Category Archives: West Village

Catch It: See’s Candies, Chocolate & Candy Gifts

I had another adventure in downtown Manhattan last week. I was walking on West 8th Street when I came upon See’s Candies. It is the kind of unexpected delight I adore, a chocolate castle of sweets. After long hours of … Continue reading

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Catch It: Madam Zhu’s Kitchen

There I was in Greenwich Village, trekking to the Jefferson Market Library. I felt a cool breeze on a sunny afternoon, and a pretty local establishment caught my attention. I turned and entered Madam Zhu’s Kitchen at 401 Avenue of … Continue reading

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Catch It: West 13th Street

Once again I venture on the culinary streets of Manhattan. It was just yesterday, in the afternoon, that I left my meeting on East 13th Street, and found myself sauntering to the charming West Village Community. Below are eight restaurants … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sticky’s Finger Joint

There I was several weeks ago, dashing to a meeting at Cooper Union on Cooper Square, and as usual, I observed something new— Sticky’s Finger Joint. Hot is what you get at Sticky’s Finger Joint located in the West Village … Continue reading

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Catch It: Pretty Food with Maddy & Sam

There is something quite wonderful about a friendship during those university days, and having a good time with friends–especially, when it comes to food. Madeline Cohen and Samantha Hess are two pretty young ladies who are undergraduates and roommates at New York University (NYU) … Continue reading

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Catch It: Olio e Più: Trattoria & Enoteca

I was in the West Village, and so I was happy. Last Friday afternoon, I sauntered through the community of quaint storefronts, cobblestone streets, and antique shops. Later, I peeked into the classic, elegant, essence of Mediterranean cuisine—Olio e Più. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Li-Lac Chocolates

Once, I worked at an Intellectual Property Law Firm in downtown Manhattan. In the afternoons, my dear friend Lisa and I would go to the café next door; we ordered one piece of dark chocolate and tea; we were back … Continue reading

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Catch It: Corner Shop Café

What is lovely about walking in New York City is one comes across the Corner Shop Café—a quaint café at 643 Broadway & Bleecker Street, New York 10012. It is a popular brunch place in Greenwich Village; a poetic atmosphere … Continue reading

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CATCH IT: SANT AMBROEUS

If style is everything, then Sant Ambroeus has it all.  This Italian restorante is located in the West Village of Manhattan. After I left a girlfriend’s engagement party on Perry Street, I noticed that the street was practically silent at … Continue reading

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CATCH IT! Valentine’s Everyday: Jeffrey’s on Waverly Place

Daily, I fall in love with New York.  On Tuesday, February 8th, I fell in love with Jeffrey’s Grocery Luncheonette and Oyster Bar located at 172 Waverly Place, New York, NY  10014.  It’s nestled in Greenwich Village–a neighborhood restaurant, a … Continue reading

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