Category Archives: Food

Tea and Sympathy

A cup of tea and a good lie down seemed the best remedy for the latest chocolate news to hit NYC. Winter storms may come and go ( or not ) but chocolate withdrawal can do permanent damage. As of … Continue reading

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Al dente

Indecision is a terrible thing. On a freezing day this week when coffee and hot chocolate were alluring alternatives around the hot spots of the Flatiron, the best decision finally came spontaneously. Pasta! Sean and I were only slightly peckish … Continue reading

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Veselykh svyat!

Today was a perfect day to be celebrating the Orthodox Christmas Eve. With temperatures dipping to minus 7 degrees celsius, and swirling snow dusting the cityscape white, all that was needed was a warm spot, some hearty food and a … Continue reading

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Brilliance in the Bowery

Hospitality of operatic proportions is bursting at the seams in the heart of the Bowery. Packed houses every night resound with competing arias, quixotic consumption and dramatic audience participation. This is a show not to be missed. Where faux French … Continue reading

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Mango fever

The gold rush in Australia is far from over. In fact if you are in Darwin at this time of the year, it is only just beginning. Recently, after 37 hours in transit from NYC, what I thought was the … Continue reading

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Sant Ambroeus

Sant Ambroeus on the Upper East Side has a reputation for being ‘kinda snoody’ and perhaps that is the key ingredient to it’s success. Well placed on Madison Avenue ¬†and 78th, the Milanese cafe has faux chandeliers above the coffee … Continue reading

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Market Share

The Farmer’s Markets in Union Square are the best place to be in NYC on a Saturday morning. At any time of the year the Square is full of bustle and seasonal colors and tastes, but there is something special … Continue reading

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