Category Archives: Restaurants

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: 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: 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: 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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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: Angel of Harlem

It happened one Saturday night, three weeks ago, when two friends and I entered the restaurant, Angel of Harlem. This Upper-Manhattan eatery, bar and lounge is located at 2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (FDB) at 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027. … 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: Amélie

What connects the West Village to Paris, France, is Amélie. This intimate wine bar is located at 22 West 8th Street, New York, NY 10011. The ambience is warm and lively; the staff is easy going and friendly, and the … Continue reading

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Catch It: Destiny’s Rotisserie Chicken

There is an infinite palette of restaurants in Harlem Hamlet. After a six mile walk in Central Park, I headed north to 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Upper Manhattan. It was a Friday afternoon in August. By the … Continue reading

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Catch It: FIKA

Great happiness is a good cup of iced coffee in the summertime. This week, I came upon a new delightful cafe—FIKA. There are many locations in New York City; however, I strode into the aesthetic-styled décor of white bright lights, … Continue reading

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