CLOUD NINE ALPINE BISTRO –ASPEN Aspen Highlands (On-Mountain) Date dined: 3.24.12 I have never been skiing in the Alps but I imagine if I did this is exactly what it would be like. The scenery, the outfits, the ski chalets- … Read more..
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Cloud Nine – Aspen
A Culinary Idol
A few months ago I was so fortunate to attend a book signing and conversation with Ferran Adrià – my culinary idol. I snuck a picture of him even though photography was discouraged to commemorate the special event. Adrià spoke … Read more..
Lotus of Siam – Las Vegas
LOTUS OF SIAM – LAS VEGAS 953 East Sahara Avenue # A5 Las Vegas, NV 89104 Date dined: 12.31.11 Located in the middle of a seemingly abandoned strip mall hides a true gem of a restaurant with a long history to … Read more..
If you are fortunate enough to be invited to the Soho House in the Meatpacking district, as I was for brunch recently, the mini lobster rolls are a compulsory order. The perfect ratio of meat to buttery bun. Also great … Read more..
Kave cafe opened just over a year ago in the West Village on Washington Street at Horatio and they serve a truly excellent latte. In the summer months they also make their own gelato which can be enjoyed in a … Read more..
Koi – NYC
KOI – NYC 40 W. 40th St. (nr. Sixth Ave) New York, NY 10018 Date dined: 3.17.12 There are very few restaurants in midtown that don’t say “strictly business dinner”. While Koi could definitely be a good choice for a … Read more..
The rooftop at the Hotel Chantelle might be on the best kept secrets of the LES list. The space can be enclosed in the winter or during inclement weather but inside it is reminiscent of a European cafe with street … Read more..
Imperial No. Nine – NYC
IMPERIAL NO. NINE – NYC 9 Crosby St. (nr. Grand St) New York, NY 10013 Date dined: 11.20.11 Located in the trendy Mondrian Hotel in Soho Imperial No. Nine is like a British garden oasis in the middle of the city. The … Read more..
Aria Wine Bar – NYC
ARIA WINE BAR – NYC 117 Perry St. (nr. Hudson) New York, NY 10014 Date dined: 3.16.12 Late winter / early spring seems to be the hot time of year to host large birthday parties. I had another 28-person dinner this … Read more..