The Russian Tea Room

The Russian Tea Room is one of New York’s most beloved and iconic restaurants. I had some free time before a performance at Carnegie Hall (which is located just a few doors down from The Russian Tea Room) and I decided to have dinner there because I figured that this would probably be the closest…

The Dueling Pianos Rock

I met a friend at The Cutting Room which is located at 44 East 32nd Street right off Park Avenue South. I got to see The Dueling Pianos which my friend had been raving about for weeks. These two guys, each at their own piano, Mark Weiser and Mathew Friedman gave a raucous and fabulous…

Kurant is a Perfect Wine Bar Gem

So in a previous post I couldn’t stop raving about the restaurant Copinette for it’s amazing American cuisine with French influence. Having said that I couldn’t resist trying Amy Babic’s second restaurant Kurant which is located at 1091 2nd Avenue between 57th and 58th Street. Kurant is a wine bar that has a huge and…

The Regency Bar and Grill

The other evening I met a friend at The Regency Bar and Grill which is part of the Loews Regency New York Hotel. It’s been said that as a luxury New York hotel and with endless things to do in New York, that this hotel is the ultimate setting for a romantic getaway, a fun…

Copinette Restaurant is Ooh La La

I had a very fun dining experience at Copinette which is located at 891 1st Avenue between 50th and 51st Street. You see a few decades ago I met the owner this restaurant (who has since passed) at a private club called Club A and dated him. However, when he was the owned the restaurant…

Thousand Islands and Erie Canal

It was time to head out of Dodge again and this time it was a two night adventure to Herkimer, New York and then Watertown, New York. In Herkimer, New York, over a 5 hour drive from New York City we took an Erie Canal Sightseeing Cruise. What I learned about the Erie Canal was…

Lunch at an Amish Home

Well, it was time to head out of Dodge and so I booked a one day trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I choose to visit Lancaster because the main event of the experience was to have lunch with an Amish family and my curiosity (having visited Lancaster many times before) was really peaked. Unfortunately, it rained…

The Wilson NYC Restaurant Rocks

The other evening for Mother’s Day I met a girlfriend at a new restaurant The Wilson which is located at 132 West 27th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue. I can’t say enough good things about this restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was excellent. The outside part was dog friendly and pretty…

Paris on West 53rd Street

I found my heaven. I found Paris on West 53rd Street and I wore my Eiffel Tower earringsLol to celebrate. Actually it was my girlfriend who suggested that we meet there. No, not the “real” Paris but the restaurant La Grande Boucherie which is located at 145 West 53rd Street. It is sooo gorgeous there…

Dinner at Antonucci

It was Members Night at The Metropolitan Museum of Art so I met a friend in the area for dinner and then we went to the museum. I asked my friend to pick the restaurant since she knew the area better than myself and what a fabulous surprise. She picked the restaurant, Antonucci, an Italian…