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.…

Irish Historical Society Hosts Joyce’s Novella The Dead

The other evening I was thrilled to be attending an immersive theater experience of Joyce’s Novella The Dead at The Irish Historical Society.  The Irish Historical Society is non-partisan and non-sectarian Society and is located at 991 Fifth Avenue.  The Society hosted this play for The Irish Repertory Theatre and it was an extremely  enchanting…

CRF Honors Dr. Clyde Yancy

On December 7th, 2018 The Cardiovascular Research Foundation  also known as CRF honored the renowned cardiologist Dr. Clyde Yancy for this extraordinary contributions to the field at at the annual Pulse of the City Gala.  This event was held at The Plaza, which is located at Fifth Avenue and Central Park South. Funds raised at…

Canines and Cocktails

On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 I attended Bideawee’s Second Annual Young Professional Committee Fall Benefit, “Cocktails and Canines”. The event took place at 287 Gallery in Manhattan to raise funds and awareness for the rescue animals of Bideawee.  There was an open bar music, dining, mingling and dancing!  There was also a silent auction, appetizers…

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…

Haunted Halloween in Salem

So I decided to join a group of folks and go to Salem, Massachusetts over the weekend.  I figured that there is nothing close in the world like October in Salem, Mass. so what the heck! So we got there late Friday night and stayed at The Colonial Inn in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The next day…

Cleopatra-An Interactive Theater Experience

So I was invited by producer Nathaniel Hill to see his production of Cleopatra which was shown at the Chelsea Music Hall which is located at 407 West 15th Street and which shares the same entrance as Moscot. So having never been to the Chelsea Music Hall, I was looking forward to the fun!  And…

Rita Hayworth : Goddess of Glam

  In 3 days, on October 17th, 2018 Rita Hayworth would have been 100 years old.  At the National Arts Club this past Friday an event was held to celebrate this Goddess of Glam. Ms. Haworth was a self-described “Spanish peasant”, who began her dancing career by performing with her father in nightclubs as the…

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…