Category Archives: Restaurants

BAREBURGER……Wild Boar…….Bison……..Elk

BE MY BURGER………choose your PATTY……..choose your BUN……..choose your CHEESe………choose your BACON………..choose your VEGGIES………choose your SAUCE………..choose your SPREAD……….add a few SIDES………..TIME FOR DINNER!

Jacob…….our waiter……..will serve you too.

ALL BAREBURGER MEATS ARE FREE RANGE

A DAY in NY with our stockbroker……..VIRGINIA

Virginia………from South Carolina………..sweet……..charming………and fun to be with.  Lunch at Olio e Piu in Greenwich Village……….then a hop up to the Upper West side………….a stroll thru Central Park…………coffee at the Boathouse.

 

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CLICK ON…………….Mark with the rainbow beard.……..a famous music producer.

A wedding at the Boathouse………..an Opera singer at Bethesda Fountain…..and the filming of a movie……all in Central Park.

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Ending up at TAVERN on the GREEN in Central Park.

They’re OH SO………. SoHo !

If a “spot o’ tea” is your delight…….Steve will be happy to supply it………with a spoonful of charm…….at T2……..offering Australia’s largest selection of loose tea.

My sensory experience [other than Steve] was a taste of “Ginger Peppermint”.

The sweet taste of both lingers………..

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Strolling……….shopping…………dining in SOHO……….a visual and degustorial delight.

CLICK ON.…….. to and enjoy your own delight……………

GALLERIES………restaurants………people………tourists…..graffitti……..and the FACES!

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Meet ALEXANDER……a visitor from Italy…….un signore incantare…….enjoying [and adding to]……. the pleasures of SOHO.

CLICK ON TO: STUDIOLUCCA

http://www.studiolucca.com

DINNER on the TERRACE with James and Jack

James and Jack are on their way to the theater to see “THE KING AND I” at Lincoln Center.P1890165

James [singer, actor, dancer] in London is in New York on a holiday.

Jack is in New York on a three month holiday ………. takings a lot of dance classes…….and working as a waiter at Ruby’s Cafe.

Both are having a ball in Manhattan.

WHAT”S FOR DINNER?  

Corn chowder and a hot berry compote with Trader Joe’s French Vanilla

 

LUNCH ….. Olio e Piu ….. Greenwich Village

LUNCH in Greenwich Village………at OLIO e PIU.

TRATTORIA & ENOTECA

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#3 Greenwich Avenue on the corner of 6th ave.

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The cute bartender, Alec, can satisfy your every wish.

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My pizza in the hands of a pro…….the CHEF!

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The wood fired oven is a marvel………as is the pizza.

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Our waiter, Guiseppe……oh so sweet and professional.

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James…….a drama student from London …… in NYC on holiday……wanted to see “the Village”.

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Dining at the next table a lovely couple from London……tho she is Dutch and he  a Parisian.

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Espresso for Michel…….and delightful conversation for the four of us.

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Pistacchio and espresso gelato………buon gusto!

 

FAREWELL to our friend TRAVIS……

Our friend TRAVIS is leaving New York for a new life adventure in Portland.

We will miss him……….but happy for him in his decision to move across country.

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His friends wished him farewell and good luck………….and toasted him several times……[actually a total of SEVEN].  We met at SHALEL MOROCCAN LOUNGE …….. 65 west 70th street.

It is a cozy little underground cave [perfect for a romantic night out].  Rose petals are strewn along the lighted stairs as you descend into this cave.

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All of the food we tasted was over the top delicious…..but the lamb meatballs were the best I have ever had anywhere……[including Athens and Casablanca].

Everyone loved the designer cocktails …………my fave was a concoction of Elderberry liquor blended with 5 other weird liquid delights!  I had one………others 5 or more into the midnight hours.  Whoopee!

 

 

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS • 2015……..a scene that must be seen

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS • 2015   TROUTMAN STREET a scene to be seen……in!  It was fun.  Art, food, people.  600 events……almost overwhelming.

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Thanks to Christopher Smith for this photo.