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
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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
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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
Food

Spending A Perfect Sunday On Arthur Avenue

I recently decided to create the perfect Sunday afternoon by visiting a few Bronx Little Italy establishments--all within a two minute walk from each other on the legendary Arthur Avenue! Each has something different to offer but all have one thing in common--they serve authentic Southern Italian food items! My secret is to take things from local stores and bakeries…read more