Knickerbocker Bar and Grill

Yes, it was a cold Monday night and I had a business dinner meeting and it was planned that we meet at the Knickerbocker Bar and Grill which is located at 33 University Place. Here is the inside of the restaurant which has an upscale warm and fuzzy feel.. So what did I decide to…

Society Cafe

A Saturday afternoon in Manhattan and I met up with a few acquaintances to have Brunch.  We decided on someone’s suggestion to go to Society Cafe which is located at 52 West 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue. The Cafe is actually located in the Walker Hotel Greenwich Village and you can enter the hotel…

Deninos on MacDougal Street

Yesterday, I met a group of folks for lunch and to see the Movie Gloria Bell which was playing at The Angelika Theater.  So we decided to eat at a restaurant Deninos which was located at 93 MacDougal Street located not far from the theater and Washington Square Park. Denino’s Pizzeria is a landmark in…

The Peking Duck House

It’s time to celebrate The Chinese New Year and 2019 is the Year of The Pig.  It’s also known as Yuan Tan which means the new beginning or let bygones be bygones.  In addition The Year of The Pig also  represents luck, good fortune, wealth and general prosperity. So to help celebrate the holiday I joined…

Franchia-A Vegan Cafe

The other day I met a friend for lunch at Franchia which is a Vegan Cafe which is located at 12 Park Avenue between 34th Street and 35th Street.   Franchia is a multi level space with a mix of modern simplicity and traditional Korean decor set off by heavy dark wood grating. Here are…

Fantabulous Pinch Kitchen in Miami

I was visiting family in Miami and my sister-in-law and I decided to go to a restaurant called Pinch Kitchen. Chefs John Gallo and Rene Reyes create small plates of New American Freestyle Cuisine for sharing and pairing. “A Pinch Of This — A Pinch Of That”  A motto that Pinch Kitchen was born from.…

Morso-A New York Taste of Tuscany

The other “very” cold and blustery Manhattan evening, I wound up meeting a few friends at Morso, 420 E. 59th Street. Morso is the essence of Chief Pino Loungo Tuscan’s homeland.  Chief Luongo shaped the Italian menuswith restaurants including Le Madri, Mad 61, Tuscan Square and Centolire.  For Morso, his values remain unchanged and include…

Say Yes to Dig Inn Restaurant

I think that the best way to share the Dig Inn Restaurant experience is to share their mission and so here it is: WE’RE CHANGING THE FOOD GAME Every decision we make at Dig Inn starts with a deep respect for our ingredients and where they come from. Our recipe development process always involves a…

La Maison du Macaron on West 23rd Street

The other morning for breakfast I met a friend at La Maison du Macaron.  This lovely French pastry shop is located at 132 West 23rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenue. Here are some images of the inside… And so what did I have for breakfast?? Yup, a delightful ham and cheese croissant. Yum? Love…

Candle Cafe West

I was on my way to an event the other evening when I knew that I needed dinner before the event.  I was on the Upper West Side and so I googled Healthy Eating Places on the Upper West Side near Broadway and 94th Street.  Most of the restaurants that showed up in the Google…