Category Archives: Wine Bar

Catch It: Café Dada

Her laughter was unforgettable, her smile was sunshine, and her crab cakes were to live for. That’s how I remember my Aunt Vivie. When I would visit her at her home in the quaint seaside town of Cape May, New … 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: 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: 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: Sambuca: Southern Italian Restaurant

When I walked with the sun, the springtime weather in Central Park on Sunday, April 21st, I saw people sitting on the grass reading, families and friends spread out with blankets, picnic baskets, children running around, parents running after them—it … Continue reading

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Catch It: NYC: Unexplored Tracks

In New York City, an unexplored track could be one block to one’s Avenue. As I walk throughout the city, I encounter cafes, bakeries, restaurants, art work, and long lines at mini trucks with home-style cuisine. Last week, I found … Continue reading

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