Speakeasy Wine Dinner VIP Preview With Chef Simon Cordes: You Can Book Your Own Customized Dinner In An Amazing Midtown Loft!

I recently went to the Speakeasy Wine Dinner VIP Preview with Chef Simon Cordes that took place at LOFT 29 (located at 208 West 30th Street, Suite 801). You can book this amazing space and get your own customized dinner helmed by Chef Simon and his team! You and your guests get stunning uptown views that cover from West 30th…read more

Treadwell Park: Fun For Folks Of All Ages And A Place You’ll Want As Your Second Home!

Treadwell Park on the Upper East Side is a casual and fun space that is family friendly and offers classic American comfort food at very reasonable prices. There is a two hour happy hour from 4 to 6 every night and food specials include immense platters of about seven of their most famous items at $30 per person. You really…read more

An Incredible Afternoon At Chocolat Harlem!

In 2010, restauranteur Leon Ellis decided to open up Chocolat Restaurant and Bar located on Frederick Douglas and 120th street. There is no doubt that this is a location with an eclectic and diverse crowd that truly represents Harlem. Chocolat serves a delicious array soul food and contemporary American cuisine—with some international favorites thrown in here and there! I noticed…read more
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Hamptons Interactive Brunch: The Fourth Time’s The Charm!

The Hamptons Interactive Brunch presented by Vanessa Gordon of East End Taste and super party planners Sean Koski and Brian Kelly from Tickets2Events is one of the most memorable events of the Hamptons summer season. It’s been held four times so far and you never know what to expect as an influencer except that the food is always fantastic—that is…read more
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The Hamptons Interactive Brunch: Good Food, Good Will And A Sampling Of The Newest In Health & Beauty Products!

Why am I so excited for this coming weekend? Because on this coming Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 11:30 AM, Hamptons Tastemaker Vanessa Gordon & Celebrity Event Planners Brian Kelly & Sean Koski of Ticket2Events will host the invitation-only 4th Annual Hamptons Interactive Brunch at the stunning waterfront eatery Baron’s Cove, 31 West Water Street in Sag Harbor, NY. As…read more

Red Horse By David Burke: There’s No Horsin’ Around In This Kitchen! A “Bit” Of The Best In Modern American Fare!

I always say that David Burke is possibly the most unique and creative chef out there. I have been to five of his restaurants dating way back when he first got famous for his legendary Upper East Side eatery David Burke And Donatella 20 plus years ago and have loved every one. Sorry to sound like such a fan girl…read more
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Jill Zarin’s Luxury Luncheon: Unforgettable Fun In The (Very Hot) Sun! Wine, Food, Beauty Brands, Fashion & More!

I have been to five of Jill Zarin’s Luxury Luncheons and the last one might just might have been the best. It was held for the second time at the Halsey House, the oldest house in the Hamptons, which has been open to the public since 1960. As usual, it was produced by the talented team of Brian Kelly and…read more

A Massage At The Naturopathica Spa In Chelsea: A Bit Of Heaven In The Middle Of One Of The Big Apple’s Busiest Neighborhoods!

I recently went to the Naturopathica Spa in Chelsea at 127 West 26th Street to get one of their amazing Defy Messages and to peruse their many holistic skincare products and even check out their signature scents. They have fabulous 30-min Holistic Facial appointments if you only have a little time in your day for a spa sessions but why…read more

Jill Zarin’s Luxe Lunch Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Celebrity filled and highly anticipated, the Jill Zarin Luxe Lunch (aka Jill Zarin Luxury Hamptons Luncheon) produced by Ticket2Events is back with a gift bag valued at up to $5,000 and more! Entrepreneur and TV personality Jill Zarin (Real Housewives of New York, Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, & the soon to be released Amazon Freevee series The Goat), is…read more

Fun At The 2023 Edition Of The Fancy Food Show At The Javits Center! My Favorite Munching Moments!

The Fancy Food Show comes once a year to NYC and San Francisco, and it’s a place where legendary specialty food brands meet with possible distributors and stores—but these brands also take on the press and check out the competition. The FFS is also one of the best place to launch new products in the entire food industry. This spectacular…read more

Ocean Prime: Offering The Perfect Father’s Day Brunch And Dinner Nationwide!

It’s no secret that I love Ocean Prime and that is for three very simple reasons: prime dry aged meat, huge portions and presentations with a real “wow factor”! They are pulling out the stops for Father’s Day with a delicious dinner special and brunch! The dinner special available all Father’s Day weekend long (Friday, June 16 through Monday, June…read more

My New Favorite Supper Club: HFC Underground At The Hunt & Fish Club!

Hunt & Fish Club Presents HFC Underground is a celebration of the Great American Songbook that you can catch once a month at 7 pm (the show actually starts at 8:15 pm while dinner is served beforehand). This is part of the legendary Hunt & Fish Club’s special Broadway-themed cabaret concert series, where you can enjoy Broadway music while indulging…read more

Inside The Be Chic Be Glam Event At Ulta Herald Square—Featuring Styling By Nick Stenson Beauty & BCBGMAXAZRIA!

I was so excited to attend the recent Be Chic Be Glam event in Ulta Beauty Herald Square that celebrated the partnership with BCBGMAXAZRIA and Nick Stenson Beauty (which recently launched remarkable all-natural luxury hair products). Every guest got styled both hair-wise and fashion-wise and I want to thank my stylist Shqipe Gocaj—who freelances at many of NYC’s biggest fashion…read more

The LA Times Coast To Coast Tasting Event: Bringing Together The Best Of LA & NYC!

The Los Angeles Times Coast To Coast tasting event returned for the third year, bringing L.A. and NYC together for a night of legendary eateries. The event featured award winning chefs and restaurants from both cities serving up a couple of their famous dishes for guests to sample. (Portions at each booth were actually quite generous!) Hosted by The LA…read more
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The Pierre Hotel’s Ballroom Grand Reopening Cocktail Party: Glamour, Great Eats ‘N More!

The always fashionable Pierre Hotel is fast approaching its tenth decade in business and the ballroom—which has been THE society showplace for galas, weddings and musical performances—has recently undergone an amazing renovation! There was a cocktail party to celebrate the reopening recently and they pulled out all the stops (just as you might have expected)! The best thing is that…read more

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