TriBeCa’s Fouquet

Another cold Monday evening and I met my friend in the TriBeCa area (not a soul around…Yikes) at the relatively new French brasserie Fouquet. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the new TriBeCa hotel, Hotel Barriere Fouquet. The restaurant marks the 11th Fouquet location. The hotel is also home to the speak-easy…

Ooh La La Chez Josephine

So the other Sunday after I visited The Museum of Broadway (see under the Culture tag) I joined the group that I went with at the Chez Josephine restaurant which is located at 414 West 42nd Street. Chez Josephine was the brain child of Jean-Claude Baker from Burgundy who named his restaurant after his adoptive…

Bryant Park Grill

The other evening I met a friend for dinner at the Bryant Park Grill which has Parisian style dining and located right behind the New York Public Library at 25 West 40th Street. I decided to take some photos of Bryant Park as I walked to this restaurant and so here they are… The restaurant…

Cotenna in The West Village

On Christmas Day, I met some friends at Cotenna, at 21 Bedford Street before going to IFC Center to see the movie Corsage. I had no expectations because I haven’t gone to many restaurants in that area and they’re not that easy to find. So I took the Downtown 1 Train to Houston Street and…

Elenis Brings Greece to Gramercy Park

The other evening I met a friend at Elenis, a Greek restaurant that is located at 17th Street and 3rd Avenue. We met to celebrate the holiday spirit and Elenis was a great choice indeed. Here are some outdoor Elenis holiday images… Eleni’s restaurant has been described as a tasty journey that will offer you…

Upper West Side’s Arte Cafe

The holidays have come upon us and the other evening I went to a holiday party at Arte Cafe which is located at 106 West 73rd Street right off Columbus Avenue. Located on the Upper West Side, Arte Cafe is located in a landmark brownstone and is steps away from just west of the beautiful…

Dinner with Gangsters and Ghosts

What a great evening it was! I met a few friends at Casa D’Angelo for dinner which is located at 146 Mulberry Street between Hester and Grand. Then our plan was to join a NYC Gangsters and Ghosts Tour which we had prepurchased tickets for at 8:00pm. More about that later. First about dinner at…

NYC Cruise Ship Restaurant

If you like to cruise but just don’t have the time to take one in the near future then take yourself to Oceans Restaurant at the corner of 19th Street and Park Avenue South. Oceans Restaurant is a locally and globally inspired seafood restaurant which was founded by Vancouver’s award-winning Toptable Group with the philosophy…

A Nashville Food Tour

Before we went to Nashville as posted in the Travel Section of this blog we purchased two tours on Viator.com We purchased a Nashville Evening Trolley Tour which was a blast and which I totally recommend but we also booked a Taste of Food and Sightseeing Tour which is what I will focus on in…

Ooh La La Nice Matin

It was a very rainy and nasty Monday night but I had made plans to meet a girlfriend at Nice Matin on the Upper West Side for dinner. So I took the 1 Train and got off at West 79th Street and happily the restaurant was one block walking distance from the stop. Here is…