Category Archives: Restaurants

LUNCH at Boulud Sud

BOULUD SUD is Chef Daniel Boulud’s vibrant Mediterranean restaurant at Lincoln Center …….and the EXPRESS LUNCH is a steal at $19LINCOLN CENTER

Have a late afternoon lunch and the entire restaurant will be yours to enjoy.

My one complaint…………the chairs are NOT very padded………..so I always bring along my own cushion.

I’m not one to sit at a bar……….but if it your thing…….it is a pleasure to sit here.

I won’t describe the menu………but I will gave kudos to the pastry chef……Anne McGorman………..I always order three just for me.

EATALY MARKET • all things ITALIAN

It really is cheaper than a trip to ITALY..……..for anything and everything that you would find in ITALY.  Lydia Bastianich and Mario Batali have opened a market like no other in Manhattan.  You can spend a little or a fortune and you will love your purchase.

12 RESTAURANTS……….and 20 departments: BAKERY • FISH • CHEESE • PRODUCE • PASTA • BEER • WINE • BEVERAGES • BEAUTY • BOOKS • HOUSEWARES • COFFEE and ESPRESSO

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.

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.

SOLAR-ECLIPSE nyc Watch Parties

New York Hotels with a rooftop pool and  bar invite you for a swim and an elipse cocktail and a view of the The Great American Eclipse.

Hotel Americano is a hoot………..fun roof to pool and view.

 

the 1 Hotel under the Brooklyn Bridge

 

The BUNGALOW BAR for a dip and a free elipse too.

The MUSEUM of NATURAL HISTORY on Central Park West will titillate you in the ROSE ROOM.

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.

RESTAURANT WEEK in NY • the LINCOLN RESTAURANT

Restaurant Week is when every New Yorker can afford to eat out………..and lunch is 3 courses for $29.

The dining room is spacious and gracious.  Light and bright.

The wait staff is professional………they don’t “hover”………but are right there when you need them.