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Gitano

At a previously abandoned block in Soho, the wooden boards keeping people out remain. However, if you walk by now, you can see palm trees and tropical plants peeking up […]
Gitano

Dear Irving

At 55 Irving Place in Union Square, there’s a series of steps leading up to an unmarked door. Behind the door is a succession of dimly-lit rooms, each uniquely decorated […]
Dear Irving

Maison Pickle

A few weeks ago Greg’s parents came up to NYC to see us (and to see Hamilton)! And although they were likely more excited to see Hamilton than to see […]
Maison Pickle

The Ribbon

On the last day of Jenny and Amber’s visit, we headed to The Ribbon on the Upper West Side for brunch. After all, there’s nothing more quintessentially New York City […]
The Ribbon

Pizza Beach

I love hosting visitors, especially when those visitors are two of my best friends in the world. Jenny and Amber have always been like sisters to me, and we realized […]
Pizza Beach

Vitae

My mom came out to NYC for a special visit, and it was fun spending time together just the two of us. During much of her trip we indulged in […]
Vitae

Il Mulino

Since Lauren couldn’t make my epic sailing birthday celebration, she invited me to a celebratory dinner instead. Wine and pasta at a restaurant I’ve been wanting to try for ages? […]
Il Mulino

Brindle Room

Whenever people find out I’m a food blogger, they invariably recommend a restaurant in NYC I absolutely have to try. I keep a running list on my phone so whenever I’m […]
Brindle Room

Manhattan by Sail

After dinner and birthday cake at Merchants River House, my birthday celebration continued in the best possible way: with a sunset sail on Manhattan by Sail‘s Shearwater Classic Schooner. As […]
Manhattan by Sail