I absolutely love a sweet and savory tagine. One of my mom and my favorite places in the city is a Moroccan restaurant and despite wanting to try other things on the menu, I never can resist the lamb tagine with apricots and dates. So, when Dar 7 Louyat offered Michele and me a traditional Moroccan cooking lesson as part of our stay we jumped at the opportunity. It’s definitely fun to explore a market in a new city but the be immersed in a local experience like we were when shopping with Naima for our tagine ingredients, gave us a whole other view of the souk. We were apart of it! Check out my latest YouTube video to find out how we made this delicious meal of a beef tagine, fava bean soup, salad and a delicious mashed pepper and eggplant blend. After our lesson, they plated it all beautiful for a romantic meal in the atrium. What a unique experience. Despite the language barrier, food brings everyone together. We cooked, laughed, bonded and cried (those onions!) …
A restaurant like Mamma makes it in Chelsea!
It’s such a fun oasis in the city — great pool, yummy food, well lit lobby. Some parts are zen, some parts are bustling like Grand Central Terminal.
The PicKNICK, St. Cloud’s modern twist on the traditional picnic, atop Times Square.
Chimichurri Grill East a little taste of 1940s Buenos Aires in NYC!
One of my favorite ice cream shops in New York, OddFellows Ice Cream Co. in Williamsburg is changing this game this St. Patrick’s Day with the launch of a flight of whiskey ice creams!
Here are some yummy mocktails that will get you through dry January infused with healthy things like turmeric and mango!
Nostalgic memories of wintry walks; the woody scent of fresh air. All this from a cocktail? Here are some seasonal cocktails that will earn you at least 5 golden rings.
In honor of Small Business Saturday, I thought I’d highlight a few of the amazing small business in my neighborhood.
These tastemakers are going to have you seeking out chocolate babka and leave you tickled fantasizing about a 100-degree day in Tuscany.