Cheapeats For The Starving Student – Part 2

| October 18, 2010

Oh the challenge of eating well on a student’s budget. McDonald’s, Burger King, wings & beer. Sound familiar? Well here’s another option to get some hearty and healthy food in that belly. Quantum Leap is a quaint spot in the middle of Greenwich Village and NYU, serving up healthy grub in a casual setting. The rustic […]

Cheapeats For The Starving Student

| October 5, 2010

The challenge of being a student is the ability to eat well on on a budget. Your daily menu typically consists of ramen noodles, peanut butter and pizza. During a hot summer day in Greenwich Village – NYU town, I grabbed lunch at a neighborhood staple. Where is that you ask? Dojo. Dojo is a veteran in Noho serving […]

Bustling Bistro

| March 11, 2010

Cafe Au Lait, Omelettes, French Onion Soup. If any of these sound good to you, then head over to French Roast. This Village bistro is France’s version of the 24hr diner. You can grab a meal at anytime…day or night.  On a recent chilly afternoon,  l had time for a proper lunch and needed something to warm my […]

Doggy Bag Please

| February 25, 2010

There’s Chinese Food and then there’s Chinese Food. If you’re on the hunt for great Chinese, head over to Sammy’s Noodle Shop & Grill. Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, this spot serves up massive portions that make sharing and doggy bags standard practice. On a recent Sunday evening, I ventured there with a […]

Hot and Spicy

| October 20, 2009

When you’re a student, cheap is the name of the game. NYU is the most expensive university in New York. Students pay a premium to study there, not allowing for much disposable income. Well have no fear, you can eat well on a budget. L’Annam is a spot on University Place serving authentic Vietnamese cooking. […]

The Little Cafe That Could

| October 6, 2009

On a lovely Sunday afternoon strolling in the Village, my stomach started growling and knew that it was time to eat. There isn’t a shortage of restaurants to choose from in this eclectic neighborhood. The question is…”Can it be good and cheap”? The answer is yes. I walked past the Cornelia Street Cafe  and decided to […]

The Cheap Eateries Are Growing

| August 17, 2009

Upper Eastside eatery Philippe Chow, is now bringing his high end Chinese cuisine to the people with his latest addition…Philippe Chow Express.   With outposts in Miami, Mexico City and East Hampton, Philippe is where the Martha Stewart’s and the Housewives of New York City dine. (Remember Bethany wanting to poke out Jill’s eye with a […]

Paella Party at Tio Pepe

| July 15, 2009

With the belt tightening going on these days, traveling abroad may be challenging.  If you can’t afford a plane ticket, then travel through food.  Thanks to Tio Pepe, you can with their $15.95 paella menu. The classic Paella Valenciana consisting of chicken, shellfish and chorizo                                                 Paella Marinera containing  the fruits of the sea                                                 Paella Camarones […]