French | Burgers and Bourbon with BJ Coleman


Why You Need To Eat @ MAISON KAYSER Today!!!

The Chicken Club at Mason Kayser is a deluxe sandwich  of epic proportions!

Probably one of the best places you will eat in 2015, MAISON KAYSER has become one of my new favorite spots for a quick bite or picking up a house gift for a friend! Straight out of Paris, MAISON KAYSER hit the streets of New York in 2012 like the latest French runway sensation!  Founded [...]

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Restaurant of the Month: CELEBRATE @ Daniel Boulud’s DANIEL, NYC

Bacon-Wrapped Swordfish at Daniel

Tuesday’s post on the opening of Daniel Boulud‘s new Bar Boulud in Boston made me want to have my own celebration for the highly respected french chef who has cooked for everyone including celebrities, the first family, royalty and worldwide high-society. To celebrate my 34th birthday last month, I treated myself to dinner at DANIEL, Boulud’s twenty-year-old signature [...]

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The new Bar Bouloud, Boston

The award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Bostonand Chef Daniel Boulud have partnered to open Bar Boulud, Boston. The French-inspired bistro and wine bar is Chef Boulud’s first restaurant in Boston, and second partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. The restaurant follows the successful format of Bar Boulud, New York, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and Chef Daniel Boulud’s first UK restaurant, [...]

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Escargot & Truffle Fries @ The HOTEL MONACO, DC


A recent stay in Washington DC found me lapping up in luxury at THE HOTEL MONACO.  A historic former government building, the Monaco’s vast halls, comfy rooms, chic and contemporary decor, and adjacent fusion French restaurant where pork belly, escargot and toothsome menu items cause instant mouth-watering temptation, define the distinct style and bold luxury [...]

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What To Order @ My New FAVORITE Lunch Spot – MAISON KAYSER, NYC

Maison Kayser

Since Coleman Entertainment Group is conveniently located in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, there are ample choices when it comes to fun lunch getaways during the day.  But yesterday a friend suggested lunch at MAISON KAYSER, and it was as if I got off at Gare du Nord for lunch in the heart of Paris! [...]

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LA MIRABELLE is an outstanding family-run Upper West Side french bistro located at 102 West 86th Street in Manhattan.  A neighborhood favorite, La Mirabelle is often frequented by local celebrities and offers some of the best french fare in the city! Traditional french cuisine served by friendly servers in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere make [...]

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A hot toddy is a mixed drink typically made of some kind of liquor like bourbon or whiskey that includes water, sugar and spices.  Served hot, they are traditionally served before bed or in cold or wet weather!  And, if you’re in NYC today, then you would agree there’s no better time to enjoy this [...]

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Restaurant Review: Date Night @ ALMOND, NYC

Shrimp Scampi

The other night, I went on an intimate dinner at ALMOND, the American bistro that boast rustic French dishes of teamed Black Mussels with Shallots and White Wine and Roast Chicken with Hand-Crushed Potatoes and Natural Jus, while a list of plats du jour range from Roasted Whole Fish and red Wattle Porkchop to Rack of [...]

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A French Dinner @ Washington DC’s BISTRO BIS

French Onion Soup at Bistro Bis

During a recent visit to Washington DC, I knew I had to stop in for a bite at one of my new favorite restaurants – BISTRO BIS. I already proclaimed in an earlier post (click the link above) that Bistro Bis, located inside the Hotel George at 15 E Street NW, boasts the BEST CALAMARI [...]

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LE DIPLOMATE Brings A Taste of PARIS to Washington DC

Moules Frites

There’s good eating and then there’s eatin’ good - eating so good, in fact, the fare’s authenticity alone can mentally transport a diner to a specific region where the classic provender is served with distinct style, natural grace and unique preparations.  And thanks to the new Washington DC hot spot LE DIPLOMATE, Washingtonians no longer have [...]

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