New York City takes on an “Indian Accent”

The prominent restaurant Indian Accent in New Delhi, is prized as being one of the top restaurants in the world(Top 100 by S.Pellegrino).  In addition, Indian Accent has been awarded the title "the … [Read more...]

Wines of Jura

The wines of Jura are possibly the most unique wines of the world.  Jura is a tiny wine-producing region in France that is secretly tucked away in the mountains between Burgundy and Switzerland.  With … [Read more...]

Domaine des Entrefaux Crozes Hermitage 2013

I had the Domaine des Entrefaux Crozes Hermitage 2013 at Pasquale Jones for dinner and was so enamored by it, that I felt it needed its own separate review. This beautifully spicy, herbaceous wine … [Read more...]

Pasquale Jones – Nolita’s Newest Hot Spot

For those of you that know me, know that I absolutely adore Charlie Bird.  So when I heard of the opening of their sister restaurant, Pasquale Jones,  I was ecstatic.  Pasquale Jones is a brand new, … [Read more...]

Arnot-Roberts – The Seasons Best Rosé

It’s that time of the year that I get super excited, not just because it’s spring, and the flowers are blooming, but here in the northeast it is rosé season.  So often when I buy wines, I end up … [Read more...]

Ruffian Wine Bar & Chef’s Table – A Hidden Neighborhood Gem

New York City is scattered with lots of little wine bars, but none so special as Ruffian Wine Bar & Chef's Table.  This charming, intimate wine bar in the East Village stands apart from other bars … [Read more...]

La Sirena – Look Whose Back in Town!

The high-profile Italian gastronomy super stars, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich(B&B Hospitality Group) have just opened their highly anticipated Italian Trattori La Sirena, in Chelsea's Maritime … [Read more...]

Le Turtle – Delicious Nouveau French

Le Turtle quietly opened in mid December on the Lower East Side, one of my favorite areas for dining in New York.  Le Turtle is on the corner of Chrystie and Rivington, just down the block from … [Read more...]

Street Art meets Street Food at Vandal – Lower East Side

Chris Santos of Beauty and Essex and Stanton Social, and more famously known for his hit TV show "Chopped", has partnered with Rich Wolf of the TAO Group(Tao, Lavo and nightclubs in NYC, Vegas and … [Read more...]

I’ll have the Champagne but hold the sugar!

Over the past year I have been noticing a trend in the type of Champagne that I have been enjoying.  I find myself enjoying Champagnes that are bone dry.  I believe that it is not just me, but that … [Read more...]