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

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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Celebs Go Crazy for FATBURGER After The GOLDEN GLOBES!

Celebs were out in full force for this past Sunday’s GOLDEN GLOBES, and the Weinstein Company teamed with Netflix to host what seems like THE ultimate in after parties!  Guests including Jennifer Lopez, Amy Adams and Christopher Waltz noshed on the luxe hors d’oeuvres and also burgers from one of the best burger joints on […]

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What To Order @ TED’S MONTANA GRILL

TED’S MONTANA GRILL is a steakhouse with 46 restaurants nationwide, serving time-honored American favorites in an atmosphere inspired by the hospitality, food and spirit of the Old West, and it doesn’t get more old west with menu items like Bison (which is buffalo meat for those less familiar).  Founded by media entrepreneur, environmentalist and philanthropist Ted […]

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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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The Weekend Burger – CLARKE’S STANDARD

I stumbled upon PJ Clarke’s CLARKE’S STANDARD during a recent night out in midtown, and may have found a new burger to add to my top 5 list! With locations in Midtown East, the Financial District, and Union Square, I actually visited their Columbus Circle location at at 977 8th Avenue, between 57th and 58th Streets, and […]

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HENRY’S – Another Reason Why The Upper West Side Can’t Be Great

No matter how seductive the luxury, warmth and diversity of Manhattan’s posh Upper West Side, the restaurant scene is oft described as dull or lackluster.  Unlike other New York City neighborhoods, there are few if any big name chefs, major chains or five star dining options above 72nd street, where much of the eating is […]

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HARLEM SHAKE Moves and Grooves Uptown!

If you keep your ears to the beats on the streets of New York City, chances are you’ve been hearing about the new uptown spot HARLEM SHAKE for a few weeks now.  Fresh off the body moving dance craze that recently swept the nation of the same name, Harlem Shake is a 1960’s-style diner with […]

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POUTINE!!!

During a recent hotel stay, the 24-hour menu featured a dish that was new to me, or at least something I had never heard of before – POUTINE.  Described as shredded braised short ribs over french fries, smothered in cheese, I knew that downing this dish in the wee morning hours would provide a luxurious […]

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Chic Fast-Food Dining & Sliding at POP BURGER, NYC

The other night I stopped by the Dream Hotel in Manhattan’s trendy downtown Meatpacking district for an industry party with Grammy award winner Chrisette Michele, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Diet Coke.  While Patron drinks were served abundantly, there was no food to be found… So, afterwards, I hit up the neighborhood’s best and probably only fast […]

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The BEST STEAK FRITES EVER!!!! Bar Dupont, Washington DC

Steak Frites, steak and french fries, is a popular and common dish historically served throughout french-speaking Europe.  The lavish meal has gained international acclaim and can be found at most brasseries and bistros throughout the contemporary world, and although I’ve tried this dish in Paris, Russia, LA, and New York, I can honestly tell you, […]

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