The Beauty Show Is Back In NYC April 30th-May 1st! (It’s The Go-To Event For Everyone Who Wants To Be A Beauty Insider!)

I am a longtime attendee of The Makeup Show so I am very excited about it coming to Chelsea’s Metropolitan Pavillion at 100 West 18th Street this Sunday and Monday. There are not only great classes but guests get access to pro discounts at brands such as Alcone Company, Lumify, Nudestix, B3, Danessa Myricks Beauty, ESUM Beauty, Make Up For…read more

GG Tokyo: Unique Cocktails And Modern Japanese Cuisine Make This Your New “Go-To” Spot!

GG Tokyo has got it all—truly unique food and cocktails that you can’t get anywhere else, ultra modern and quirky art and a cozy dining room and bar area. Think of “rustic charm” meeting “chic and sophisticated” and you’ve got GG Tokyo. There are cozy tables and booths but you might want to sit at the bar. It’s clean and…read more

TASTE THE WORLD: New Study Reveals The Most Popular Cuisines Of 2023

Today, as food becomes more diverse, we can experience global cuisines without leaving our country. So, let's take a closer look at some of the world's most popular cuisines and dishes, according to the latest study conducted by To determine the most popular cuisines, meal types, and availability of cuisines, and restaurants, The Picky Eater analyzed Instagram hashtags. Next,…read more

Have A Fast, Easy & Amazing Easter Meal With MacKenzie Limited And eCreamery!

I just discovered MacKenzie Limited this past Christmas while Googling “complete holiday dinners.” I went on their site and found both classic meal combos as well as unusual items that their chefs developed and have become “signature dishes.” Because of being so impressed by the MacKenzie Limited site, I wanted to try some of their goodies for Easter. The fact…read more

Savelli: A Romantic Retreat In The Heart Of Boerum Hill!

If you love a classic Southern Italian restaurant with a bit of modern flair and presentation—along with a romantic dimly lit interior—then Savelli will become your go-to place. Everything is ultra fresh and vegetables, meats and cheeses are created with products from local farms, sometimes on the same day. Savelli is truly a standout among the many unique storefront restaurants…read more

A Perfect NYC Staycation: Relaxing To The Max At The Dominick Hotel!

I have gone to events at the Dominick Hotel in Soho before including one of the Luau Nights at their memorable and well-reviewed El Ta’Koy restaurant. This resto is worth checking out for a lot of reasons and not just because it has great Hawaiian fusion fare which includes incredible short rib tacos and a Cuban sandwich that includes both…read more

The Brooklyn Deli Times Square: Classic New York City Deli Food Served With Smiles!

I think that I have discovered New York’s best corned beef—had it yesterday at the Brooklyn Deli Times Square (1501 Broadway) as part of a classic Reuben on a potato roll. The pastrami’s not too shabby either but the corned beef is in a league of its own. Interestingly enough, there is a pizza bar behind glass as well as…read more

A NYC Legend Grows! Checking Out The Opening Of The Latest Dim Sum Palace!

I was lucky enough to get invited to the grand opening of the seventh location of the renowned Dim Sum Palace and I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. There was plenty of fanfare including fabulous lion dancing that started in front of this cozy but large eastern Chinatown location and moving through the crowd…read more

Osteria Accademia: And Now For Something Completely Different!

I was thrilled to be invited to experience the newly opened Osteria Accademia on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Osteria Accademia is a classy and sophisticated small Italian restaurant with Mediterranean overtones that is perfect for intimate dinners with loved ones and friends. It’s library-like vibe is really something different in terms of atmosphere and you can see that the guests…read more

Holiday Gift Guide For Your Artistic Friends: Great Gifts From Cameras To Watercolor Paints!

Finding the perfect gift for your artistic friends can be challenging. After all, artists need different sets of tools to match their interests. Author Alfredo Vernazzani explains that many artists contend with the world differently and this manifests in their chosen medium. Soon that note, it wouldn’t hurt to know a thing or two about the art forms that your…read more

Beauty & Fashion Holiday Gift Guide: Unforgettable Looks, Scents, Skincare and Makeup!

Everyone knows a beauty and fashion maniac—and you probably are one yourself! Here is a list of sure fire great fashion and beauty gifts for all budgets and all tastes! Fill your holiday season with great scents and healthy skin from head to toe! The 2022 L’Occitane Classic Holiday Advent Calendar features 24 beloved formulas for daily surprises, and is…read more