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

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

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

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

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

Sei Less: This Asian Fusion Speakeasy Will Become Your Midtown “Home Away From Home”!

Sei Less recently opened in the old Jimmy's 38 space on West 38th Street and it has an unusual vibe--it successfully mixes dimly lit Asian themed decor with a comfortable yet chic after work lounge. In the center of the main dining room is a super long bar that seemed to be really hopping during my visit. Although Sei Less…read more

Chateau de Chantilly Cafe: An Amazing Array Of Pastries, Eclectic Decor And Friendly Service Make It A Northern VA Hotspot For Dessert Lovers!

I recently visited the Chateau de Chantilly Cafe in Chantilly, VA upon the recommendation of a friend who said it was "super cute" and had the "biggest amount of pastries you will ever see in one place"! Upon entering this vibrant loft-like space, I immediately agreed with her remarks! All sorts of pastry counters and cases are arranged neatly in…read more