Le District

Food halls have taken NYC by storm.  It all started with Eataly, an Italian food hall located in the Flatiron District and now there are a dozen one-stop shop spots to satisfy your cravings.  My favorite food halls in the city are Gotham West Market, Plaza Food Hall and Gansevoort Market.  I recently went to […]

Cauliflower Pizza

Every year around this time, I like to eat clean for a few weeks before the holidays.  I’m not as mindful about what I’m eating and how much I’m working out during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s.  There’s a lot of good food and drinks to be had and I don’t like to […]

United States
Road Trip to Taos

I get asked all the time, how do I find the places I go to during my travels.  I mentioned previously in my Santa Fe post (read here) that I do basic research of the destination city but the most invaluable source of advice is from the locals; from the people who live and work […]

United States
Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico has been on my travel bucket list for the lure of New Mexican food, the beautiful landscapes, and the old adobe architecture.  Santa Fe seemed like a city that was a world away from New York so I had to check it out.  From New York, it’s not a one-stop destination; […]


I know what you’re thinking Bridgeport, CT:  WOOF.  I had the same feeling when my girlfriend Marcella invited me to her home for the weekend.  Wait, let me start from the beginning of how we met.  We met last Summer while we were on a kayaking trip to Bannerman Castle near Cold Spring, NY (read […]

A Day in the Hudson Valley

I’m a bona fide city girl but every once in a while the country girl in me craves nature and wide open spaces.  I grew up in New City, New York which is located in the low Hudson Valley; my parents still have a home there.  I love going back to my parent’s house because […]