At Artisanal’s cheese reception
A few weeks ago I’ve attended to Artisanal Cheese‘s hands-on mozzarella class ($110). Of all the classes Artisanal has, this is the only class where attendees can make, taste, and take home containers full of freshly made mozzarella. It’s educational, fun and you’re certainly bound to have a [...]
Petrossian Restaurant: Looking out the window, at the bar, and having tea at the bar
Yesterday, I had afternoon tea at the lovely Petrossian Restaurant.
Petrossian started in the 1920′s by two Armenian brothers, Melkoum and Mouchegh Petrossian, first introduced Paris to the magic of caviar and, in doing so, founded the [...]
Black raspberry cocktail made with Effen Vodka; Cheese from Murray’s, Seared steak on cheese puff cracker, and lots of pastries at DIFFA
Last night I was invited to attend Cocktails by Design hosted by DIFFA within Architectural Digest Home Design Show at Pier 94 in New York City. This was a fundraising [...]
Exterior and Interior of Pie Face; Savory and Sweet Pies
I’m a big fan of pies. I don’t care if it’s sweet or savory. I’ll eat them all. This lead me to the Australian-based bakery Pie Face in Midtown West, about a block from the Sullivan Theater.
Benihana: Exterior, one of its large dining rooms, Portrait of its founder Rocky Aoki, Large fortune cat, The Rocky Room
Last week I was invited to Benihana‘s private lunch to celebrate their relaunch of their newly renovated space and their 48 years in the restaurant business. I took my mother along since [...]
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 [...]