Welcome to The Lunch Belle, a food website/blog that views the New York City + Los Angeles dining scenes through the lens - and belly - of a highly opinionated, critical, adorably quirky, and culinary-obsessed thirty-something year old.

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  • ~ For tourists, I can help you create itineraries and answer any questions you may have/offer advice for your upcoming visit to NYC, LA, or anywhere else that I have traveled (the list is long!).
  • ~ I can consult and/or advise on all of your small and large events.
  • ~ I will assist you with restaurant recommendations.

Just consider me your one-stop NYC - and, most recently, Los Angeles - shop!




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Entries in TRAVEL Peru (1)


These are a few of my favorite things: the foods of Peru, in pictures

Sliced beef tenderloin served with potato and mushroom stoolsCrayfish and hominy chowderHandmade cheese and mushroom empanadasLocal fruits plateGuinea pig: I call it "not for me," the Peruvians call it a "delicacy"Lomo Saltado: by far and wide, this was my favorite dish (sliced beef, onion, bell pepper and tomato stir fry served with white rice and French fries ~ a tribute to La Chifa)Peruvian woman about to make papaya juiceQuinoa pancakes: my favorite breakfast Sweet corn tamaleThe Map Cafe's lovely tangerine tart