Tag Archives: Bakery

Catch It: Magnolia Bakery

For me, the joy of watching my Mom bake a pie, a cake, or cornbread was the best things in life. The aroma of sweetness flowed throughout our house in Georgia. I am reminded of those days whenever I come … Continue reading

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Catch It: Tribeca Treats

Three Sundays ago, I pulled out my favorite recipe book: The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child. I had decided to bake a cake for an event at my home. I turned to page 96: Cake for Company and read, … 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: Silver Moon Bakery

Last Friday, my friend Crystal made homemade cinnamon buns. I ate one, then two, and couldn’t resist another. It’s great having a friend who is an “amateur gourmet chef.” She delights her family and friends whenever she has time from … Continue reading

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Catch It: Soutine Bakery

Years ago, my Aunt Cynthia moved from Manhattan to Ardmore, Pennsylvania. When she told me of her plans, I selfishly thought of our Sunday’s together—how much I would miss her home-made apple pie; our conversations over coffee, pie and Butter … Continue reading

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CATCH IT: HARLEM HAMLET

The sunlight and moonlight forever glow in Harlem Hamlet: a small village where high culture, pop culture, and all cultures mingle along Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) in New York City. Harlem Hamlet runs from 110th Street to 125th Street.  It’s a neighborhood worth … Continue reading

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CATCH IT! CAFÉ ZAIYA and KINOKUNIYA BOOK STORE

CAFÉ ZAIYA and KINOKUNIYA BOOK STORE is Japan.  The address is 1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018 (between 40th & 41st Street).   There I can sit at a commune white table; drink coffee in a white sleek stoneware cup.  … Continue reading

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