Best Chinese Food Ever

I met a friend the other evening for some outdoor dining at Philippe Chow which is located at 33 East 60th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue.  My girlfriend had been raving about their Beijing style cuisine for a long time and tonight was the night 🙂 So here is the table that we…

Supporting Local Business

I’m a big believer during this Covaid time that we in the community need to support local small businesses.  Rents are off the chart and we all need help in different ways from time to time.  So I was working in my apartment and decided that I needed something “different” than I’d usually have for…

Phase 3 and Long Beach, New York

I had to get out of the city.  It had been almost 4 months in lock down and I needed a change of scenery to put it mildly.  So a friend and I decided to take the Long Island Railroad to Long Beach, New York.  Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York…

Outdoor Dining at Amaranth

So with no indoor dining still in sight I met a friend uptown at Amaranth which is located just off Madison Avenue on 62nd Street between Madison and Fifth. Amaranth serves a menu of Mediterranean cuisine, a fusion of original Italian food and French food with a large portion of specialty items imported from Italy…

Phase 2- NYC Outdoor Dining

On June 22nd, Phase 2 began and every restaurant in my Gramercy Park Area had tables in the street. It was quite a site to behold!   So for my first Phase 2 -Outdoor dining experience I met a friend up at 5 Mile Stone, at 1640 2nd Avenue at 85th St. The restaurant has…

What Would Dorothy Say?

Wasn’t it Dorothy who said in The Wizard of Oz to Toto “There’s no place like home.”  Well, quite frankly for the most part, at least prior to 11 weeks ago I would have totally agreed.  However, being quarantined in a studio apartment in Manhattan as a single person who had an active social life…

More NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

So this month still under Lock Down I decided to continue to post and share different images that are made me think and smile during this very unprecedented Covid-19 experience. I hope that you enjoy them as well!   and 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂   Namaste, Sora @anewyorkerspointofview

Funny NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

I decided to just do a post on images that are making me smile during this Covid=19 lock down in New York City. I just wanted to share some very creative graphics which definitely put a smile on my face and led to many out-loud chuckles. Hope that they do the same for you as…

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at The Players Club

The evening of February 14th, 2020, I was happy to spend Valentine’s Day evening at The Players Club with some friends for a celebratory St. Valentine’s Dinner.  The iconic Players Club is located at 16 Gramercy Park South and was founded by Edwin Booth. In December 1888, The Players Club was opened by Edwin Booth…

Vaucluse off Park Avenue

Vaucluse is a stylish French Brasserie which lets you journey into French cuisine in a very impeccable and elegant environment. It’s located at 100 East 63rd Street off Park. I had the good fortune to meet some folks there for lunch and it was really extra special especially since it was prixe-fixed at $28.00 for…