Last weekend I got to spend a day visiting dear friends who live in Battery Park area in downtown New York. I am absolutely amazed at how many new and fabulous changes have occurred in this southern most section of Manhattan recently. The tiny area from Battery Park on … Continue Reading ››
For a foodie like myself, it is practically shameful that it took me all this time to tell you about a very special place right by my house….. a precious little (actually, not so little) BBQ restaurant.
Wire Mill BBQ, offering dine-in and take-out options, is situated … Continue Reading ››
Chicago. What a fun city! Full of beautiful waterfront parks and walking paths, pristine landscaping, beautiful architecture, friendly people and freakin’ delicious food. A recent 3-day trip to Chicago had me planning months in advance. And of course, it was all about … you guessed it …. food!!!
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Now, here is a chef who is clearly loving every minute of what he does! His skills are refined. His menu excites. His flavors surprise. His creativity excels.
He is chef David DiBari of The Cookery restaurant in Dobbs Ferry.
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My honey’s birthday fell on a weekend this time. A weekend - we had kept totally open and free, just in case. As the birthday approached, we considered a mini getaway. Both of us have been traveling a lot lately and our jobs are keeping us crazy-busy. It had to be some place … Continue Reading ››
I love the ritual of British-style afternoon tea. It is practically a whole meal in itself with savory and sweet bites - served daintily and yet with such flair. It is so much fun to be pampered at an afternoon tea service. So every time I visit the UK, I make sure I … Continue Reading ››
This time, for a change, I am not going to talk about some fabulous meal I had. Or a foodie event I attended. Or my latest travel stories about food. Nah! I am going to talk about… ME!
A very talented and perceptive writer wrote an insightful article about the voice and … Continue Reading ››
I have to admit, I generally steer clear of healthy eats because more often than not, they tend to be bland and boring. After all, a juicy burger or a yummy steak layered with fat are deliciously irresistible. And I can’t even imagine eating a baked donut instead of it being fried … Continue Reading ››
One of my favorite world cuisines is Vietnamese. I have been enjoying it with my honey for over 25 years! Back when our obsession first began, we used to live in northern New Jersey and would drive an hour and half to Plainfield New Jersey- just to get our … Continue Reading ››