Category Archives: Bakeries

Catch It: Eli’s Essentials

Embracing the spirit of nature is simple for me. Like last Saturday, walking in the splendor of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) with my dear friend Marie. Later, we took a break to catch up at the American Wing … Continue reading

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Catch It: Tribeca Treats

Three Sundays ago, I pulled out my favorite recipe book: The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child. I had decided to bake a cake for an event at my home. I turned to page 96: Cake for Company and read, … Continue reading

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Catch It: Chef Farnabe at Petrossian

What makes a distinct dining experience for me? It is the cuisine, the atmosphere and conversations with someone special. Usually, though, we don’t get to meet the people who work behind the scenes to create these unforgettable meals. Several weeks … Continue reading

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Catch It: Gotham Scoop 2016

For the start of the New Year, and years gone by, I relish the joy of walking throughout New York City and writing about my adventures in all things: Coffee, Cuisine and Conversations. Each experience is unexpected manna from heaven. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Earth Café

Last week, I strolled into the Earth Café. It is located at 2580 Broadway, New York 10025, on the north side of West 97th Street. The décor is simply charming: high ceiling, white brick wall, wooden ceiling fan, teal colored-chairs, … Continue reading

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Catch It: Donna Bell’s Bake Shop

Where is the fun in passing by a bakery, peering through the window, and just smiling at the creamy moist homemade Classic White Cake, Carrot Cake, Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake, or chocolate cookies, cupcakes, and biscuits? While growing up in the … Continue reading

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Catch It: Little Pie Company

From the first bite of my Applesauce Carrot Cake, I said out loud that I would order another slice and not have dinner. My friend Julia and her daughter Anna giggled—and so did I. They were taking me out to … Continue reading

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