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…

Sunflower Network Hosts Ukrainian Relief Benefit

This evening I attended Sonya: A Sunflower Network Project, an opening reception benefit. This benefit was hosted by the Sunflower Network, a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that is focused on providing direct and essential aid to Ukrainians in need. By connecting global partners with local trusted relationship they are able to ensure that…

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…

Boteco Brings Brazil to Miami

On this trip to Miami I was keen on trying completely different restaurant experiences and lucky for me I found Boteco. Boteco is located at 916 North 79th Street and having never been to Brazil I was excited to try it! What I found out from the owner is that in Brazil, a “boteco” is…

Baywood Miami Rocks

I felt very fortunate to locate Baywood Miami in the MiMo district. Baywood Miami is a local eatery where all the food is locally sourced and the eatery offers the best selection for breakfast and lunch. Their menu includes such classics like Chicken Sandwich, Avocado Toast, Salads, healthy Bowls and fresh Juices or Smoothies. The…

Fibroid Fighters Foundation Event

Let’s heighten the public’s awareness about uterine fibroids and their impact on women’s lives. To do that join in supporting The Fibroid Fighters Foundation on July 28th, 2022 when they will be hosting their Fibroid Awareness Reception: A Night in Purple. The fundraiser will be held at the Empire Steak House which is located at…

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…

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…

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 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…