Category Archives: New York

Farm to table in upstate New York

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Share it now!The city of New York is home to some of the finest restaurants in the world. But if you want to experience real food that is served directly from the farms, head north within the state to Lake … Continue reading

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Secrets of Lake Placid

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Share it now!The Lake Placid I am going to tell you about has nothing to do with the giant, 30-foot-long man-eating crocodile that terrorizes people as depicted in the movies Lake Placid, Lake Placid 2, Lake Placid 3 or Lake … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup: From Tree to Table

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Share it now!While you are enjoying your buttermilk pancakes on a cozy Sunday morning, drenching them with a sweet natural syrup, you may want to read this story of how maple syrup makes its way from a tree to your … Continue reading

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Yummiest goat milk caramels

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Share it now!I’m having a caramel withdrawal. I brought back a box of fresh caramels from Asgaard Farm and Dairy in upstate New York, and am upset that I didn’t buy more! These caramels are hand made with goats’ milk (cajeta) … Continue reading

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Canada Day Picnic in New York City

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Share it now!Saturday, June 29 will be an unforgettable day in New York’s Central Park – with a free celebration of Canada’s best entertainment, sport and food. For the first time, Canada Day International, the organizers behind the hugely successful … Continue reading

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Iron chef Morimoto

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Share it now!Yesterday, my friend Michael treated me to an amazing lunch at Morimoto, located at the Chelsea Market in New York City.  It is owned by Masaharu Morimoto, best known as the third Iron Chef on the Japanese TV cooking … Continue reading

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Pasta heaven at Babbo

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Share it now!It had been a wish for a long time to eat at Babbo Ristorante Enoteca in New York City. I have read a lot about this Mario Batali’s famous establishment. All famous food writers and restaurant critics have … Continue reading

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Bite size art in the city

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Share it now!While walking down the streets in Manhattan yesterday, my eyes were magically drawn towards rows of colorful teeny tiny sugary treats against the backdrop of a stork white store. With the doors wide open inviting me in, I was … Continue reading

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Celebrity dining in New York City

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Share it now!Visiting New York City has never been the same experience twice. This past December, I went for the filming of The Marriage Ref. While a full day was occupied at NBC studios, I had an agenda for the … Continue reading

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