Fondue and the City

Who doesn’t love a good round of fondue?  I recently got to tag along with Somm In the City to check out, Trestle on Tenth, a traditional and innovative Swiss restaurant in Manhattan. The hot restaurant is a mix of artists, art enthusiasts, locals, and out of towners. ...more

Meals on Wheels in NYC

November 3rd, 2014...more

A Few Pretty Pictures of the New York City Skyline

To say yesterday was crazy is an understatement. As a result, I didn’t have much time to write for the blog or the book! BUT I have been taking pretty pictures from around the city for a rainy day (literally and metaphorically) like today…And thus I bring you a few pretty pics from around New York City. There aren’t many places that can beat these skylines....more

NYC Confessions: I Need a 'Seamless' Intervention

I have spent $80.13 on Seamless in the past two days, and if my favorite restaurant would’ve ever freaking opened, I would’ve made it past the $100 mark.I realized yesterday that I might have a problem when I reloaded my “favorites” page every half hour between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., thinking that surely then Zengo would be open....more

My Notorious Life. Have You Lived Yours Yet?

My Notorious Life by Kate Manning...more

The Chobani Experience in NYC for Greek Yogurt Lovers

The Chobani Experience in NYC for Greek Yogurt Lovers Greek yogurt is all the craze right now, especially in the USA.  You go to any grocery store and you’ll see the refrigerated section stacked with a multitude of options....more

NYC Gyms and Blowout Bars That Are Ridiculous​ly Close Together

It is so fabulous when gym and blowout chains are located near each other. What could be better than a post-workout blow-dry? Your hair needs to stay in great shape, too. Here’s a list of some that are especially close together, as well as centrally located, for all your exercising and beautifying needs. The convenience will blow you away!...more

That time we almost got arrested in Chinatown

To quote the late, great Sophia Patrillo from Golden Girls, picture it, New York City, summer of 2009. A young couple visiting from Florida found their way to Little Italy. As they carried on with their usual banter when deciding on a meal spot, a young, Asian woman walked behind the girl and with so much as a whisper, purred "Pursessss?" ...more

Go Nuts for the Cronut!

Dubbed the "Willy Wonka of NYC" by the New York Post, Dominique Ansel has cemented his place in culinary history as the creator of the Cronut.  Introduced in May 2013, cynical New Yorkers, food critics, and wide-eyed tourists rub shoulders every morning as they line up to taste his signature creation....more

Recap | Mommy & Me: A Young Naturalista Beauty Event

On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 I co-hosted Mommy & Me: A Young Naturalista Beauty Event with La'Nisha of Curly Divas. It was such an amazing event. I had so much fun with the little girls and they were so funny. I always forget how opinionated kids can be. It was important to me to organize this event because we focus so much on ourselves and what it means to be natural [to us] that I felt like our girls needed to be reminded that they are beautiful naturals, too....more
Love this event. I should have been there with my 4yr old daughter. She has a head full of hair ...more