Category Archives: NYC Destinations

Conservatory Gardens & El Paso Restaurant: a dairy free foray-cation

Within the green haven that is Central Park, the Conservatory Gardens are a manicured marvel.  I was thrilled to be able to take Therese there as part of our foray-cation last Sunday, our first true such excursion since moving to … Continue reading

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Pure Food and Wine, Union Square Greenmarket: dairy free Saturday

This past Saturday Therese and I once again visited Union Square Greenmarket, followed by a very special lunch at Pure Food and Wine, New York City’s upscale raw food restaurant. I had three ingredients in mind that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Fraunces Tavern: Sunday brunch in the Financial District

OK, I am just going to come out and say it: you should go to the Fraunces Tavern for Sunday brunch.  Having said that, I acknowledge that there are numerous reasons I could concoct NOT to go there.  Isn’t it … Continue reading

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Vegan carrot cake cupcakes & the 911 Memorial: wedding week festivity

For Thursday morning of my daughter’s wedding week (the big event is Saturday) I put together a little Financial District walking tour for some friends and family who would be arriving in town early.  The star of the breakfast spread … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Conclusion: Noguchi Museum & Fruits de Mer Dinner

Our Valentine’s Day breakfast of crepes was superb.  Our lunch of charcuterie served on a tray with the Eiffel Tower was fun and hearty.  Now we were ready to head into the second half of our day of romance, with … Continue reading

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Brasserie Ruhlmann: perfect spot for dairy free post-skating dining

I’ve known about Brasserie Ruhlmann in Rockefeller Center for several years.  My boss at a law firm job back then used to meet clients for lunch there all the time.  I always wanted to go, but of course the question … Continue reading

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La Clemenza di Tito and Banh Mi Sandwiches

On last Saturday, December 1st, Therese and I had the great pleasure to attend the Live in HD broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” at the Ziegfeld Theatre, lunching on homemade Banh Mi sandwiches … Continue reading

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