Category Archives: Food

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..on the pier • NYC • 2017

 

Dozens of New York Designers create tabletops for the DIFFA show here in New York.  The $$$ raised is for support of the AIDS programs………helping victims with their financial needs……housing….meds………whatever they need.

 

 

This is the 2oth year that I have supported the foundation….it is such a good cause.

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC.  The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.

Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.

Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.

Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.

Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room  for Architectural Digest .

Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.

WATERCOLORS of my kitchen

Some people say I have too many dishes…………pots and pans………..but these are just a few of the 1000 items in my kitchen.

Sugar and Spice for VALENTINES DAY

Sugar and Spice.……. everything is nice……….. for New Yorkers on

VALENTINES DAY

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FASHION WEEK LUNCH • Gotham Bar and Grill

Lunch with friends….at the GOTHAM.

 

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Baby kale salad………quinoa and farrow wheat berry salad……..butternut squash ravioli…….pan roasted branzino………and I had the braised short rib of beef.

For desert a vacharin of exotic fruits and a flowerless chocolate cake.  DIVINE.

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COFFEE with RUTH at the Breads Bakery Cafe

When breaking bread with RUTH at the Bread Bakery Cafe……….she always meets and greets and entertains those near her.

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Last Wednesday it was Michael.

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Last Friday it was Jonathan………

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And today it was a charming young man new to NYC……..a Catholic Missionary.

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At 101 years of age………she is still kicking………..tho not the bucket!

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And we always eat the same thing………..almond croissant filled to the gills with marzipan.