Photo courtesy of Fat Radish
An exciting meal out reminds me that cooking is a creative outlet. I work in an information profession, and really enjoy coming home and getting my hands dirty in the kitchen. But most of the time, I make quick and unblogworthy fare, and it’s been a few weeks since I felt like posting.
The night out last week impressed me — dinner at Fat Radish, a farm-to-table place in the newly hip area south of Delancey, where the Lower East Side hits Chinatown. On one hand, Fat Radish is a scene, true to its roots as a catering business for fashion shoots. On the other, staff is friendly and the neighborhood has a great up and coming vibe. I know the area well, as Darcy lived a few blocks north when we started dating. South of Delancey is now in a sweet spot — tons of creative new bars and restaurants, with much less noise and crowding than the northern part of LES. I can’t wait to make home versions of a few plates.
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