brussels sprouts rosemarys


I’ve never been one to mess with a good thing or break a routine. So it comes as no surprise that I’m the same way when it comes to restaurants. When I fall hard and fast for one specific restaurant, I want to go there weekly, at the very least. Rosemary’s in the West Village is my new favorite spot, and I must say, I haven’t felt this way about a restaurant in a very long time.

Let me count the reasons why I love Rosemary’s… The space is airy, open, and bright. There is a garden on the roof that supplies many of the vegetables and fresh herbs included in dishes on the menu (you can take a peak at while you wait for your meal). The staff is incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. The prices are ridiculously reasonable by New York standards. The wine list is easy-to-decode, glasses for $10, bottles for $40. And the food… But first, the wine. Continue reading


The Easiest Summer Fruit Tart/Galette

There are three points that I require all of my favorite summer dessert recipes hit: Easy, quick, and fruity. Since I refuse to cook anything elaborate in the summer, my desserts are just the same: simple, sweet bites that feature seasonal produce. I saw these peach galettes with ricotta on Cup of Jo, and I knew I had to give them a try last weekend. Continue reading