The Dutch-A Soho Oyster Bar and Restaurant

So it was time to leave the house.  The deep freeze that Manhattan has been in for the past week has been let’s just say—-very, very bad and leaving the house was like, OMG—I really don’t want to leave the house.Lol But Serious. So today was the day.  It was time to start real life…

Ralph Lauren’s Polo Bar Restaurant

So the other evening a friend of mine met me at The Polo Bar which is owned by Ralph Lauren. It’s located at 1 West 55th Street and you need to make a month’s reservation in advance to even get it in. Here’s a glimpse of the dining room area and every piece of art…

Elio’s Italian Restaurant on 2nd Avenue and 84th Street

The other evening I found myself at Elio’s an upscale, trendy, Italian restaurant where you might spot a celebrity or 2 but unfortunately I didn’t see anyone I knew…Lol  The restaurant is located at 1621 2nd Avenue between 83rd and 84th Street. Here’s a view from outside the restaurant…   Here’s a view from the…

Can You Believe: Sora Restaurant!

OK. So I was at the Newark Airport at some really early hour and I could hardly believe my eyes. There in front of me was a restaurant that had my name.  I mean with the name Sora you don’t find any toothbrushes, bracelets or plaques for your wall and so you can imagine how…

Side Walk Restaurant and Bar in the East Village

The other evening I met a group of friends at the Side Walk Bar and Restaurant which is located at  94 Avenue A at 6th Street right in the heart of the East Village. As soon as I walked in there was such a familiar feeling.  The music being piped was Lionel Richie and Madonna and…

An Adventure in Korean Food

So the other evening I met a group of friends at Atoboynyc.com, a Korean restaurant which is located 43 E. 28th Street. I must admit that the inside decor looked as sparse and as industrial as the front door so I had no clue what the adventure would be about. So here’s the inside. Here…

A New York City- Wine and Chocolate Bar

So the other day it was pouring cats and dogs but after a day of working in the house I decided to meet some friends at Ayza which is a wine and chocolate bar and which is located at 11 West 31st St. Now this is an image of the outside of the restaurant that…

Rum Raisin Carrot Cake in a Bird’s Nest

OK. I must admit that the title of this blog post names the dessert that I had the other night at Park Avenue Winter (originally named Park Avenue Spring which is  located at 360 Park Avenue South as you can see in the photo below) because the presentation of the dessert (which I’ll talk more…