Category: Manhattan

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

      If Virginia is for lovers then Connecticut is for food aficionados looking for a taste of provincial New England. Connecticut often gets overlooked when compared to international culinary powerhouses like New York City and Boston. But what distinguishes Connecticut from these urban dining centers is the fact that it does not try […]

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NYC by Neighborhood

NYC by Neighborhood

[ 0 ] November 14, 2013 |

New York City People often bite off more of New York City than they can chew. Not only is this hazardous while eating, but it also can have unhealthy repercussions when it comes to choosing what to do while you’re in the city. You must be careful to not choke on an itinerary made of […]

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New York Eats – Bánh Mì

New York Eats – Bánh Mì

[ 0 ] November 8, 2013 |

Vietnamese bánh mì sandwiches, I’m happy to say, are a long-awaited NYC trend that feels like an honored guest at the sandwich party who just arrived fashionably late!  Classic bánh mì are served on a 12-inch baguette made with a combination of rice and wheat flours to give it an extra-crispy crust and an extra-light crumb; […]

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The Ramble: A Forest in the Heart of Manhattan

The Ramble: A Forest in the Heart of Manhattan

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013 |

The first time I walked through The Ramble in New York City’s Central Park five years ago, it was the dead of the summer, and the sun had dipped well below the towering block of buildings on the west side of Manhattan. Orange and purple colored twilight hues seeped through the canopy of trees that […]

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Glaze Through a Tour of New York City’s Most Scrumptious Doughnuts

Glaze Through a Tour of New York City’s Most Scrumptious Doughnuts

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013 |

I don’t mean to brag, but I love doughnuts so much that we served them, instead of cake, at my wedding. And lately, doughnuts seem to be the new cupcake, especially in NYC. Lucky me! Dough—Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn In my home state of California, the doughnut industry is ruled by mom-and-pop shops that dot the state […]

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