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Food

Planning The Perfect Foodie Trip To Memphis: From Seven Courses At The Peabody To “PB & B” Sandwiches At The Arcade!

Memphis is one the US' ultimate foodie cities although it tends to only get "play" for its authentic local BBQ items which includes classic pork ribs done both with homemade sauce and with dry rub, as well as leaner cuts of brisket. There is a really elevated food scene that is worth investing your hard-earned dollars into and in all…read more
Food

The Regency Bar & Grill at Loews Regency: Offering New York’s Only Mom “Power Brunch” & Fun Mother’s Day Activations!

I have got to say that Loews Regency has really "got it going on" for Mother's Day...not that there are not really great happenings everyday! There is great new grub and grub The Regency Bar & Grill all the time and everyone loves the chic lobby lounge. (This lounge is so comfortable that it has people in it nearly all…read more
Beauty

The Makeup Show NYC 2024: The Only Place For Beauty Addicts To Be Sunday, May 5th & Monday, May 6th!

I adore the Makeup Show and have gone for about 10 years now! From visionary packaging specialists and contract manufacturing experts, to ingredient, turnkey service, and accessory providers, the international lineup of new exhibitors is poised to fuel your imagination and guide you through every step of your product development journey.  Join famous beauty brands and makeup artists like the legendary James Vincent (pictured above) and Danessa Myricks for an unique…read more
Food

Baldor Bite: A Gourmand’s Paradise Featuring Exotic Veggies, Nuts, Meat, Pasta, Cheese and Fun Photo Ops!

Baldor is one of the top suppliers of provisions to restaurants across Manhattan and you probably often see their trucks unloading in front of your favorite eateries! The Baldor Bite show brings together the company's network of top chefs, farmers and food brands and hundreds of them converge on Basketball City to mix and mingle and give out plenty of…read more
Food

Easter Food ‘N Fun Guide!

There are so many innovative dessert and savory food options for Easter 2024! I enjoy a good dinner spread and dessert table followed by an Easter morning candy blast. Here are some of my top picks that will work for even the most serious foodies as well as fussy kids! I comes as no surprise that I pretty much love…read more
Food

Park Ave Kitchen By David Burke: Amazing Modern American Cuisine With A Whimsical Touch!

I don't have to tell you that Chef David Burke puts as much effort into the "wow factor" as he does into selecting the ingredients and preparing his legendary Modern American fare. Dishes like Clothesline Bacon where diners cut pieces of thick artisanal bacon with scissors and Lollipop Tree where the colorful cake pops come in every flavor from cheesecake…read more
Food

Sugar Factory’s Fun-Filled Valentine’s Day Menu: You’ll Love The Fun Vibes And Divine Flavors!

I had never been to a Sugar Factory location before last week and I am glad that I got to experience their ultra fun Valentine’s Day menu—officially called “Love Is In The Air”—which includes classics like filet mignon and prime rib but also has wild and wacky choices! These inventive menu items include red drinks served in red mailboxes (with…read more
Lifestyle

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: All You Need From Macarons To Diamonds!

There’s so much to love about MacKenzie Limited’s Valentine’s Petit Fours from the moist cake to the sweet fillings to the adorable adornments. A mix of vanilla and chocolate, they are lovingly hand-decorated to celebrate the holiday of love. Choose from one or two dozen Valentine's Petit Fours. Each order of one dozen serves up to 6. The box of…read more
Entertainment

The Sopranos Sites Tour: From The Lincoln Tunnel To “The Bing,” It’s A Blast!

I recently went on the 25th anniversary edition of On Location Tours’ long-standing Sopranos Sites Tour which gives you an up close and personal look at many memorable and obscure filming locations. Most are in the cities surrounding Newark like Kearny, Bloomfield, Lodi and North Bergen. This tour will definitively change the way that you view The Garden State forever.…read more
Food

Patisserie Vanessa: This Authentic Upper East Side Bakery & Cafe Has Holiday Items That Will Become Your Favorites Year Round!

I don’t hide it—I think that Patisserie Vanessa is the best bakery/cafe combo on the Upper East Side and at least in the Top 5 of the entire New York tristate area! Owners Vanessa (full name Magali Vanessa Silengo) and hubby Marc know what they are doing. After ten years of being in the retail baking trade (providing desserts for…read more
Food

Just Call The Pierre Your “Home For The Holidays”! They Have Many Amazing Events To Help Ring Out The Old And Ring In The New!

The Pierre Hotel has so many great choices for celebrating the holidays in style and I can tell you firsthand that they never disappoint. The history is amazing, too—totally unrelated to food, this is where Joni Mitchell penned “Woodstock” in 1969, the site of the biggest American jewel heist ever back at the beginning of 1972, where David Bowie stayed…read more
Food

Returning To “The Scene Of The Brine”: You Can Never Get Enough Juicy Chicken!

Brine is a unique casual chicken restaurant in Chelsea at 15th Street and Eighth Avenue. You cannot beat the varieties of chicken styles and the fact that brining the bird makes it naturally tender and juicy. Portions are large and one lunch entree like a half grilled chicken with fries for $18.79 can easily feed two people with big appetites…read more