Category Archives: Upper West Side

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: 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: 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: Crêpes & Délices

“Happiness is just one Crêpe away”… the poetic words from Crêpes & Délices, located at 124 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023. After a noontime five-mile walk on Riverside Drive, I strolled upon Crêpes & Délices on the Upper … 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: 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: Flat Top

You know when you lose your house keys and find them unexpectedly, and discovered that they were there all the time. This was my experience trekking on Amsterdam Avenue, near where I live, a few weeks ago. Flat Top is … Continue reading

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