Tag: seafood

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Last week we had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of Mitchell’s Fish Market in Edgewater, New Jersey. The ideally located restaurant sits directly on the Hudson River with expansive views of Manhattan that are quite breathtaking. The main objective for Mitchell’s Fish Market was to bring the freshest seafood in the warmest atmosphere […]

| July 17, 2016
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Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Many Italian-Americans celebrate Christmas Eve with a Feast of the Seven Fishes (Festa dei Sette Pesci). This is a tradition for Catholics, as they abstain from eating meat on holy days. The reason for seven dishes is not really clear – some say seven is the most frequently used number in the bible and others […]

| December 20, 2015
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A Dinner of Memories

A Dinner of Memories

By Mario Bermeo, Jr. Many know the city of Bilbao for the Guggenheim museum, but there is one artist in Bilbao that is not housed in the museum—Alvaro Garrido, a very humble chef who came to Bilbao in 2006 and opened Mina with a single vision—to focus on high gastronomy and high service. Unlike many […]

| October 19, 2013
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A Bite of New York History

A Bite of New York History

There aren’t many restaurants that stand the test of time like Midtown East’s Pescatore. This traditional Italian eatery has been happily filling the plates of no less than three generations of New Yorkers. With a cozy and welcoming ambiance and a very inviting and bustling al fresco dining scene, this is a neighborhood favorite for […]

| September 22, 2013
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Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Situated on a lovely corner with an elegant nautical theme, Greenwich’s Mediterraneo is serving up some rather fine cuisine. Winding down with a classic Negroni proved to be a prudent choice as we pondered the compelling menu that is rife with choices sure to inspire many palates. As one might imagine, seafood abounds at Mediterraneo […]

| August 19, 2013
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Dining at the Crossroads

Dining at the Crossroads

On a recent getaway to Upstate New York, we stumbled upon an exciting new find. Located in Mount Tremper, New York, Four Corners Country Inn delivered a truly memorable experience. In the same family since 1978, it was recently taken over by France-born Sibyle Nagele and her husband Frank. Staying true to its original French […]

| July 14, 2013
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Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Forget the fact that Kanye West injured his head on a sign while going into 9021PHO last week, as well as creating quite a scene inside the restaurant with the pursuing pack of paparazzi. It is the food here that is the headline maker. This is a stellar example of superior Vietnamese food in a […]

| July 9, 2013
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Matisse Restaurant At The Ayres Hotel

Matisse Restaurant At The Ayres Hotel

Henri Matisse is my favorite artist of all time, and a visit to the Matisse Museum in Nice was something of a pilgrimage visit a few years back. I do have some prints in my office and home, so when the opportunity came to check out Matisse Restaurant at the Ayres Hotel in Hawthorne, I […]

| June 22, 2013
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Strip House – Las Vegas

Strip House – Las Vegas

Hidden above the lively Planet Hollywood casino, is a remarkably quiet second floor promenade where you will find one of the best steakhouses in Las Vegas, Strip House. Upon entering the red-velvety room, you are transformed to the sexy nightclub vibe of 1920’s almost instantly. The walls come alive with black and white photos of […]

| June 3, 2013
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A Delightful Pairing

A Delightful Pairing

On a recent beautiful spring afternoon, we were invited to a fabulous luncheon at Lure Fishbar in Soho NYC to meet Valdo Proprietor, Dr Pierluigi Bolla and his longtime trusted Winemaker Gino Cini. Upon entering Lure Fishbar you somehow forget you are in New York City. It’s as if you just stepped inside a luxury […]

| April 29, 2013
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