The Renwick Hotel

The Renwick Hotel

Built in 1928, the Renwick in New York’s newest historic hotel encompassing 173 rooms and named after its architect, James Renwick, Jr., who is best known for his design of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Originally, the building was comprised of oversized artist’s studios and lofts that were eventually turned into a long-stay hotel, and was home…

Dining Out

Dining Out

By Hillary Latos     One of the best things about living in New York is the plethora of ethnic cuisines and fine restaurants where you can embark on a gastronomic journey of world flavors.  This month we explored haute Chinese to authentic Latin, Italian and Old world Greek styles of cuisine.  But what is…

bistro chat noir

Bistro Chat Noir

French Flavor, Southern Charm, and New York Romance at its Best   By Pamela Jacobs. With the warm, romantic atmosphere of a classic French bistro, one of the best locations in all of Manhattan, outstanding cuisine, and the unique blend of French expertise and Southern hospitality, Bistro Chat Noir is something very special.   Nestled…

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Bustan: A Modern Israeli Gem

  By Pamela Jacobs. Today, Israel is one of the world’s top dining destinations. With culinary night markets and highly acclaimed restaurants that rival the best in the world, the country’s food scene is on fire. And right here on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Tuvia Feldman and her restaurant, Bustan, are serving modern cuisine to…

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Lavo’s Riviera Sundays

And Rocco Ancarola, Who Makes it all Possible   By Pamela Jacobs. It’s been called “One of the 10 Most Unique Dining Experiences in NYC,” and has hosted the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Chung, and Flo Rida. It’s part dinner theater, part dance party, part sexy theme soiree. It’s Riviera Sundays at LAVO, and…

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Dining in Wonderland aka. London

3 Extraordinary Culinary Experiences in London to Taste in 2016 By Norah Bradford. Like the literary character Alice, a visit to London offers many unique experiences and a few gastronomic rabbit holes into which—lacking good advice and information—a visitor can fall. On your 2016 visit to this iconic city, place these three dining opportunities at…

Artisanal Fromagerie & Bistro

New Chef, Classic Favorites By Elizabeth Darwen Artisanal Fromagerie & Bistro, a renowned French bistro and wine bar located on Park Avenue in Murray Hill, has launched a brand-new menu created by new Executive Chef John Creger. With the new menu, Chef Creger, formerly of Le Cirque and Grandisca, keeps the classic French dishes Artisanal…