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…

New York City’s Hard Rock Cafe

This afternoon, I attended a luncheon given by the marketing department of the Hard Rock Cafe which is located right in the middle of Times Square at 1501 Broadway. Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc, is a chain of theme restaurants which was created by Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton in London in 1979.  In 2007, New York’s…

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Wine & Chocolate Festival

So yes, Niagara-on-the-Lake is Wine Country! As I mentioned in a blog post in the Travel Tab, I took a weekend away to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake and had fun at the Wine & Chocolate Festival. There are over 20 distinctive wineries that are part of the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake and some of the wineries that we…

Brussel Sprouts and Figs at Mezetto

The other evening I met a friend on the Lower East Side to see the movie Julieta which was playing at The Sunshine Landmark Movie Theater on East Houston Street. We decided to take in a later show and to first have dinner at a place called Mezetto which is located at the corner of…