Au Pied de Fouet – Saint-Germain-Des-Prés, Paris, France


4.3 Lizards. Pictured: Fish special, lapin (rabbit) dish, duck confit, steak tartare Well, this place is on a side street off of Saint-Germain. We found it through one of those Paris recommendation books. First good sign – there were a lot of locals eating there. This was clearly a bistro done right. Next good sign […]

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Pies-n-Thighs – Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY


4.5 Lizards (!!) Pictured: Fried Chicken Box with Mac & Cheese and a slice of Lemon Chess Pie. Well, I was all by my lonesome for dinner tonight. The super funny comedian boyfriend was hosting an open mic, and my good ole stomach started a-rumblin’. I was in the mood for some stellar comfort food, and you […]

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Pain Vin Fromages – Marais, Paris, France


Surprise! I’m in Paris!  4.5 Lizards. Pictured: Goat cheese and camembert fondue, raclette, potatoes and magical cheese-melting machine Ahh, the family and I are in Paris. The land of delicious food. Firstly, this is a small, family-owned restaurant with two nice brothers as owners. We did not come across any stereotypical French “attitude” toward Americans. […]

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La Goulette – N. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY


With my first review post comes my rating system: Lizards! Yes, it’s based on my name. On a scale of 1-5, one Lizard is a cringe-worthy place and five Lizards could be Michelin-rated (if I was a Michelin rater). Everything in between is in between. You know how numbers work! La Goulette was a solid 4 Lizards. Pictured: Chicken Shawarma, Tunisian […]

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Kyoto Sushi – Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY


2 Lizards.                              Pictured: Vegetable Udon Noodle Soup, Spicy Tuna Roll, Spicy Salmon Roll, Spicy White Tuna Roll, Rainbow Delight Roll Before I begin, I should point out that I’m kind of a sushi snob. That being said, I can recognize when […]

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