Exterior of Nectar; Looking down the dining room; Tall ceilings with dramatic orange lampshades; Executive Chef/Partner Patrick Feury and interior of main dining room
Nectar is about a 30-minute drive from downtown Philly, where we eventually end up in a town that sort of feels like the Hamptons in New York. Dotted [...]
Hawker Bar exterior, back garden & menus
Hawker Bar focuses on foods from Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on street food like skewers of chicken hearts dunked in sake and soy sauce. This space used to be the Sunburnt Calf, where many locals adored this bar to have a drink and conversation [...]
I recently ate at Mihoko 21 Grams last week for an event.
Exterior, interior, one of the tables, shelf of top-shelf liquor, the beautiful crowd
This restaurant is founded by a former Japanese ballerina, Mihoko. She collected most of the items from her travels and used them to decorate and/or be sold [...]
The crowd at Ultimate Blast 2011
Last Friday, October 14th was the 2nd annual Ultimate Blast 2011 at Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. This huge spirits and wine gala showcased “the best of the best” spirits, cocktails and wine for ticketholders to sip and savor. Many of the exhibitors of various [...]
Front Interior and Cocktail menu
Last Thursday, I went to Fig & Olive: Meatpacking District with a couple of friends after work to try out their recent launch of the Apertivo & Cicchetti hours. Think of this as the typical Happy Hour except it has a Mediterranean accent with a few complimentary [...]
For the person in your life who loves a good bottle of wine or cocktails, here is my list of wines and libations that he or she would like to add in their collection or for consumption. (Like my Holiday Food Gifts editorial, this list would expand as we near the holidays.)
To see the [...]
This will be my last post until I come back from my vacation to Paris in early June, as I’m leaving New York City on Monday. Over the extent of that time, please look at my Flickr just to see touristy photos as well as food porn.
Jo’s exterior and window
Back on Thursday, April 29th, I attended Lucky Rice Festival’s Opening Night Cocktail Party at the Bowery Hotel hosted by Kelly Choi. Being that this was my first time to visit this hotel’s bar, I’m pretty excited as I read it’s spacious and gorgeous venue. (Thanks to Lucky Rice for inviting me to this event.)