Archive for the ‘Greenwich Village Dining’ Category

Overall CID rating 4 out of 5

Thumbs Up: the Strawberry Cheesecake ice cream, value for the dollar (for the ice cream)

Thumbs Down: pricey chocolates

Recommendations: Try all the flavors first before choosing your stroll in the park flavor!!

“CID Highlight” – Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream: CID Rating 4 out of 5

The fresh tasting strawberries and chunky cheesecake bites found within this all natural (no preservatives) ice cream was a great snack for a walk down 8th street on a warm, breezy spring evening. Pair it with a crispy and crunchy wafer cone and you have a great treat.

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Overall CID rating 4 out of 5

Thumbs Up: value for the dollar, pineapple fried rice, curry

Thumbs Down: extremely crowded and loud as the night progresses

Recommendations: Go early or prepare to wait!

“CID Highlight” – Pineapple Fried Rice: CID rating 5 out of 5

Pineapple Fried Rice

Rice is my life. I love everything and anything about rice. The pineapple fried rice at Spice on University is the best I’ve ever had. All the ingredients tasted fresh and work harmoniously well together while still maintaining their distinct flavors. The cashews were crunchy and the shrimp (unlike its comparables) were not miniature in size. The portion of this dish is great for either sharing or eating as the main entree.

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Overall CID rating 4 out of 5

Thumbs Up: the cool truck, chocolate bread pudding, da bomb

Thumbs Down: value for the dollar

Recommendations: Great for a quick sweet treat before or after the movies at Stadium 14!

“CID Highlight” – Da Bomb (Bomboloni): CID rating 4 out of 5

Da Bomb

Homemade deepā€fried brioche, dusted with cinnamon and sugar, and filled with vanilla cream. Da Bomb is a latest addition to my list of things to indulge in twice a year. It would take a six month craving for me to pay $5 for just three of these soft, moist pockets of cream.

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