Adam C. Banks

Jul 06

Frozen watermelon…nuff said. #astoria #summer #watermelon (at Pye Boat Noodle)

Frozen watermelon…nuff said. #astoria #summer #watermelon (at Pye Boat Noodle)

Jul 05

Restaurant policy says no pictures or notes taking inside.  Sorry, I can’t share any food porn. This meal will be epic with @meganfaye. #brooklyn #brooklynfare #3michelin #nyc  (at The Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare)

Restaurant policy says no pictures or notes taking inside. Sorry, I can’t share any food porn. This meal will be epic with @meganfaye. #brooklyn #brooklynfare #3michelin #nyc (at The Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare)

Jul 04

Cold ramen for dinner- Pork belly, poached egg and assorted veggies with a yuzu broth.  Not the traditional 4th of July fare.  #astoria #ramen #noodles #japanese #dinner  (at HinoMaru Japanese Ramen Bar)

Cold ramen for dinner- Pork belly, poached egg and assorted veggies with a yuzu broth. Not the traditional 4th of July fare. #astoria #ramen #noodles #japanese #dinner (at HinoMaru Japanese Ramen Bar)

The monte cristo sandwich on challah french toast with a side of syrup from @thesandwichbarny. Ham on challah. Is that allowed?  Either way it’s delicious. Happy 4th! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ #astoria #sandwich #brunch #4thofjuly #summer  (at The Sandwich Bar)

The monte cristo sandwich on challah french toast with a side of syrup from @thesandwichbarny. Ham on challah. Is that allowed? Either way it’s delicious. Happy 4th! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ #astoria #sandwich #brunch #4thofjuly #summer (at The Sandwich Bar)

Jul 03

The smokehouse burger & a side of fried pickles from @genuineroadside in Gotham Market West.  So good. Food coma initiating in 3…2…1…and…😴😴😴 #burger #nyc  (at Genuine Roadside)

The smokehouse burger & a side of fried pickles from @genuineroadside in Gotham Market West. So good. Food coma initiating in 3…2…1…andβ€¦πŸ˜΄πŸ˜΄πŸ˜΄ #burger #nyc (at Genuine Roadside)

Pamela at @spiffnyc is getting me all cleaned up. They do a great job here!  #haircut #nyc #spiff  (at Spiff For Men NYC)

Pamela at @spiffnyc is getting me all cleaned up. They do a great job here! #haircut #nyc #spiff (at Spiff For Men NYC)

Jul 02

After wallowing in marinade for a bit, the skirt steak was grilled. Now it’s rested and ready to cut. #astoria #steak #dinner

After wallowing in marinade for a bit, the skirt steak was grilled. Now it’s rested and ready to cut. #astoria #steak #dinner

HOT DOG!!! #astoria #summer #nyc #noketchup  (at Astoria Park,Queens N.Y.)

HOT DOG!!! #astoria #summer #nyc #noketchup (at Astoria Park,Queens N.Y.)

Jun 30

The most important meal of the day. #astoria #summer #eggs #french #cafe (at Le Gamin Astoria)

The most important meal of the day. #astoria #summer #eggs #french #cafe (at Le Gamin Astoria)

Jun 28

Poaching them in a court bouillon.  @meganfaye requested shrimp cocktail to go with drinks tonight. #saturday #cooking #shrimp #astoria #food

Poaching them in a court bouillon. @meganfaye requested shrimp cocktail to go with drinks tonight. #saturday #cooking #shrimp #astoria #food

Jun 27

They wanted a vegetarian dinner. I gave them baked zucchini with mushrooms, toasted polenta, garlicky swiss chard & a light tomato sauce. #vegetarian #food #brooklyn

They wanted a vegetarian dinner. I gave them baked zucchini with mushrooms, toasted polenta, garlicky swiss chard & a light tomato sauce. #vegetarian #food #brooklyn

Jun 25

The grilled clams from @tavernakyclades.  One of my favorite dishes to eat.  Keep it simple.  #astoria #seafood #dinner #clams #summer  (at Taverna Kyclades)

The grilled clams from @tavernakyclades. One of my favorite dishes to eat. Keep it simple. #astoria #seafood #dinner #clams #summer (at Taverna Kyclades)

Jun 22

Pork, shrimp & jicama dumpling. #astoria #thai #food  (at Pye Boat Noodle)

Pork, shrimp & jicama dumpling. #astoria #thai #food (at Pye Boat Noodle)

Jun 21

Watermelon salad, anthotiro cheese, basil, red onion & za’atar spice. #astoria #summer #greek #food  (at MP Taverna Astoria)

Watermelon salad, anthotiro cheese, basil, red onion & za’atar spice. #astoria #summer #greek #food (at MP Taverna Astoria)

An afternoon with Greek wine & snacks. The perfect way to kick off summer. #astoria #summer #greek #food #wine  (at E Taverna)

An afternoon with Greek wine & snacks. The perfect way to kick off summer. #astoria #summer #greek #food #wine (at E Taverna)