Tournesol

50-12 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101-5734
(718) 472-4355

This is the first time I have ever eaten French food, unless you count the meals on Air France. Tournesal is a small place, and we just showed up with a group of 8 on a Saturday night, so naturally I

Obi Sushi

1771 Library Street
Reston, VA 20190
http://www.obisushi.com

I love sushi so one day after work, it just seemed like a great idea to check out Obi Sushi which was located across the street from my office. To start with we went with a bottle of Hakushika Chokara sake. It was

Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande Cafe

1827 Library St,
Reston, VA 20190
http://www.unclejulios.com/

Nothing makes me happier then great service, but when you have excellent quick service and amazing food you have a place I will rant and rave about. I hit up Uncle Julio’s for lunch (located next to American Tap Room), remember to get

American Tap Room

1811 Library St.
Reston, VA 20190
703-834-0400
http://www.americantaproom.com

Sitting in my hotel room in at Dulles Airport, I wanted to go out see people, grab dinner, possibly a drink and of course catch the Mets game. My search brought me to American Tap Room, and I was immediately pleased to

Big Bowl

11915 Democracy Drive
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 787-8852
http://www.bigbowl.com/

Big Bowl was the first of my stops while in Reston, VA. I visited Big Bowl for lunch on a nice afternoon and after seeing the crowd inside I decided I wouldn’t mind sitting outside. Unfortunately, their outdoor seating is hidden

Rickshaw Dumping Bar

61 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
http://www.rickshawdumplings.com/

The name of this place is what drew me in, I thought to myself WHAT IS A DUMPLING BAR? As I walked in, Rickshaw seemed like a small place with 2 tables by the entrance, I continued to the register and realized

Roomali

97 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10016
http://roomali.tripod.com/

Roomali’s claim to fame is their Roti Rolls. In short it is an Indian bread rolled up and filled with one of their many options such as lamb tikka, chicken, beef or paneer (cheese). In addition they have some grilled plates were just

The Creek and the Cave

10-93 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
http://www.thecreekandthecave.com

Off the back, I have to say I have never actually sat down and eaten at The Creek and the Cave, but have ordered in a handful of times and felt it was worth a mention. You may have noticed this place

Sabor Tropical

36-18 30th Avenue
Astoria, New York
http://www.sabortropicalnyc.com/

Couple of friends and I were on the hunt for skirt steak, which landed us at the Brazilian restaurant Sabor Tropical in Astoria, NY. Their menu consists of more then just skirt steak, but our goal was skirt steak. For appetizers we started with