Category Archives: markets

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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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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Peeking at Poughkeepsie

Over three years ago I read a heartwarming story in the Times about the restoration of a massive footbridge that brought new energy to a recession clouded community upstate. The bridge crossed the Hudson at Poughkeepsie, about an hour and … Continue reading

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On the street with Bill Cunningham

I’m hip! I’m groovy! I have made it in New York City!! There I was early on Saturday morning, sauntering through the pumpkin filled Farmer’s Markets with my bike, the front box spilling over with groceries and spiked with ears … Continue reading

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Do you want pastrami with that?

A good pastrami sandwich has long been the calling card of a number of famous Jewish delis in New York City. Katz is probably the most well known, 2nd Avenue Deli is displaced but dependable, and Eisenberg’s, my unchallenged favorite … Continue reading

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Essex Street Markets

After the extraordinary inspirational performance of the Stockholm Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall last week, I thought I should have a look at some Nordic nosh. Maybe the secret of the joyful dancing conductor was in the food he ate. So … Continue reading

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Downunder delights

I have to seriously rethink the whole definition of good coffee after being completely spoilt by the perfection of rich creamy flat whites in my recent (too) fast and fabulous trip DownUnder. Maybe it’s the water, maybe it’s the milk, … Continue reading

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The Angel in the Stone

Sean and I are working around the clock in anticipation of December 28th. This is our deadline to submit our documentary about Joey, the charismatic driver of the rich and famous, to the Tribeca film festival. Editing is an intense … Continue reading

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Farmer’s markets in Union Square

You know it’s Autumn when the quinces appear at the markets and the sudden drop in temperature makes the thought of a sweet pink quince crumble a most delicious prospect. Not only was my imagination making plans on Saturday in … Continue reading

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Smorgasburg

The Brooklyn Flea Markets have been infiltrating the Manhattan-facing shoreline over the past few years, working their way from the bridge to the latest popup in Williamsburg. What started as a menagerie of clothing, collectables and some consumables, has evolved … Continue reading

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