Michelin 2016 Stars for New York City

Two weeks ago, Ken and I attended the party to announce the 2016 Michelin Guide for NYC restaurants. We had such a great time last year (the party was at Gustavino’s and I recapped the event here). This year, the party was held at Manhattan Classic Car Club on Hudson, which was very fitting considering [...]

Upland

It’s been a month since my last update but life has been so busy that I haven’t had any time to post! Lots of really great things have been happening (lots of CUTE things) and I was also traveling a bit for work, but now I’m back (for a little bit) and will update with [...]

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop

Ken and I are huge fans of doughnuts and I always tell him that I’m going to wake up early to pick up doughnuts from the Doughnut Plant (there’s a new outpost in Chelsea that is close enough that I could run there in the mornings but I still haven’t done it.) I’ve been wanting [...]

Stodycze Wedel

Down the street from Cafe Riviera is a Polish candy store, Stodycze Wedel: The candy store was completed decorated for Easter and had an assortment of festive Polish candies: There were lots of specialty candies that all included plums – the storekeeper let me sample some of the chocolate covered plums – they had an [...]

Cafe Riviera

Last weekend, I had to pick up some glasses in Greenpoint so I decided to make a day of it. My mom had visited a couple days before my visit so she gave me some suggestions for places to eat. Before Saturday, I had never visited Greenpoint before; I’ve experienced bad subway rides on the [...]