Out to Lunch with Japanese Cuisine in Midtown

Running around New York City can quickly leave you hungry and parched before you know it. When visiting for either business or pleasure, it is easy to let time escape … Continue Reading →


Golden Drinking & Dining in Midtown at GILT

The attraction and beauty of New York City can also be at times what intimidates people. There is always so much going on and so much to do, and if … Continue Reading →


Fine Italian Dining Fabulous at Frankies Spuntino in NYC

For the finest of Italian food in New York City, look no further than Frankies Spuntino. I discovered this refreshing restaurant a few years ago, and every time I’m in … Continue Reading →


Dining: The Standard Grill

This week on Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Reviews, I present: Restaurant Info: Name:  The Standard Grill Address: 848 Washington St., NYC 10014 Website: http://thestandardgrill.com/ Reviewer: Andrew Rivkin [mappress mapid=”1″] Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Review: … Continue Reading →


Dining: Kaijou Japanese Cuisine and Bar

This week on Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Reviews, I present: Restaurant Info: Name: Kaijou Japanese Cuisine & Bar Address:  21 South End Avenue, New York, NY 10280 Website: www.kaijounewyork.com/ Reviewer: Andrew Rivkin … Continue Reading →


Dining: Nikko Sushi Bar

This week on Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Reviews, I present: Restaurant Info: Name: Nikko Sushi Address: 1300 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203 Website: www.nikkosushibar.net Reviewer: Andrew Rivkin [mappress mapid=”1″] Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Review: I … Continue Reading →


Dining: French Cuisine at Le Scaramouche

This week on Andrew Rivkin’s Restaurant Reviews, I present: Restaurant Info: Name: Le Scaramouche Address: One Benvenuto Place, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1H3 Website: www.scaramoucherestaurant.com Reviewer: Andrew Rivkin [mappress mapid=”2″] Andrew … Continue Reading →


Wine and Dine in L.A.

Great food is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Los Angeles, California. Yet behind the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, the fervor of a giant sports fandom, and the beauty of the beach, L.A. offers some impressive and intriguing places in which to sit and eat. Whenever Andrew Rivkin takes a trip to the west coast, there are a select few restaurants that he is sure to visit. Continue Reading →


Dining in Montreal

The Québécois have a very distinct cuisine, comprised of traditional French dishes and techniques prepared with regional ingredients such as wild game (venison, boar and the like), freshwater fish like trout and salmon, maple syrup, and seasonal wild vegetables like mushrooms, ramps and fiddleheads. Continue Reading →