Ocho Platos 8.0

  Far uptown, past the manic energy of Times Square, the upper crust elegance of Columbus Circle, the Afro-American culture and hip wine bars of Harlem, and one subway stop past Yankee stadium, lies a pop-up restaurant that represents New York cuisine in the way only a native New Yorker can.   Samuel Lopez and…

Ugly Baby – 8.3

I love spicy food.  I put sriracha on my eggs and Marie Sharp on my pizza, I can’t eat pasta without red pepper flakes, and Indian food is my go-to Sunday night delivery meal.  To me, heat enhances the flavors in an already flavorful dish.  Spicy Thai food, however, is a whole other level, where…