Excursions, Restaurants
Seattle

It was my first trip to the North West to visit my BFF Janelle.  Besides the cloudy factor, it’s a beautiful city with snow capped mountains surrounding the Puget Sound.  Some pretty awesome moments were the aquarium, the space needle, the ferry ride to Bainbridge Island, canoeing, and Quinn’s gastropub. {Pike Place Market} {View from […]

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Excursions
Rio de Janeiro & Buzios Brazil

When I think of Brazil, I think of Gisele, caipirinhas, Brazilian bikini bottoms, and beaches.  It was exactly what I thought it would be, beautiful women in teeny tiny bikinis and beautiful beaches.  The best part of Brazil were the fresh coconuts and other fresh tropical fruits that just don’t taste the same in NY.  […]

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Restaurants
Minetta Tavern

Clearly, when Minetta Tavern was voted best burger, I had to weight in.  After months of trying to get a reservation (4 months to be exact), I finally got a reservation on April 3rd.  Their 2 signature burgers are the black label burger and the Minetta burger.  I got the black label burger because I […]

Restaurants
L’Atelier Joel Robuchon

{Immaculate kitchen}  {Salmon tartare}  {Sea urchin and raw scallops}  {Caviar}  {Egg cream martini}  {Foie gras}  {Sole}  {Duck} L’Atelier de Joel RobuchonIn a lifetime, there are meals that you will always remember.  The dinner I had at L’Atelier is on that list.  Joel Robuchon is the Godfather of French cuisine.  Every course was unique like my […]

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Excursions, Restaurants
Je t’aime Paris

{Eiffel Tower at night} These past 2 months have been life changing.  I quit my job at the end of March and I found myself with no immediate plans for the first time in my life.  I decided to take advantage of this time to travel, do all the things I’ve always wanted to do, […]

Restaurants
Del Posto

I arrived in New York from Paris on my birthday.  My boyfriend surprised me with a fancy dinner at Del Posto.  Del Posto is another creation by Joe Bastianich, Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali.  The space was grand and elegant.  You get the feeling that people dine here on special occasions.  We had the 5 […]