RESTAURANT REVIEW

SOUTHERN ART, SCALES 925 & TRUE FOOD are Where To Eat In Atlanta

Shrimp & Grits

Visiting ATLANTA is always a treat when it comes to dining out!  The city’s take on traditional southern dishes, the local celebrity appeal, and the happening restaurant scene make finding food in Atlanta a fun experience unto itself!   During my recent visit, I stopped by two of my favorites – Art Smith’s SOUTHERN ART located on […]

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TOURISTS & RATS Fawn Over DELICIOUS FOOD @ The New TAVERN ON THE GREEN!

Shrimp

It was just a couple  of weeks ago when Jessica Simpson  hosted her New York Fashion Week event at the legendary TAVERN ON THE GREEN, but I’d bet original owner Warner LeRoy is turning over in his grave by what has become of his long-cherished establishishment. Not only has one of New York’s most treasured restaurants […]

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Judging MISS TEEN USA Over A 4-Course Dinner @ OLIVE’S in THE BAHAMAS!

Olives' Bread basket with foccacia, olive oil and tapenade is robust and fresh!  A great starter and the one time when you don't want to pass on bread!

I was recently invited by the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) to judge the 2015 Miss Teen USA pageant in the Bahamas, and joined former Miss Teen USA Danielle Doty and t People’s Choice Awards president Fred Nelson to ultimately help select Miss Louisiana to take over the crown! This is my second time judging Miss Teen […]

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Where CELEBRITIES EAT: CARPACCIO, Miami (One of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S Favorites)

Fettucine Dolce Vita

While Ocean Drive remains the go-to spot for tourists and new money looking to savor the decadence of Miami, the old schoolers know that if you really want to get a taste of the fabulous lifestyle off the international city, one must venture from the beach. There are a number of other hip locations scattered […]

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LA BODEGA 47 Replaces NATIVE in Harlem!!!

La Bodega Salmon

As Harlem continues to grow as one of Manhattan’s most popular and happening neighborhoods, the uptown restaurant scene has added yet another restaurant to the mix.  But unlike the over saturated soul food competitors, LA BODEGA 47 Social Club taps into a wonderful blend of Hispanic and American culture with creative cocktails that make for […]

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What To Order @ THE CHESTER, NYC

The Fried Chicken for $20 at The Chester is a must!  A leg, a breast and thigh are served with a sweet tea brine, shishito peppers, and a delicious thai dressing

THE CHESTER, New York City’s trendy and celebrity-filled restaurant situated inside the Meatpacking district’s hip Gansevoort Hotel, has recently opened a second location in midtown at 45 East 33rd Street in midtown and already celebrities like Tatyana Ali, VIPs, and locals are flocking there for the outstanding contemporary American fare! I stopped by the other day for […]

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LA GAULOISE Opens in Downtown Manhattan

Truite Grille ($25) is La Gauloise's

Georges Forgeois’ seventh dining spot in New York City, La Gauloise (2 Clarkson St at Varick), has opened its doors in the West Village. In the spirit of its name, which evokes ancient France, the menu focuses on classic dishes like Lapin à la Provençale (rabbit stewed in white wine and roasted tomatoes), Cuisses de […]

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What To Order @ FRESCO by SCOTTO, Plus Find Out ONE of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S FAVORITE MEALS!

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New York news anchor Rosanna Scotto may be famous to some for reading the city’s biggest headlines, but those in the Manhattan circle recognize the Scotto name as a mainstay to Italian dining in a city revered for its restaurants. Frequented by heavy hitters like NBA commissioner Adam Silver, nearby NBC executives, and a long favorite […]

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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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WHERE TO EAT In ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NYC: DEL FRISCO’S GRILLE

The Grille Prime Cheeseburger at Del Frisco's Grille includes
Double Patties, Lettuce, Red Onion, Tomato, Pickle, Sloppy Sauce, Frites!  A deluxe burger with magnificent taste in each bite!

Located at 50 Rockefeller Center, steps away from Radio City Music Hall, DEL FRISCO’S GRILLE is one of the standout restaurants in the NBC plaza that features plentiful dining options such as Rock Center Cafe and Brasserie Ruhlmann for news personalities, the SNL cast, and the bevy of other celebrities that go in and out of the famous studio […]

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