It took some time to digest what I was seeing.  Huge sculptures scattered throughout a hilly pastural landscape.  Why?  what was this all about.  But as we walked and looked and sat and talked it started to come clear.  This was for pleasure.  Someone was indulging their own whim and i was being invited along […]

The Chocolate Room

Park Slope, 5th Avenue…. and five other bakeries and donut shoppe…. Must return and have a brownie hot fudge sundae.  and I mean must! Or try the Chocolate Room on Court Street .  

Li-Lac Chocolate

When I got off the train in the village heading for lunch I wasn’t even thinking chocolate shoppes.. and there it was, beckoning from across the street. “Laura, come’s me Li-Lac Chocolate”  And so what choice did I have.  Two boxes later – smores, pretzels, truffles and some nougat bar.   I am still […]

Kayser Brownies

Columbus Circle. And other locations I believe. These were the top rated brownie when I brought them home in June.

Sushi In the Neighborhood

I have seen the Fusha Asian take out menu a dozen times, walked past it even more.Last night I finally went in and found both the pan fried gyoza the sushi to be excellent.  The Cosmo was weak but effective… I would definitely come back.

Cooper Hewitt

What a lovely surprise in every way.  I have never been to The Cooper Hewitt before and now I want to live there.  Located in an a converted mansion on 91st Street, the museum displays the extensive collections of the two Miss Hewitts, granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper.  The collection is displayed in a way […]


28 Mott Street. Chinatown The Original. What an amazing treat. Not only ws the duck out of this word but we had good dumplings and string beans from heaven.

Breakfast at

BUVETTE. Croque Madame followed by think, rich, whipped cream covered chocolate mousse.