Hemlock is a tiny Lower East Side spot with simple, minimalist design, an open kitchen, and very friendly staff. If you are looking for a quiet, cozy place with seasonal menu and approachable wine list, this is the place to be.
When I heard about Don Angie – a New Italian, husband & wife pasta joint in West Village, I had no doubt it was exactly what I was looking for. Scott Tacinelli and Angie Rito give traditional Italian cuisine a little twist, not only in terms of style and representation but also flavor and ingredients of their playful dishes, combining Italian heritage with modern innovation.
Arroz De Pato is a traditional Portuguese dish that combines duck confit with seasoned rice and chouriço sausage. I love cooking and wherever I go I’d always ask my local friends to cook with me. It can be a dish they remember from their childhood, a family recipe or just something easy to make, with few ingredients but with the local touch. This time in Porto I asked my dear friend Carolina to cook with me something her family would eat normally at home, perhaps with a group of friends. Arroz de Pato was her first choice.