Cafe Standard

Brunch at Café Standard’s Garden

Cafe Standard – 25 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003


The Standard Burger bacon, cheese, fries ♥♥♥1/2

♥♥♥1/2 ♥♥ ♥1/2 $$$1/2

DSC08014Burrata & Prosciutto basil pesto ♥♥♥1/2

DSC08046DSC08036Eggs Benedict ♥♥♥

DSC08018Organic Egg Whites avocado, spinach, feta cheese ♥♥♥

HAPPY SUNDAY DSC08020Poached Eggs olive oil, spinach, grilled country bread ♥

DSC08017Sunday afternoon

DSC08043Churros and chocolate dipping ♥♥♥

Café  Standard

Antique Garage

Mediterranean brunch at ”Antique Garage” in SOHO

Antique Garage is Mediterranean restaurant located on Mercer street between Broom St & Grand St in Soho. I enjoyed atmosphere of place created by live band music and vintage decor. Even owner and waiter has big Greek accent and place does make you feel like you’re somewhere in Europe. But! YES But I’m not sure about brunch menu. If I come back here for dinner I will report you back again! Stay tuned ~ XO

Overall Food Atmosphere Price
♥♥♥1/2  $$$$ 

 Eggplant Salad chargrilled pureed baby eggplant marinated in olive oil & fresh lemon juice $12 ♥♥♥

Spinach Artichoke Omelette with goat cheese $18 ♥♥♥
     Antique Garage
41 Mercer St
( Between Broom St & Grand St )

Antique Garage


20131115-235150.jpg 335 Bowery ( corner of Great Jone St )

Gemma is located at Bowery Hotel and only a few blocks away from my house. Perfect outdoor seat in spring & summer time. I often come here for dinner also cocktail at next door lobby bar. Their rooftop room is SuPa cute and open for special event & party. Sometime I forget to blog about some of neighborhood places and my photos are from late night menu. I will update more food photos next my visit at Gemma. Ps – Please scroll down photos for my update \(^_^)/ xoxo

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Seared Yellow Fin Tuna $14 ♥♥♥1/2


Crostini Chicken Liver Puree $5 ♥♥♥1/2

Me & Peter 🙂

Prosciutto Di Parma cured ham from parma $9


Me & Cutie Branca (^_^)


Four Seasons Pizza basil, artichokes, prosciutto, mushrooms $14 ♥♥♥


Burrata Caprese $12 ♥♥♥


Black squid ink pasta with spicy seafood $? ♥♥


Kale, Tuscan Beans, Red Onions $10 ♥♥♥


Meat balls  ♥♥♥1/2


Seafood spaghetti (GF) ♥♥♥1/2


Hanger Steak with Broccoli rabe $22 ♥♥♥1/2


Extraviejo & Italiano Vero $14


Don’t you just love outside seating at Gemma in summer time*\(^_^)/* xoxo


Caffe Falai       265 Lafayette St ( btw Prince St & Spring St )


Cafe Falai is cute Italian restaurant on Lafayett St. My photos are brunch menu. They serve 6 different kind of baked eggs on weekend and they doesn’t serve egg benedic or omlet just to let you know. Brunch special is $15 come with a glass of mimossa. The place is next door to Falai Bottega

Overall Food Atmosphere Price
♥♥    ♥♥♥     $$$1/2

 Oven Baked Eggs  Smoked Salmon Spinach & Mascarpone ♥♥♥


 Roast Beef Penini & Me (^_^)  Yum Yum Yum


 Avocado mixed greens, frisée, micro greens, lemon zest with black truffle dressing $12 ♥♥♥


melon & Prosciutto ♥♥♥


Roast Beef pecorino, sun dried tomato pesto, caramelized onion, mustard, mixed green ♥♥♥


Mimosa orange juice and prosecco,  


Oven Baked Eggs Italian Sausage ♥♥♥



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Caffe Storico           170 Central Park West


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I just had OMG stylish dining at Caffe Storico (^0^)”””Caffè Storico in the New York Historical Society located on Upper West Side. Yup, Cutie Patroller crossed the border past 34 St. for this OMG new restaurant!!! I decide every few months I’m reporting crossed border some supper special spot if I find any!!! My last uptown report was the iconic Plaza Hotel, The Plaza Food Hall by Todd English. Caffe Storico opened in December by Stephen Starr, the mega-restaurateur who owns Morimoto and Buddakan here and a sizable empire of restaurants in Philadelphia. If you are expecting another uptown version of Buddakan this isn’t case. This place brings casual elegance to museum & neighborhood with chef Jim Burke’s authentic Italian cuisine. This place was as part of the $65 million, three-year-long renovation of the NYHS. I have to say they did great job with this place. Pure white walls, super high-ceilinged with brass chandelier, lemon yellow banquettes, a window into the sculpture arcade, open kitchen and a marble table, nineteenth-century china from museum collection adorn shelves with victorian-style woodwork that soar 15 feet to the ceiling…..Oh!! M Gggggggggggg sooo lovely!!!!!!! My stylish dinner reservation was 7:45 on Friday night with partner in crime Kim.  As soon as I walked in I was soooo satisfied of my choice for this special uptown patrolling report. Place was busy and the vibe so classy.  I started my dinner with glass of wine to compliment my rabbit porchetta and burrata with artichoke appetizers. Both dishes were very good and then I moved to the Ricotta Cavatelli, with lobster and black-trumpet mushrooms. I was going to order chef’s signature pappardelle with duck ragù, shaved chocolate and orange but I had enough meat in my order so I changed my mind. You must order one of pasta dish because this place is known for their handmade pasta.  They use four ounces of lobster and it was so meaty and flavorful.  Pasta’s shape is like a worm looking… (Don’t  get scared!! Soo good). I ended my dinner with giant size veal Osso Buco with Polenta. Of course me and my date Kim finished it up. Yup I told you I’m 90 pound skinny pig in the city but can EAT!!!  We had to skip dessert….. because we had 10:30 reservation for drink & snack time at another place otherwise I would have ordered two and cappuccino. I must say Caffe Storico is now one of reason to come visit UWS for sure. I recommend for any occasion like a cute date, birthday with 4-5 friends or just two. I can’t wait to come back here for girl power lunch or weekend brunch soon, I can imagine how lovely this place is in daylight with this decor and gorgeous big window.

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Locanda Verde      379 Greenwich St, New York 10013

I had a quick brunch at Locanda Verde a few week ago.  I wish I had more time to enjoy my reservation. YES you have to make reservation for even brunch on Sunday in New York City!! I don’t get chance to have brunch often but having own my boutique I kinda have to understand and let go my brunch. No worry I still able to patrol fabulous dinner *\(^_^)/* I would love to come back to Locanda for dinner sometime soon ~

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Slow-Cooked Lamb Sandwich on a rosemary bun with farinella $17 ♥♥♥ 1/2


Martini $14


Toasted Hazelnut French Toast citrus salad $15 ♥♥


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