Category Archives: Food

ELEVEN MADISON PARK • Restaurant Re-opens

The restaurant has re-opened after a summer long renovation.  Everything is new…….tables…..chairs……china and booths.  The new look is a great improvement…..and the food……….which was always been imaginative has now reached the level of “sublime”.

The prix fix lunch is $150………$300 with tax and tip.  Dinner comes in at around $600……..to $1000.

FARMER MARKET FUN • then Lunch

We schlepp to the farmers market every Sunday morning and load up for the week.

My favorite farmers are always there………..flowers……….veggies……..cheese and fresh fish from Long Island.

When I get it home………….I love to photograph it all before I cook it.

Purple beans with garlic….okra…..fish with grilled squash and tomatoes.

Chickpeas salad……….spinach pie……….and Cosmos.

YUM YUM YUM……….having a “taste” before my guests arrive.  It is 89º today and I am wilting fast!  [The flowers seem to love it].

 

 

LONDON TERRACE STREET FAIR • 2017

It’s a friendly street fair……….one block long…….. the residents of the London Terrace Apartments set up a table………VOILA…..it is like a big garage sale.

Joann Berman…and her colorful artwork……..chairs……cushions and clothing.

Add some color to your life  and your apartment.

Taking a Lunch Break from FASHION WEEK

LUNCH ON MY TERRACE………no runway shows today.  I needed a break from all that fashion.

 

Summertime on my Terrace

TIME FOR LUNCH……………you can join us.  I never do dinners……..so don’t

plan on that.  Wine and cheese at 7pm works too.  Just ring me up.

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FAMOUS CHEFS in NYC

BARNEY’S WINDOWS………fun……fab…..fantastic……by the designer SIMON DOONAN.  Here are a few of my favorite chefs.



Oh dear me…..it’s MARTHA!

The barefoot contessa……..INA GARTEN bites the knife………..WHY???

MARIO take a really big bite out  a TOMATO…….


DANIEL BOULUD…….hails from Lyon France……….but lives in NY where he has 7 restaurants.

The FOOD NETWORK……..

MARIO BATALI.…….of the chew…….sucks on a tomato……..

GUY FIERI..……..owns three restaurants in California.  Born GUY FERRY and changed his name back to the original family name.

RESTAURANT WEEK in NYC

It is the week where you can dine in the finest of New York’s restaurants………… three course Lunch 29.95!

ASIATE Restaurant……. in the Oriental Manderin Hotel on Columbus Circle.

OH THAT VIEW……….Central park and Columbus Circle.

You can wait in the bar of you get there too early……… and gaze upon a  PATCHOULI glass sculpture.

A glass of wine is an additional !8………..Coffee or tea $8 and a dessert wine to go with your cookies…..$24……….tax and tip……… so your lunch is now $100………and worth every dollar.  The view alone is worth it.