mrs Foodie can be!) we wandered along to their upmarket Tribeca location at 20 to noon hoping to grab a table before the lunchtime rush but it was already packed when we gotRead More…

Travel: New York Sight-Seeing Passes

Travel: New York Sight-Seeing Passes

Planning to visit New York Attractions One of the best (or worst!) bits of a holiday is the planning.  Thankfully Mrs Foodie loves a bit of planning so going through websites such as NYCGO.com is her idea of fun.  Information on each of the boroughs, must see attractions as wellRead More…

Ten things NOT to do in New York

       What not to do in NYC Save yourself some money and slow down to experience New York. Don’t take a taxi – use the subway it’s easy to navigate (use the free app!) and reaches most areas and you won’t get stuck in crosstown traffic. Don’t stay in ManhattanRead More…

Accommodation Review: Greenpoint Lodge, 95 Norman Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York

Accommodation Review: Greenpoint Lodge, 95 Norman Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York

Budget accommodation in New York Finding somewhere cheap and within easy reach of transport is always top of our to-do list when arranging a holiday. After much searching, we came across Greenpoint Lodge, located in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn. Greenpoint is on the G subway line and is a quietRead More…

Travel: New York Transport

Travel: New York Transport

New York City Transportation We found the transportation system in NYC to be straightforward.  The main confusion was arriving at JFK and wondering where to buy the Air Train ticket. Arriving at JFK Airport Take the Air Train to Jamaica Centre. You can buy your MetroCard here and transfer ontoRead More…

Food Review: Babu Ji, 175 Avenue B, Alphabet City, New York

Food Review: Babu Ji, 175 Avenue B, Alphabet City, New York

A must visit for Indian street food in NYC It’s always handy to know someone in a city and in New York we have a fellow foodie chum in Fiesty Foodie who we hadn’t seen since early 2015 and we just happened to be in New York so what do usRead More…