momofuku knows best

12.07.2011 § Leave a comment

if you are a downtowner you have probably waited in one or some of the famous momofuku lines.  everytime i have a guest in town and want to show them an easy going delicious trendy comfort meal- i take them to momofuku.  my fav is the og noodle bar (natalie portman ate there and they are heavily non-friendly to vegetarians), and the pickled oysters at ssam on the bbq bread is ova!  i woke up to a friendly email that josh and i are able to bypass the ko reso race and get front row seats again.  so grateful to have such knowlegdeable chefs to give me another treat to eat!  if you want to call yourself a real new yorker- well then you must dine at one of the momofuku monopoiles, or at least get the blueberry cream cookie from milk.  today’s weather is perfect for the momofuku ramen, with pickled spread, legendary berkshire pork buns, and smoked chk wings.  xo lili is so ko lucky

happy st nicks!

12.06.2011 § Leave a comment

thanks to my love, i got my kicks!  yes i am the luckiest girl in the whirl.  bc i get to twirl in my margiela suede boots with my margiela bag and to thank my boyfriend, i got my dear friends at momofuku ko who are so kind and generous to treat us to our dinner tasting last saturday!  the best dish was the shaved foie gras over lychee.  if you feel like having an intimate bar night with really good music, food, drinks and watch the chefs cook, you must go, but practice being quick on your mouse clicks bc they do not budge on the reservation list…xo lili loves being booty licious!

its on at corton

12.05.2011 § Leave a comment

if you have any taste in your soul, you must go to corton.  like a child, i tippy toed to see through the glass kitchen window, star strucked by paul liebrandt’s gorgeous hair as he carefully swept back his stress.  the two men next to me asked me who the chef was.  “who do you think?”  it was obvious, but of course i knew who the chef was,  i had watched his hbo documentary ‘matter of taste’ 3 times, and i am not a person who likes to waste time.  the men stared hard in paul’s direction, and i said, “yes, it’s him, the only person without a chef’s hat.  look at his passionate face- he is serious about food”.  if i had to use one word to describe corton it is “now”.  the decor, tasting menu, cocktails, paul’s youth and humilty is what the world needs now.  every dish was a version of perfection, and i left dinner so delighted that i have already booked two more reservations this month.  i could go on an on, but i highly suggest you do your self a favor and truly learn what flavor is through the artful mastery at corton.  xo lili love crushin on corton and chef liebrandt

rock steady

11.17.2011 § Leave a comment

adieu to single life, hello to almost wife.  yes i have a new bf and he’s no mini, he is teaching me to love a full plate.  but i don’t know if he knows what he is getting into.  he suggested to take me out to sushi yasuda.  i told him i am more masa.  my love is like black truffles shaved on tagliatelle so generously you’d think it was parmesan.  xolili  pics via nytimes.com

only in ny

11.11.2011 § Leave a comment

do two men who are having dinner together both ask you to marry them.  they are counselors of the embassy of a country i will keep quiet.  one told me he would marry me and the other said he would leave his wife and marry me.  every month someone tells me this…very weird.  i need to stop being so chatty at restaurants.  but shit, i guess i look good!  x uh oh lili

only in ny

10.25.2011 § Leave a comment

do you catch 2 friends having a secret affair, have 2 men ask to marry you before you’ve order ice tea, eat at fig and olive 2 nights in a row, and carry 2 foreign language books in your miu miu just in case you need to catch up on foreign affairs;) xolili is learning italian and german and planning to start her own eu.

double date

10.13.2011 § Leave a comment

from 1 to 2 to 4, this dinner was definitely not a bore.  kisses lili

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