Munchimonster

Adventures in Eating & Cooking

Delightful Gila’s

Last month when I had worked near 23rd street, I¬†would frequent a cute little Mediterranean cafe called Gila’s Nosh. This was a lovely little nook, tucked away between 3rd and … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mid-Day Coffee Thoughts

There is something ethereal about rainy days, those days that swing between gentle and vicious¬†pouring inexhaustibly. Always alternating between the two, never a lapse. Perhaps something even more particular about … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Since We’re on the Subject of Coffee…

Speaking about coffee, let’s talk affogatos! First of all – what is an affogato? Pretty much an ingenious combination of gelato & espresso. With this, you got the dark, sexy, … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coffee in Its Purest Form

Ever since Miss Ratatouille introduced me to Elixir‘s latte, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. Something about the coffee there just causes me (and plenty … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hummus is Yummus

Hummus is yummus!!! If you agree with the statement above and haven’t been to Dizengoff yet, you need to get off your computer and run over right this instant! Or, … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Brunch Club – First Meeting!

About 4 weeks ago, the snow finally began to melt into grey slush, the most telltale sign of spring in any city. This was the Sunday that the Brunch Club … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coffee from Lucid Cafe

Hey guys, so I know I haven’t updated in a long time, but I have much to fill you all in on!!! Exhibit A: this beautifully-rendered coffee art in a … Continue reading

December 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

A Banana Split Day!

Yesterday was a beautiful day: sunny, breezy, and warm, a real shocker for Philly in mid-Feb. But it was the perfect weather for Weshma and me to stroll down to … Continue reading

February 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Free Food, Just a Text Away!

Nothing screams awesome more than “free food” except “delicious free food”, which is what Tenka brings to all the poor starving college kids in NYC. Well, maybe not exactly starving… … Continue reading

December 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dunkin’ Donuts 99-cent Lattes

Yes that’s right folks! FOR ONLY 99 cents + tax ($1.07), you too can enjoy a small (which actually isn’t so small) Dunkin’ Donuts iced latte. Anytime. (Well at least … Continue reading

April 5, 2009 · 1 Comment