Tag: food

Restaurant Review: Chef Burger in Medellin (Colombia)

Here’s my quick recommendation for anyone looking to munch on a juicy, tasty burger while traveling in Medellin. Especially during long-term travels, you may find yourself wanting a quick taste of home. Chef Burger is definitely as a good a place as any that I’ve been to in Colombia to sate that specific craving. Though ...

healthy food at naturalia

My Favorite Healthy Dining Option in Medellin (Colombia)

In Medellin, it can be a bit difficult to find healthier dining alternatives as you’re generally surrounded by arepas, empanadas, and other deep-fried goodies. So it came as a refreshing surprise when the roommates and I found our way to Naturalia Cafe/Restaurant. Located in the heart of Laureles, a few steps from Calle 70 (Circular ...

Fit by Forty: 2 Simple Things I Changed in My Diet That Helped Me Lose 8 Lbs in 2 wks

Plateau… ughhh, such an ugly word. Unfortunately it’s a word that I must occasionally use with my patients at the hospital when they stop making gains, and it’s definitely how I’d describe my weight loss up until about 2 weeks ago. Though I live a pretty active lifestyle with 3-4 days per week in the ...

Fit by Forty

There are two things about me that you should know. #1: I love to eat. #2: I loooooooooove to eat. Now I’m sure this is not much of a surprise as most of America seems to share in the same foodie love-fest (just look at the countless blogs and YouTube channels that are dedicated to ...

Restaurant Review: Guantanamera Restaurant (Hell’s Kitchen, NYC)

While on vacation, I will often look for experiences  that help me understand and define the character of the city that I’m visiting.  After living in New York for over 10 yrs, I realize that I definitely take the City for granted and have not delved into finding its heartbeat as much as I would when visiting a new location. Fortunately, there are those around ...

Restaurant Review: MamaSushi (Inwood, NYC)

Like many of the other restaurants in the area, MamaSushi is located in a relatively small, but cozy venue, alongside a row of hole-in-the wall bars on Dyckman Ave, one block north of the A train. With names like the Campesino, the Chimi and Las Terrenas, you quickly realize that the rolls you’re choosing from aren’t going to ...

Restaurant Review: Nai Tapas Bar (LES, NYC)

Just another one of those inconspicuous Manhattan restaurants, whose storefront doesn’t do justice to the experience that is awaiting inside.  A few weeks ago, a group of friends had agreed to meet for a birthday celebration at Nai Tapas Bar, located on the Lower East Side.  For larger groups, Nai provides a delicious fixed menu for $40 per person, that ...