Every summer we try to get out of the city as much as possible for a little R&R. We have a few favorite day trips and are always looking for another. This summer we’ll post our old standbys and try out some new ones.
Background Belle Reve means ‘sweet dreams’ or ‘beautiful dream’ in French. But also, it is the name of the plantation in Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. And most notably in recent history, the penitentiary in Suicide Squad. All great … Continue reading →
Closed I just typed CLOSED 30 times. And it made me nostalgic. New York City is an ever-changing landscape of bars and restaurants opening and closing. There was a time when I wanted to get to every hot spot ASAP. … Continue reading →
King serves straightforward food with influences from France and Italy. We needed some Google assistance on the menu, admittedly. And we get out quite a bit, so that was surprising. But everything from the carta di musica to the bicerin … Continue reading →
Aquavit is a solid New York institution. Three decades after opening, it holds two Michelin stars. The honor is held by one of only two female chefs in the US with as many stars. Chef Emma Bengtsson joined as pastry … Continue reading →
Our Go-To Gets a Remodel We have very few ‘regular’ spots we can count on for solidly good food in Battery Park/Financial District. Harry’s NYC is one of them. Formerly Harry’s Cafe & Steak, now just Harry’s. Named after Harry … Continue reading →
We used to be huge fans of Zutto Japanese Brasserie in TriBeCa. The pork bone ramen broth was second to none. Seriously. Until one day it wasn’t. We only went back a couple of times after. Not only was it … Continue reading →