Monthly Archives: August 2012

Catch It: Melba’s: American Comfort Food

Once again I ventured to Harlem, in particular to Melba’s at 300 West 114th Street (at Frederick Douglass Blvd.) New York, NY 10026. I remember reading Beau Brummell: The Ultimate Man of Style by Ian Kelly; and Ms. Melba Wilson, … Continue reading

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Catch It: Chokolat Patisserie

There are three smiles of goodness alongside Broadway and Morningside Heights—starting at West 125th Street, Chokolat Patisserie (Coffee Bar), 3187 Broadway, New York 10027; and Jin (Ramen Shop), at 3183 Broadway. If one walks south to 122nd Street you come upon a … Continue reading

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Catch It: Blue Water Grill

For my birthday present, my dear friend Jeannie treated me to dinner at Blue Water Grill. It’s located at 31 Union Square West (at 16th Street), New York, NY 10003. It had been several years since I was at Blue … Continue reading

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