East Meets West in the Village

By Hillary Latos While the concept of the Japanese Izakaya seems to be the latest trend in the culinary front, Bara is the middle ground between East and West combining the creativity and casualness of a Japanese Izakaya with the romantic flair of a Parisian wine bar. As New York City is known as the…

LA VITA ITALIA

By Brooke Girard Ballo Italian Restaurant and Social Club is known for authentic Italian cuisine with a complimenting wine list, as well as constant devotion to visitors. Guests can gaze at Ballo’s immaculate cathedral architecture resembling a Tuscan abbey as they sip on a specialty cocktail. The lounge charms with a grand marble bar, as…

Artisanal Fromagerie Bistro & Wine Bar under New Ownership

By W. A. Muller Veteran Restauranteur Sarid Drory breathes new life into legendary restaurant with plans to introduce new menu items, online cheese store, and sidewalk café Renowned French bistro and wine bar – Artisanal Fromagerie – located on Park Avenue in Murray Hill – is now under the direction of veteran restauranteur Sarid Drory, one of the original owners of The Waverly Inn and…

Galas Galore

Every month, Resident Editor Isaiah Negron will take you to the city’s top galas and benefits. Please email your suggestions to [email protected]

Big Apple Buzz

By Flo Anthony Renowned Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and Celebrity Journalist Flo Anthony attended The Making of a Costume on Monday night, February 9 at New York City Center. The very special evening, which benefited Youth America Grand Prix, featured Barbara Brandt exploring the dynamics of costume design, from concept to creation, with fashion designer B…

Around the Town

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan The music industry’s brightest stars walked the red carpet for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. The night’s big winner, Sam Smith, who won Best New Artist and Song of the Year, said, “I want to thank the man who this record is about, who I fell in…