Tag Archives: Restaurant

Catch It: Till & Sprocket

Last Thursday, I met with my friend Michelle for a late lunch at Till & Sprocket, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. We both ordered the same: Beet Caprese (sliced red beets, fresh mozzarella and pistachio pesto) with Salmon. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Max Brenner’s Hot Chocolate

Friday after Thanksgiving, friends and I went to The Rink at Bryant Park. Judy and Joey and their children, ages 10, 14 and 5. I did not skate, but instead strolled over to Max Brenner’s kiosk for some hot chocolate. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Merchants NY

The aura of love. First it was her smile. Then his smile—and our smiles at them.  Several Sundays ago, friends and family members of the couple were celebrating at Merchants NY (112 7th Avenue, between 16 & 17th Street) in … Continue reading

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Catch It: Indie Food and Wine

One evening, I came upon Indie Food and Wine at 144 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023. Funny how I never noticed it before, since I am often at the New York Public Library for the Performance Arts at … Continue reading

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Catch It: Xiˈan Famous Foods

“How sweet this crust.” Such were the words of Henry D. Thoreau and similar words from a family of six from China, sitting on a bench in Central Park; eating burgers, noodles, and soups from Xiˈan Famous Foods on the … Continue reading

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Catch It: The Bar Downstairs

On Saturday, November 9,2013, I invited my friends to come to celebrate my debut novel: Journey Back When at The Bar Downstairs (485 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10018). We had a smashing time; lounging in the spacious, luxurious, and … 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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