Food

The Yale Immersive Dining Experience: Great Food, Wine And A Little Pasta Making Session!

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Yale Immersive Dining Experience presented by the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable and La Molisana pasta held at Yale's main and very gorgeous dining hall, Schwarzman Center. Press and food service business professionals gathered together for 90 minutes of making fresh pasta with some of La Molisana and Schwarzman Center chefs. I found…read more
New York Events

Bella Magazine’s 10th Annual Summer Cover Party: Food, Fashion And Fun At The Southampton Social Club!

I was lucky enough to score an invite to the Bella Magazine 10th Annual Summer Cover Party at the Southampton Social Club. In case you are not familiar with it, Bella Magazine is a premiere women's luxury lifestyle magazine at the moment and it has great features on everything from health to entertainment but their fashion pages are particularly cutting…read more
New York Events

Hamptons Interactive Brunch: The Perfect Summer Saturday Afternoon Event For A Worthy Cause!

It goes without saying that I live the annual Hamptons Interactive Brunch--I had gone pre-COVID and was excited when I got invited back this year. The event was co-hosted by former Real Housewives Of Dallas LeeAnne Locken and Owner/Publisher of East End Taste Magazine, Vanessa Gordon. The party planners were the highly creative Brian Kelly and Sean Koski of Ticket2Events.…read more
Food

Cathédrale: Fine French/Mediterranean Fare In One Of The City’s Most Glamorous Settings!

The minute you walk into Cathédrale in the Moxy Hotel on East 11th Street (directly across from Webster Hall), your eyes will be wide open and the stunning scents emanating from the open kitchen will have you salivating. Think about having the finest fare from Italy, France and Spain in a huge dining room with the highest of ceilings and…read more
Food, Lifestyle, New York Events

What Will The Most Fun Place To Be This Weekend? Try Holistic Origen Vodka Presents: The 3rd Annual Hamptons Interactive Brunch!

Need something to do this weekend that is a little different and fun? Buy yourself a ticket to Holistic Origen Vodka Presents: The 3rd Annual Hamptons Interactive Brunch co-hosted by LeeAnne Locken this Saturday, August 6th, 2022, at noon. Bring a big appetite and sense of adventure to truly appreciate all that will be going on around you--and do not…read more
Food

NYY Steakhouse: Great Steaks, Sophisticated Atmosphere & A Few Rock ‘N Roll Vibes!

I was excited to try NYY Steakhouse not only because I have heard great things about their Yankee Stadium location but because I was anxious to see the new Hard Rock Hotel in Midtown. The steakhouse, like the hotel, was created in a sophisticated style with high ceilings and modern fixtures but it is not intimidating. It is still in…read more
Food

Check Out Brooklyn Diner’s Classic New York Comfort Foods–And Their New Al Fresco Dining Space!

I love the Brooklyn Diner because it has made West 57th Street near Carnegie Hall a great place! I actually would rather be having an egg cream and burger inside Brooklyn Diner than to be inside Carnegie Hall attending a violin concerto but hey, some people do both in one evening! I love the fun atmosphere due to the retro…read more
Lifestyle

Highlights Of Jill Zarin’s Luxury Luncheon For Summer 2022!

Just got back from Jill Zarin's annual Luxury Luncheon in Southampton--this year it was held under a large white tent on the grounds of the oldest house in the Hamptons, Halsey House & Gardens. Just to set the record straight, this legendary social event's official title is Jill Zarin's Luxury Luncheon By Ticket2Events. Ticket2Events is an event planning company helmed…read more
Lifestyle

My Favorite Hamptons Event Is Back (Jill Zarin’s Luxe Luncheon)!

I recently got word from celebrity event planners Sean Koski and Brian Kelly (who produce a lot of event in the Hamptons) that they will be the masterminds behind Jill Zarin’s Luxury Luncheon to benefit the Bobby Zarin Memorial Trust in Southampton on Saturday, July 16th, 2022. This is not your run of a mill Hamptons luxury luncheon--it is my…read more
Food

Le Petit Chef: An Immersive Dining Experience at NYC’s Marriott Marquis That You’ll Be Amazed By!

The View Restaurant & Lounge at the Marriott Marquis in the heart of Times Square has a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience every Thursday, Friday and Saturday for an limited time only. It is a captivating and immersive dining experience as an animated French Chef prepares a four-course meal right at your table! With Le Petit Chef as your guide, guests…read more
Food

David Burke Tavern: The Quintessential Modern American Dining Experience! (It’s Sooooooooo New York!)

I was so thrilled to be able to visit David Burke Tavern last week. The legendary chef (who first became a superstar in his field back in 2003 with ultra successful David Burke & Donatella) seems to believe in the motto "go big or go home." The creative presentations of classic Modern American dishes are something that you will never…read more
Food

Balvanera: Outstanding Argentinian Fare In A Cool Lower East Side Setting! (It’s Fun And Filling!)

It goes without saying that some NYC neighborhoods just have tons of character but it's especially the ones that still have most of their original low rise buildings from 100 years ago that really feel romantic and cozy. Now take this setting, add in a fabulous corner storefront resto with some of the city's best Argentinian fare and you've got…read more