Hatsuhana

I meant to say momofuko but it came out hatsuhana, so we met Sam and a friend there. Delightful. We ate upstairs. The decor was lovely, the place felt roomy, the stafff was attentive, and the kids guided me into a box of sushi. The food was lovely […]

The Bronx

Another neighborhood, another borough and I wasn’t happy. It was as bad as I had expected from the stories I recall from my childhood. Fort Apache the Bronx. Well, not that bad. We went to the movies and the theatre was really bad. Unclean, torn seats, the screen […]

Stew Leonards

Since arriving in New York I have asked people all over “where is a great market?” No one seems to know. “use fairway” they say ” why not zabars or citrellena” . Ill tell you why, because they aren’t great markets. Now Stew Leonards isnt in the city. […]

Museum Hack

I haven’t been to a museum since i discovered the movie theatre, but today I may go…hmmmmm… or not.. but if I ever want to really experience another side of the museum, i think i will try museum hack.

A walk in my neighborhood

A cool spring day, not really but close. The freezing temperatures have risen enough to make a leisurely stroll once again a pleasure. Honestly, I was reluctant to leave the house but oh sao glad i did. We walked down to the river- peeking into the grand houses […]

Imperial Palace II

Chinese!  Flushing! oh my!!!  After stumbling into flushing a few weeks ago and seeing what looks like mini asia we come to find that Flushing is THE place to go for Chinese.  SO with two recommendations in hand from a real Chinese gentleman we settle on Imperial Palace […]

Figaro

At the Metropolitan Opera House was long.  A modern ( 1930’s) setting didn’t capture me in the least.  I do keep trying Opera but I think Figaro wont get another chance.

Italian near Lincoln Center

Yum.  Il Violino, a few blocks north of lincoln center was the perfect spot to grab a great bite before the Opera.  A small ceasar with capers(?) and not quite enough dressing was saved by a small plate of cheese and a plate of anchovies.  The lamb was […]