My friend, artist, Alphonse vanWoerkom, emailed me the other day with this delicious recipe he had a dream about: It was true, I dreamed this recipe and decided to make it the next day. My friend Anton, he of the silver tongue, called me the” Martin Luther King of the kitchen”, due to the fact that “I had a dream”. … Read More
New York Newbies
Last night on my flight from Las Vegas I was seated next to Katie and Lisa two young New York Newbies. I gave the my favorite list of NY Daily Eats:ViceVersa my favorite ItalianChapen ThaiWondee Thai on 10th AveXaiXai my favorite South African tapasTwo Booths Pizza original in East VillageOf course Arthuros, LombardisAmys BreadCoffee Pot
Blake the Cat on Eating
Meet Blake the Cat who is an unusual white and black tabby with one blue eye and one green eye. Blake also likes to talk. Blake wants to eat when he wants to eat. Blake has a special diet he eats canned food in the morning. I try to buy him organic cat canned food. At night Blake dines on … Read More
Let Her Eat Chocolate Cake!
I went to Market Café for the first time. I read about the quality of food from this Hell’s Kitchen eatery. I also heard about the service. Despite the pros and cons I wanted to experience this for myself, this is my neighborhood after all. First Market Café is all about the food and the food is awesome. I had … Read More
Spring on Park
Surprise and delight at the detail of all things spring. This is a restaurant that not only believes in sensory experience but provides a seasonal twist. This is a smart fresh concept and I love it. From the awning at the entrance to the hallway bar nook your senses are engrossed in all things spring. The menu is the season. … Read More
Meet Jacqueline Lead-Barista R/GA Coffee Bar & Lounge
R/GA’s Lead Barista Jacqueline take us on a tour of the R/GA Coffee Bar and Lounge. The place for a cup of great coffee, conversation, comfort or laugh.
The Flip Camcorder / Bill Sobel
The Flip Movement is under way. I never would have thought I would have influence on a brand. When Caryn Rose told me about The Flip video I thought wow what an easy way to do vloging. No messy wires no complexities. I quickly ordered mine from Target. Now about an year later and after meeting Bill Sobel at Social … Read More
Park Avenue Bistro Hosts Food Blogger’s Dinner
It was a lovely evening with hosts Tim Brown, owner and eventeur of Park Avenue Bistro and Nancy Swiezy, personal relations and 1st generation internet entrepreneur. Executive Chef, Gonzalo Compos cooked up a delicious feast for New York’s most famous food bloggers. The evening started with puff pastry with caramelized onions and sardines with fresh basil, mini taco of tuna … Read More
It’s Easter – a Time for Rebirth and new beginnings
Aha rebirth I know what that’s all about. There was a time when I looked forward to Easter – mom’s Easter dinner was always so delicious. We would have ham, mashed potatoes, antipasto, Easter bread, ricotta cake with little slices of sausage. All the chocolate bunnies you could eat and more. The candy would last for weeks and weeks. There … Read More
What do you eat when you have the winter blues?
Lately the winter blues have me down. I feel unmotivated and uninspired. Right now I’m staring into a big mug of coffee and looking for a sign in the stream as it whirls around. If only coffee talk. Maybe tea leaves have the response I’m looking for. What I’m really looking for is purpose, isn’t that what we are all … Read More