Author: Dara

Food and Drink

Tanuki Tavern Opens Tonight in Gansevoort

  The Meatpacking District gets some fish with Tanuki Tavern, a Japanese sushi/tapas spot opening tonight in the Gansevoort Hotel. I didn't even know the Japanese had tapas, but apparently they do, and it is known in Japan as "Izakaya." Izakaya roughly translates to: "a Japanese drinking establishment which also serves food to accompany the drinks." What […]

Food and Drink

Starbucks Via Taste Test!

Will it be the "blech" heard round the world? To some, probably. Starbucks is an acquired taste in my opinion - even I used to despise it, and now I find myself craving it in the wee hours of the morning. It's a very strong coffee, and it takes some getting […]