Tag: Upper East Side

The Best Of Restaurant Week On The Upper Eastside 2015

The Best Of Restaurant Week On The Upper Eastside 2015

New York City restaurant week is a twice annual discount event that allows New York City foodies to enjoy select lunch and dinner menus at over 300 restaurants at a prixe fix of $25 for lunch and $38 for dinner. It has been expanded to a three week event and offers a great opportunity to […]

| August 4, 2015
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Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Love Your Dinner and Your Wallet on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be filled with love and fun, but it can also be quite stressful for couples who want to dine out in Manhattan on a limited budget. Restaurants create exceptional menus for a special evening, but they often come with a hefty price tag. There are hundreds of places to choose from in […]

| February 13, 2015
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Jewish Christmas Dinner Comes of Age

Jewish Christmas Dinner Comes of Age

Growing up Jewish at Christmas time in NYC had its own set of traditions.  Typically Christmas Dinner was eaten at a favorite neighborhood Chinese restaurant or if you were a little more sophisticated, at one of the many restaurants on Mott or Pell Streets in Chinatown. You may ask; Why Chinese food for Jewish people. […]

| December 25, 2014
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Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

It is always special to find a “foodie” hideaway in an unexpected place, so I was delighted to be treated to an extraordinary food and wine tasting at Vinus and Marc on NYC’s Upper East Side. A narrow door located between neighborhood retailers invites you into a seductive speakeasy atmosphere that draws you in with […]

| August 19, 2014
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Maison Kayser’s Winter Menu Warms You From the Inside-Out.

Maison Kayser’s Winter Menu Warms You From the Inside-Out.

Thanks to the Polar Vortex it has been a bone-chilling winter in New York City, but if you stay inside, you just might miss out on one of New York's top seasonal menus. Maison Kayser has always been a favorite of ours, so when we were invited to try the winter menu, we bundled up […]

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Chef Eric Kayser Brings Paris to NYC

Chef Eric Kayser Brings Paris to NYC

Paris is an enchanting city with its elegant people and beautiful gardens. Foodies from all over the world know that Paris is celebrated for the finest coffee, buttery delicious croissants, incredible French pastries and of course the perfect baguettes. Fortunately for New Yorkers, some of the best Parisian treasures are now available in four locations […]

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Scalinatella Delivers Seamlessly

Scalinatella Delivers Seamlessly

A recent visit to Upper East Side’s Scalinatella proved to be an exceptional choice. Situated below ground in a remarkably transformed space, this was Italian food done just right. From the moment we sat down, to our leisurely exit, it was one spectacular and savory dish after another, all highlighted by exquisite service. One important […]

| September 2, 2013
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A Sicilian Gem on the Upper  East Side

A Sicilian Gem on the Upper East Side

  As a “foodie,” traveling to Italy you are inspired by its history and culture. There is no shortage of great food, wine and spirits gathered from the local purveyors in each and every area.  The Italian people are warm, welcoming and accommodating. 83 ½, located at 345 East  83rd Street on the Upper East […]

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The Heart And Soul Of Chef Chris Coleman

The Heart And Soul Of Chef Chris Coleman

Walking into Petaluma on the Upper Eastside of New York is always a treat, but meeting it’s Executive Chef , Chris Coleman defines the focus, passion and as his friends say, the flamboyance that creates his delicious food. Chef Chris blends his half Panamanian and half Jamaican heritage together to deliver consistently great dishes. He […]

| May 27, 2013
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Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in NYC 2013

Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in NYC 2013

Mother’s Day is a great time to show your mom appreciation by treating her to a lovely brunch.  New York City has many choices, but we have highlighted a few of our favorites that are particularly special. Here are 5 great choices for Mother's Day in New York City:   Dinner on Ludlow If you […]

| May 11, 2013
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