Category Archives: Cafes

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: 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: Bluestone Lane Café

Three things I adore: the blue sky, my antique stone dining table and sumptuous coffee. It is especially why I am enchanted with Central Park. I can enjoy the magnificence of the park while walking six miles. Saturday past, I … 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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Catch It: Claudette

Romance is the language of love. Valentine’s Day is a vine of grapes and amore. The other evening, I was on a sentimental walk on Ninth Street with a friend. We came upon a charming place: Claudette at 24 Fifth … Continue reading

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Catch It: Gotham Scoop 2015

“Love must be learned, and learned again and again, there is no end to it,” words by Katherine Ann Porter. With love I created Catch It from my voyages throughout the city, where I would sit in charming restaurants and … Continue reading

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Catch It: Greenwich Avenue

A week ago, I sat down with my laptop in a charming café, “Ciao for Now,” for coffee with blended scents of tea on Greenwich Avenue and West 10th Street. Thirty-five minutes later, I left to meet a friend for … Continue reading

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