Lee’s Tavern

In a world that is ever changing, it is a comforting feeling that some things remain the same. It was time to “Feed The Beast” and Lee’s Tavern was calling. For those not in the know, Lee’s Tavern is a legendary pizza joint in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island. It first opened it’s…

Dosa Garden

Looking to support all types of local restaurants during “NYC Restaurant Week To Go”, it was time to indulge in one of “The Beast’s” favorite cuisines. It was a perfect night to order from an Indian restaurant. After looking at different Yelp reviews and speaking to people from the area, it was settled. Dinner was…

Marie’s Gourmet

On the North Shore of Staten Island sits a family owned restaurant called Marie’s Gourmet. They are located on Victory Boulevard between Clove Road and Forest Avenue. With “NYC Restaurant Week To Go” in full force, “The Beast” wanted to support this establishment with an order to go. This was the first time the “The…

Max’s Es-Cas

“The Beast” acknowledges Max’s Es-Cas as a place to support during ‘NYC Restaurant Week To Go”. For those not in the know, there is a place on the North Shore of Staten Island serving up traditional Italian fare in an elegant setting called Max’s Es-Cas. This family run restaurant is a local hot spot. As…

“The Beast” Goes Middle Eastern

On the South Shore of Staten Island is a restaurant that is unlike so many others customary to the island.  It is called “Laila”.  A Middle Eastern restaurant with exquisite food and where prior to Covid restrictions, you could enjoy music and be entertained by professional belly dancers.  Laila is located at 45 Page Avenue,…

NYC Restaurant Week To Go

With all the Covid restrictions placed on restaurants in the New York City area, it is making it increasingly more difficult for independent restaurants to survive. New York City has restaurant week twice a year. For 2021 the first week will begin on Monday January 25th and conclude on Sunday January 31st. This year it…