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Oscar Wilde: A Wild And Delicious Ride Into The Past

The over-the-top Victorian look of Oscar Wilde on 27th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues is a marvel to behold. There are marble fireplaces, the longest bar in New York (at an incredible 118 feet), elaborate Victorian ceiling lamps, randomly placed oddball vintage furniture and portraits of the man himself, Oscar Wilde. I swear that I even stumbled upon a…read more
Food, Travel

Booking.com’s Taste Of Travel Townhouse Event: Innovative Tastes With Marcus Samuelsson!

I headed over to the posh yet classic stooped 1891 townhouse at 118 West 76th Street yesterday for booking.com’s Taste Of Travel event. Set up outside was the Taste Of Travel food truck, which lucky passersby were able to sample food from gratis (plus they got to press the flesh with legendary chef Marcus Samuelsson, the host of the event…read more
Food

Opry City Stage: Country Cookin’ (And Pickin’) Comes To The Big Apple

For a long time, visitors to Times Square have wondered how this legendarily busy area could be without some great old-fashion country eats—after all, you can get every other type of cuisine around there from Italian to Peruvian to Lebanese especially if you walk west anywhere in the 40s. Well, never fear because Opry Stage is here and it is…read more
Food

Chefs & Champagne 2018: Time To Return To The Hamptons’ Best Foodie Gathering!

Chefs & Champagne is a stellar event--and not just because it's in the Hamptons where the standards for fete fare is high or because its an official event f the James Beard Foundation. This event held starting at 6 PM on the last Saturday of every July at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, NY, features dozens of the tristate's best…read more
Food

Fancy Food Show 2018 Highlights: Visiting Old Favorites And Checking Out New Innovative Brands

I have attended the Summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center for 20 years now and it never disappoints. It's the ultimate place to check out the latest food trends but also a place where you know you can visit old favorites--and always get to taste something good. It's for three days and you will find yourself incredible full…read more
Food

Lillie’s Victorian: A Step Back In Time, A Step Forward In Fun!

Lillie's Victorian celebrates the sense of fun that is namesake, the legendary Lillie Langtry, brought out in her fans. I visited the Union Square area location at 13 East 17th Street just this week and was delighted with the sweet and sentimental vibe created by the exposed brick walls, the high tin-covered ceilings, dramatic carved dark wood extra-long bar, red…read more
Food

The Chinese Club: Blending Chinese & Indian Cuisines And Creating Mouth Watering Results!

Last week I was lucky enough to go to the brand spankin' new Chinese-Indian eatery The Chinese Club--located at 102 Lexington Avenue between 27th and 28th Streets in the famous foodie neighborhood of Curry Hill--and was blown away. I have never had this unique combination of cuisines before. The first thing that awaits you at your table in this warm…read more