Category: Travels

Where I’m Eating: A Café on the Hudson River
[ 0 ] June 20, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: A Café on the Hudson River

When one visits Harlem for Happy Hour, one should make that trip to Hudson River Café.  I rarely do the cheerleader voice for restaurants but in this instance I had to step outside myself because this spot actually offers the best of three worlds:  Plenty of outdoor space, food and low happy hour prices.  The […]

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Dishes We Love: 5 Unusual Foods to Try When in Australia
[ 0 ] May 1, 2013 |

Dishes We Love: 5 Unusual Foods to Try When in Australia

*Yours truly is playing with the idea of visiting the land of Australia very soon so it was only fitting that I sought out the best food.  This week I begin my hunt with some recommendations from Kristy Alexander, an Australian food enthusiast, who has a few things to try outside the typical Aussie fair. […]

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Restaurant Getaway:  Superman Drinks
[ 0 ] February 20, 2013 |

Restaurant Getaway: Superman Drinks

The name Wet Willie’s is often misconstrued when I describe it to people who have never visited Miami’s South Beach.  A name often associated with how your sibling would prank you after falling asleep, Wet Willie’s in South Beach has an entirely different meaning.  The frozen daiquiri bar is well known for its highly intoxicating […]

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Restaurant Getaway: Big Pink (Miami)
[ 2 ] January 31, 2013 |

Restaurant Getaway: Big Pink (Miami)

Miami is one of those towns where food is as much a part of the culture as the beach is to the scene.  On my last trip to the sunny city, I scouted out the top places for getting my food fix and Big Pink came across my radar.  Packed to capacity on a dreary […]

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Iron Skillet Cook-Off Recap
[ 0 ] November 8, 2012 |

Iron Skillet Cook-Off Recap

I had the pleasure of attending the Iron Skillet® Cook Off Competition Hosted by Crimson in Manhattan on Monday evening October 22nd.  This year marks their 11th annual cooking challenge between 5 New York City Firefighters and 5 Top Chefs.  Each Firefighter begins by selecting a recipe, and then the top chef must vary it […]

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