Birds of a Frotta

By Rory Winston Shortly after Flatiron’s Ciano closed, the genius of a restaurateur, Stratis Morfogen, insouciantly announced, “Well, I’m going back to Italian-American” – this after realizing that his renowned purist of a chef, Shea Gallante, was taking himself out of the picture. The comment, unlike the resulting cuisine, could have been taken with a…

Davio’s: La Vita Bella

By W.A. Muller Located adjacent to Grand Central Station, it is the newest addition to the Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse restaurant group by Chef/Restaurateur Steve DiFillippo. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Chad Brown (Del Posto) and General Manager Doss Posey, Davio’s Manhattan serves an array of carefully sourced and seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring homemade…

A New Approach to Holistic Patient Care

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By W.A. Muller

Holistic is characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. This is the foundation for Dr. Neil Sadick’s innovative approach for his patient care as one of the leading aesthetic dermatologists in NYC. He calls it “3-D rejuvenation” and in the most basic terms means the individual assessment of the patient for their specific signs of aging and a treatment plan that will combine different tools to treat and address all problems as a whole. “When a patient comes in for a consult with me, I assess the aging processes that we see occur in fat, muscle, vascular and skin as one and create individual treatments that address them all in harmony to produce an end result that whispers natural and undone”.

Where Taste Meets Nature

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By Alison Cederbaum

Walk into any palace of fine living. A beloved restaurant, bejeweled hotel lobby, friend’s penthouse. If the flowers inspire awe, chances are good that you›re gazing at one of Alix Astir›s creations. New York›s duchess of floral design, the CEO of Trellis Fine Florals is building an empire out of exquisite taste: one arrangement at a time. She and her fleet of designers craft impeccable arrangements for the city’s elite, including iconic names in hospitality and retail, and dozens of noteworthy socialites.

HIP & TRENDY ISRAEL

For thousands of years the holy sites of Jerusalem have drawn millions of pilgrims and visitors from around the globe. Now, a wave of stylish restaurants, wine bars, on-trend boutiques, art galleries and lively nightlife is attracting the fashionable and fabulous to this wondrous and exotic city, adding chic new appeal to an age-old destination.