Otto Clam Pie

Clam Pie – Otto

  We have been HUGE slackers on the blog front. Mainly because we’ve been traveling and hope to give you some off-the-beaten path ‘finds’ soon. But before we do…let’s talk about Otto, a Mario Batali Pizzeria & Enoteca.  Otto, pronounce … Continue reading

Bacon Jam with Brie Carson Kitchen

Carson Kitchen – Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas is having a bit of a renaissance thanks to Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.  He’s taken it upon himself to re-invigorate the blocks around the Zappos campus to make it a happier place for his employees.  And, … Continue reading

Orange Slice

Oriental Garden – Seafood Delight!

We’re lucky to live less than a mile away from NYC’s Chinatown.  Walking through its streets is a treat in itself, but knowing what restaurant to go to is the icing on the cake.  There are hundreds of restaurants trying … Continue reading

Chicken Thighs

Recipe – Braised Chicken Thighs & Potatoes

Sometimes you want an easy dinner.  This will be your new go-to.  Your entire meal is in this one pan.  There are minimal ingredients and it’s mostly hands-off.   The final product is flavorful, filling and seemingly complicated. Two things … Continue reading

franny's clam pie


Franny’s consistently makes the ‘best of’ lists for Brooklyn so we took a walk there on a beautiful autumn Saturday. Because there is nearly ALWAYS a wait there and because it was GORGEOUS out, we figured we’d be there all … Continue reading

mahi taco with cilantro slaw

Thug-ish Kitchen

So there’s an awesome blog called Thug Kitchen.  If you haven’t seen it, it’s hilarious and helpful.  For those of you who do not like the F-word, the S-word, or the B-word….maybe don’t go there. Anyway, we’ve been following them … Continue reading

Ivan Ramen Soy

Ivan Ramen

When it’s a rainy fall day and you’re slightly (or more) hungover the suggestion of ramen noodles definitely piques your interest.  It certainly did for us.  So we set out to the Lower Eastside and sat ourselves at the bar … Continue reading

CMYK base

#WineWednesday – Borgo Scopeto Chianti Classico

As we slowly roll into the Fall and Winter months, our palates start craving red wines.  Some light, and some fuller, but now is the season to get back into them. Today we try a 2010 Chianti Classico called Borgo … Continue reading

Asparagus Risotto Trading Post

Wouldn’t Trade This for the World! -Trading Post

We’re back from hiatus and we’ll kick it back into gear with a local place that’s fantastic for a family dinner, a date night, or to have a sip of some whiskey: Trading Post on 170 John St., NY, NY. … Continue reading

We’re baaaaack

Hey y’all.  It’s been a little over a month since Lizzy’s has posted and apologies for that.  It’s been a hectic summer so far.  But don’t worry!  We’ve kept up our notes and are back with new findings both near … Continue reading