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Barcelona

In Connecticut, Restaurant Reviews On April 20, 2014 Comments Off

What a great time we had at Barcelona in downtown New Haven-from beginning to end, fabulous atmosphere, attentive and friendly service and very good food. We tried about… Read More »

Mujadara

In Recipes, Side Dishes On April 15, 2014 Comments Off

We made this amazing Lebanese side dish in our cooking class last night at White Gate Farm. So delicious and slightly additive with the right combination of spices… Read More »

Gluten Free and Yummy Brownies

In Desserts, Recipes On February 26, 2014 Comments Off

Although I don’t have any allergies, or medical reason to avoid gluten, I do feel better when I don’t have too much of it. So being the dessert… Read More »

Best Side Dish- My Favorite Ratatouille

In Recipes, Side Dishes On February 25, 2014 Comments Off

Chocolate Balsamic!

In Favorite Places To Shop, Los Angeles On February 1, 2014 Comments Off

What could be better than this delicious combination of sweet and tart in a product as decadent as chocolate balsamic vinegar. I use this often to toss with… Read More »

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Odeon Tribeca

In Manhattan and Brooklyn, Restaurant Reviews On December 29, 2013 Comments Off

If you lived in NYC in the eighties and nineties (which I was lucky enough to) you will remember how hot and trendy the Odeon was back then…. Read More »

Pip’s at the Copper Beach Inn

In Connecticut, Restaurant Reviews On November 13, 2013 Comments Off

Absolutely lovely from beginning to end. We sat at the bar recently and enjoyed a delicious meal from the pub menu. Great atmosphere – an actual adult, sophisticated,… Read More »

Cafe Sol

In Connecticut, Restaurant Reviews On October 16, 2013 0 Comments

A charming cafe with the loveliest outside patio surrounded by flowers on Main Street in Niantic. The food consists of simple items like breakfast bagels, salads and sandwiches… Read More »

Lee’s Oriental Market

In Connecticut, Favorite Places To Shop On October 16, 2013 0 Comments

This is a tiny Asian market that packs a lot into a small space. They carry most of the staples for any Asian dish but focus mainly on… Read More »

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Franny’s in Brooklyn

In Manhattan and Brooklyn, Restaurant Reviews On October 16, 2013 0 Comments

I recently had lunch on Flatbush Avenue at Franny’s and was happy to say we had excellent service. The hostess was friendly and quick to seat us, the… Read More »