Return of New York’s Historic Speakeasy – Chumley’s

Chumley's first opened its door in the West Village in 1922 as a local speakeasy that was frequented by locals and literary giants such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Steinbeck. In … [Read more...]

Same Old, Same New – Union Square Cafe 2.0

New York City boasts a vibrant restaurant scene, one of the most dynamic in the world. Swank new restaurants come and go, but very few have had the longevity, love and admiration as much as the … [Read more...]

BlackTail: A Nostalgic Tribute to Havana

Calling all Hemingway fans, BlackTail in New York City is an evocative new cocktail bar and restaurant at Pier A Harbor House in Battery Park.  This Cuban hot spot is brought to you by the dynamic duo … [Read more...]

Fowler & Wells In the Iconic Beekman Hotel

As we enter the new Beekman Hotel part of the Thompson Hotel Group, we feel like we have dropped into the sets of a movie from the Mad Men era.  The Beekman with its jaw dropping architectural detail, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Sadelle’s – Bagels Have Never Been So Glamorous

I had started off my morning with an intense yoga class and had worked up quite an appetite for breakfast.  I had heard of Sadelle's all you can eat bagels, so I made sure I went with a ravenous … [Read more...]