Category Archives: Lower East Side

Eating New York City – 2 Days (Vol. 1)

“Some folks like to get away, take a holiday from the neighborhood.  Hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood.  But I’m takin’ a Greyhound on the Hudson River Line.  I’m in a New York state of mind.” – Billy Joel.  But how do you have a diverse food experience once you get there?  Here’s my new blog series about

Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants of 2017

This year I sipped, slurped and chewed my way through some outstanding meals in New York and Chicago.  It wasn’t too tricky narrowing down the standout dishes.  I just closed my eyes, clicked my heels three times and conjured up visions of sauces dancing in my head.  I give to you my Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants of 2017. 

Essential New York Bagels Brunch Bakeries

Weekends in New York are not the only time to enjoy some comfort food.  To be sure, every day is a good day to indulge in some iconic delights associated with The Big Apple.  As a native, it is my pleasure to offer up the following list of Essential New York Bagels Brunch Bakeries for you. Russ & Daughters Cafe 

Outstanding New York Eats You Don’t Want To Miss

There is no place like home, folks!  I get back to New York once or twice a year which is not nearly enough.  However, for the last 11 years, my life has been in Chicago (another fabulous city) and time marches on at a rather fast pace.  I am in NYC for 2 weeks (yay!) and I have wasted no