Delectable Christmas Eve Dinners

If you grew up in an Italian family, you certainly remember your mother slaving for weeks over the Christmas Eve "Seven Fishes" dinner. The end result is a ridiculous amount of food and a stuffing that leaves you breathless.  If it's ingrained in your brain but you want your mom to enjoy the Holiday, consider [...]

Try Something New

One of my favorite things about New York City is the endless stream of restaurants. While I am certainly guilty of revisiting old favorites, I definitely keep an eye opened for new places to try. Today's newcomer is tomorrows good old standard. Give the new guys a chance. Blake Lane (1429 Third Avenue) Simple, colorful plates [...]

Everything Eataly

Monica DiNatale & Lidia Bastianich If you haven't visited Eataly yet, prepare yourself for foodies paradise overload. Inside awaits beautiful mini restaurants of every variety as well as farm fresh markets. Vegetarian, pizza, pasta, seafood, meats and cheese emporiums are all artfully represented. In 2010, Lidia Bastianich and her son partnered with Oscar [...]