Insight News: Black in chef’s whites: Jared Brewington

Jared Brewington is bounding around 805 E. 38th St. with the enthusiastic, slightly unhinged energies of a new dad.The tiles are repurposed from an old McDonald’s. This old record player was thrifted. The light fixtures are being suspended with airplane wire. Brewington insisted on taking on the general contractor duties of his newly opened restaurant, Funky Grits, a highly … [Read more...]

Sushi and more at Intown Sushi in the Midtown Global Market

My friend Abbas, chef at the Atlas Grille, loves sushi, so when he insisted that I join him for a bite at the new Intown Sushi in the Midtown Global Market, I didn't hesitate. The selection of nigiri and maki rolls at Intown Sushi is pretty basic, but the fish is very fresh, the sushi very well prepared, and the menu offers some items that you can't find at most little sushi … [Read more...]

Iran: the See For Yourself Tour

Day 1-2: Tehran Arrival at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA),where we will meet our guide and transfer to the hotel. After a short rest, we will have a tour to visit some highlights of Tehran such as the National Museum, Golestan palace and bazaar.  Before we leave Tehran, we will also visit the Milad Tower, an art gallery, the award-winning Tabiat Pol bridge and … [Read more...]

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