Tag Archives: Cafe

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: 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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Catch It: Edward’s Restaurant

In the book, After the Storm, by A.E. Hotchner, a screenwriter, for sixteen of Ernest Hemingway’s works—Hemingway said of the adaptation, After the Storm “Just don’t play it safe….Even if it doesn’t work out, you’re all right. The hell with … Continue reading

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Catch It: Frederick’s Café & Bistro

A new kind of coffee pleasure and café treasure awaits one at Frederick’s Café & Bistro. It is located at 2104 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10026; it is in the area of Harlem Hamlet—(110th to 125th Street & 8th Avenue); … Continue reading

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Catch It: Bettolona

On May 31st, I ran into friends at Barnard College, then dashed to the IRT (1) train at 125th Street. Unexpectedly, I came upon Bettolona, an Italian Bistro at 3143 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. Thursday was a sunny summertime … 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: Fairway Café & Steakhouse

When one thinks of organic, I am reminded of a definition from the “USDA: National Organic Program: Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, … 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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CATCH IT! LILY O’BRIEN’S CHOCOLATE CAFE

LILY O’BRIEN’S CHOCOLATE CAFE: It’s not like dark chocolate is better or milk chocolate is the best, it was Friday at 6:15 p.m. and I needed to rest.  When I am at that point, I want to pamper my bones, so … Continue reading

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