One of the best parts of New York during the Christmas season is the markets that pop up across town. I was thrilled to hear that my favorite beef jerky boys at Field Trip were going to be setting up shop at Columbus Circle’s Holiday market, where I frequent often. I’ve already made a couple visits and certainly plan to stop by more before Christmas. The market has expanded from years past to include a more diverse aray of food options, so you can not only shop but grab a bite as well. Happy Holiday Shopping! x

Fieldtrip Beef Jerky

Field Trip Jerky

Pepper vinegar pulled pork and green apple coleslaw from The Fat Beagle

Pepper vinegar pulled pork and green apple coleslaw from The Fat Beagle

Grilled Cheese from Mrs. Dorsey's Kitchen

Grilled Cheese from Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen


Central Park 

Chicken from the Red Basil Thai Kitchen

Chicken from the Red Basil Thai Kitchen

Say Cheese

May 9, 2012

New food surprises are constantly popping up around the Upper West Side, and my latest favorite is Say Cheese, another one of those farm-to-table concept places I love so much. Stopping by this take-out stand to do a little taste test one afternoon, we tried three of their gourmet grilled cheeses including the candied bacon/gruyere, the parmesan/swiss/truffle and the swiss/gruyere/apple compote. All perfect combos for a killer sandwich. For dessert, they were kind enough to bring out a toasted marshmallow and nutella, and lastly, we couldn’t leave without trying the snow cone flavor of the day: organic strawberry with balsamic glaze. Run by the catering company, Scoozi Events, I was a huge fan of their decor, feeling like I was just transported to a family-owned country stand on a farm, far from the middle of Manhattan.

Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese

Rosemary Lemonade

Marshmallow & Nutella

Truffle Oil Grilled Cheese

Strawberry Snow Cone