Tag: new york city

double the cake, double the fun

I can’t believe it’s been a year since Emily and Michael were born. Having no kids of my own, I worried their first birthday party might be a dangerous…

a walk in the park

We had a little time to kill in Manhattan and on a sunny (but blustery and pollen-filled) Saturday earlier this month, we stopped in at Bryant Park. I know…

bemelmans bar in new york city

I have this thing for old-world hotel bars.  The great thing is this obsession gives you a glimpse into some classic hotels, minus the expensive overnight stays. The Carlyle on Madison Ave in…

off to the market

I went to to the City mid-week and since we were in the neighborhood, I wanted to finally check out Chelsea Market. I was a little overwhelmed by the selection, so…

nyc: sakagura

We wanted to try one of the many izakaya spots in Vancouver, but ran out of meals.  I’ve had Sakagura on my mind since we returned.  Descend into…