It’s time to venture out of your restaurant-going norms. Take a break from the crowded restaurants and check out these hidden gems. If you’re in the mood for good burgers and an interesting dining experience, check out the Burger Joint in the Back of Le Parker Meridien in Midtown West. The next stop takes us to Pomme Frites in the East Village, where you will have the best Belgium fries with every dipping sauce imaginable. Then, head to La Superior in Williamsburg, the best hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant in Brooklyn, offering everything from amazing margaritas to house-made guacamole. Lastly is Caracas, an Arepa bar with two locations in Williamsburg and the East Village with the best Venezuelan food in NYC. Click through to find out more about these easy-to-miss spots!-
Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.