La Boheme

At the Met on a stormy night and it’s packed. And the production is so much better than I had expected. I stayed awake and alert throughout the performance, helped by my opera glasses and really a fine staging. But the most fun part of the evening was […]

Sant Ambroeus cafe

on Madison… I was innocently walking home today, looking for a spot to buy a bit of lettuce, when out of nowhere, Sant Ambroeus jumped in my path with delectable looking pastries.  What was I to do?  I had to go in.  There weren’t many chocolate offerings and […]

Guggenheim- works and process

Who Knew? Under the Guggenheim is a theater designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and tonight we saw a preview and work in process of Gemma Bonds new choreography for the Washington Ballet, Myriad. What a great experience, my perfect evening out, a little talk a little dance , […]

Momofuko Noodle Bar

We arrived for our 5:30 chicken dinner reservation, which we had made a month in advance, to find a line outside- “no, sorry, even with a reservation they dont open the doors until 5:30” no matter I suppose that it wa 37 degrees and drizzling. What could be […]

The Dessertist

Wow!  Is it worth moving to Croton or Millsberg or wherever The Dessertist  is located (THE DESSERTIST, 50 Maple St, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520) just to get a daily dose of their version of a Devil Dog or the Cookie dough brownie cake… it just might be depending on […]


Finding a supermarket where the aisles are clean, the produce is fresh, and the quality of selection is generous has been a problem for the past few months. Given this, I am on a search for a great market out of the city to ride to on the […]