St. Patrick’s Day in the Catskills

It was time to head out of Dodge 🙂 and so I signed up for a one day bus trip to Nellies, an Irish Cafe country experience for an early St. Patrick’s day celebration. Nellie’s is located at 2212 Route 145 in East Durham, New York. and the drive takes about 2 hours and 30…

Upper East Side Elio’s

Another cold and somewhat rainy night in The Big Apple but I met a friend uptown at Elio’s which is located at 1621 2nd Avenue at 84th Street. As you’ll see from the images, Elio’s is an old school Italian restaurant with close intimate seating. This very close seating made the room very noisy by…

Theatre District’s Junior’s

It was 18 degrees and freezing but freezing Monday night but I found myself in the theatre district meeting a friend at Junior’s. Now truth be told we really wanted to meet for dinner at Joe Allen but when we got there the place was closed and then we realized that Monday was considered to…

Tony’s Di Napoli Restaurant on Third Avenue

Finally, a cold but nice Manhattan evening out and I joined a friend at Tony’s Di Napoli. Tony’s is a bustling Italian eatery with large, sharable portions of Italian comfort food in a very lively setting. The restaurant is located at 1081 3rd Avenue between 63rd and 64th Street but they also have a second…

Restaurant Row Showcases Elegant Italian Cuisine

Once again, finding myself braving the cold I met a friend at Barbetta, an elegant Italian restaurant which is located at 321 W. 46th Street right on Restaurant Row. Restaurant Row which is located on West 46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue has more than a century of culinary history and Barbetta is a…

Elegant New York City Chinese Cuisine

Another freezing night in New York City but I decided to brave the cold and met a friend at Hutong New York. Hutong New York from its home in Hong Kong brings to Manhattan a contemporary and occasionally fiery Northern Chinese cuisine, in addition to a large selection of dim sum and cocktails. Hutong is…

Miami’s Petralunga Experience

It was my last night in Miami and I wanted to take my sister-in-law to a very special restaurant for being such a great hostess. So she suggested Petralunga which is located at 7601 E. Treasure Drive, Unit Cu-21 in North Bay Village and off we went. Petralunga is an Italian brand that specializes in…

Miami’s Sagra Pizza Bar

While in Miami my sister-in-law and I went to The Sagra Pizza Bar which is located at 11052 Biscayne Blvd. The restaurant has no name on it but my sister-in-law said that she had eaten there before and it was great! So Sagra’s stand out food is their thin crust Roman style pies which is…

Miami Photos

I visited Miami to see my brother and sister-in-law and just loved taking photos. So this is just a series of photographs that made me very happy.

The Mad Hatter and Gin Party

Party like you’re lost in Wonderland! Yes, I did. That is party like I was lost in Wonderland. I attended The Mad Hatter and Gin Party which is located at 330 Madison Avenue. As part of this party in Wonderland I got to experience a menu of tantalizing tea party cocktails (I opted for the…