Category Archives: Mediterranean

Catch It: Firenze Ristorante

A few years ago, I dined with an old boyfriend at Firenze Ristorante on the Upper East Side of Manhattan (1594 2nd Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Streets, New York, NY 10028). And, last month, with a new friend, everything … Continue reading

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Catch It: Ninth Avenue Restaurants

It often happens that on the way to visit my friend Crystal and her daughter Jade in the Hell’s Kitchen, Midtown West and Theater District neighborhood, I stroll past the Ninth Avenue restaurants with my big brown eyes wide-opened.  I … Continue reading

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Catch It: FUMO

In a few words, FUMO is like an arpeggio chord of authentic Italian cuisine in Hamilton Heights. FUMO restaurant is located at 1600 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10031/Corner of 139th Street. On Sunday, June 12th, my friend Kelli treated … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sweeter Still Than This

During the Valentine’s Holiday, I am drawn to the poetry in Sweeter Still Than This by Adah Louise Sutton (Copyright 1905 by The Saalfield Publishing Company). I remember a time I visited my Aunt Vinnie, who owned a summer place … Continue reading

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