Tag Archives: Books

Catch It: The Grapes of Wrath

I remember reading The Grapes of Wrath in college. This week I started it again. John Steinbeck’s lyrical novel of the motion of the winds, the rain and the unsettling of the sun brought me close to Harvey…with the devastation … 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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ABC Kitchen

And so I swept in from the cold one snowy afternoon and decided to have something sweet. ABC Kitchen is located at 35 East 18th Street in the Union Square neighborhood of university students and universal smiles. I certainly felt … 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: Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread

Last Wednesday, I had a late lunch with my friend Sandro. It was a sunny day in Bryant Park where we chatted about: his travels in Italy, his return to Manhattan, and my food stories in New York City. “I … Continue reading

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Catch It: Turbulence by Annette Herfkens

Three days ago, I read Turbulence: A Survival Story by Annette Herfkens. Ms. Herfken’s book feels like an imaginary adventure, and yet it is factual and fascinating. The author, who survived an airplane crash in the Vietnamese jungle for eight … Continue reading

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Catch It: Love Notes

As the sunshine shone brilliantly on April 13th in Central Park, I strolled along the tennis courts near West 94th Street, and later to the Turkey Oak tree and the Reservoir. I found a nice spot to lay my red … Continue reading

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