This post originally took place on April 13, 2010.
When I’m at home, I have a 50/50 chance of being plied with food a loving relative either cooked or brought home the moment I wake up. I appreciate this immensely, but you can also see it may or may not put a crimp in any plans I may have made. This time around, I got plied with food.
We had some mai fun (rice vermicelli) tossed with bean spouts, turnip greens, ham strips, and bits of seafood. It’s usually pretty good, but was a little dry this time around. Having had this meal at an odd time, I didn’t eat again until went out to eat for dinner.
We went to Time Cafe for dinner, a cafe-lounge just blocks away on Broadway. During the day, they serve brunch with free Wifi. At night, the front of the restaurant functions primarily as a bar and lounge area while the back is more of a group-friendly dine-in area. The lights are dimmed, the atmosphere cozy, and waiters friendly.
I definitely would not mind coming back for a quick meal close by. Suggested by another Yelper, their Cevapcici here is fantastic. Their fries are pretty tasty as well.
T. had some delicious sirloin steak that I stole a couple of bites of. Juicy and tender, so yummy.
Y. had the Tilapia Francese. The fish was a bit soggy, but the mashed potatoes were great.
C. had the Risotto with Mixed Seafood – it was great! Piping hot, with plenty of seafood mixed in. Delicious.
A great start to April Foodie Week 2010.
Long Island City, NY 11103