Tag Archives: Upper West Side

Catch It: Salumeria Rosi

“Time is the longest distance between two places.”—words by Tennessee Williams. With this holiday season upon us, I recall the fondest times at my family’s Thanksgiving dinners in Atlanta, Georgia. And last Saturday, I was connected to that place and … Continue reading

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Catch It: FUMO

In a few words, FUMO is like an arpeggio chord of authentic Italian cuisine in Hamilton Heights. FUMO restaurant is located at 1600 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10031/Corner of 139th Street. On Sunday, June 12th, my friend Kelli treated … Continue reading

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Catch It: Angel of Harlem

It happened one Saturday night, three weeks ago, when two friends and I entered the restaurant, Angel of Harlem. This Upper-Manhattan eatery, bar and lounge is located at 2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (FDB) at 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027. … Continue reading

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Catch It: Earth Café

Last week, I strolled into the Earth Café. It is located at 2580 Broadway, New York 10025, on the north side of West 97th Street. The décor is simply charming: high ceiling, white brick wall, wooden ceiling fan, teal colored-chairs, … 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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Catch It: The Weave Tree in Central Park

Sunday afternoon, I strolled through Central Park. The autumn trees are full of beauty, and the bluest sky is a silk fabric of silent peace. I thought of my poem, “The Weave Tree,” which I had written some years ago. … 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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