TriBeCa’s Fouquet

Another cold Monday evening and I met my friend in the TriBeCa area (not a soul around…Yikes) at the relatively new French brasserie Fouquet. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the new TriBeCa hotel, Hotel Barriere Fouquet. The restaurant marks the 11th Fouquet location. The hotel is also home to the speak-easy…

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…

NYC Cruise Ship Restaurant

If you like to cruise but just don’t have the time to take one in the near future then take yourself to Oceans Restaurant at the corner of 19th Street and Park Avenue South. Oceans Restaurant is a locally and globally inspired seafood restaurant which was founded by Vancouver’s award-winning Toptable Group with the philosophy…

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…

Ooh La La Nice Matin

It was a very rainy and nasty Monday night but I had made plans to meet a girlfriend at Nice Matin on the Upper West Side for dinner. So I took the 1 Train and got off at West 79th Street and happily the restaurant was one block walking distance from the stop. Here is…

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…

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…