Category Archives: Chelsea

2016 NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Stuffs Metropolitan Pavilion

Therese and I attended our first NYC Vegetarian Food Festival this past Saturday, held at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street in Manhattan.  This celebration of vegan and vegetarian food products and eating is remarkable, and I am glad … Continue reading

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Vegan Smoothies at Lo Lo Foods

We didn’t go to Chelsea Market expecting to go to Lo Lo Foods.  Actually, I was hoping to find a stand for One Lucky Duck – I was jonesing a bit for one of their amazing raw vegan desserts.  But … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Dairy Free Care Package

Therese and I were getting ready to leave for another visit to our new favorite city, Charleston.  I knew that the hotel we would be staying in this time, the Embassy Suites Historic Charleston, would have a refrigerator, and that … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Weekend

I love my mother, and I treasure her.  She gave birth to and raised my 5 siblings and I, and was married to my father for 50-plus years until his passing in 2012.  And now that she lives with one … Continue reading

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Cherry Restaurant: Japanese-French Cuisine in Chelsea

I found myself wondering recently what Chris Johnson the Sake Ninja is doing these days.  Therese and I had met him at the Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting last October, where he made us delightful cocktails from sake and … Continue reading

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Stella 34 and Morimoto’s: Valentine Weekend Conclusion

Shopping at Macy’s Herald Square and lunch at the flagship store’s premier restaurant, Stella 34, got the concluding day of our Valentine Weekend off to a great start.  While others were celebrating President’s Day, we enjoyed time together away from … Continue reading

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Blossom du Jour, Chelsea: Vegan Dessert Crawl, part one

For the beginning of my exploration of the great vegan desserts available in New York City, I decided to visit Blossom du Jour in the Chelsea neighborhood.  This is a cafe that is part of the chain of Blossoms which … Continue reading

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