One excited food enthusiast’s review of Per Se

The infamous Chef Thomas Keller. For some of you that name might mean very little. You may have heard of him, you may have heard of French Laundry in passing, or heard someone mention one of his cookbooks, but the name has only minor significance. However, to others he is considered a “God” in fine…

CBD Dinners – the new rage?

As noted in my December 2018 Food Trends article, CBD (cannabidiol) is being used in more and more kitchens throughout the country and overseas, and in fact has become a selling point in some eateries. Brighton England finally welcomed its first cannabis infused restaurant, The Canna Kitchen, which offers a vegan menu infused with CBD…

Eater.com presents family meal with DeVonn Francis

It’s truly amazing how many unique ‘foodie related’ events you can find in New York City! From food and wine shows, to unique pop up restaurants, to wine and cheese classes, chef tastings, and dinner parties, it’s a foodie’s dream and one of the many reasons New York City is so great! As discussed in…

David Burke Tavern

Classy, sophisticated, and upscale, David Burke’s Tavern is located in a beautifully converted Upper East Side row house. The inside has such a unique look, featuring a dark blue, gentleman’s looking reading room complete with fireplaces upstairs, and a lavish British style bar with red, leather couches aligning the walls and dim lighting downstairs. There’s…

NYC Michelin Star Restaurants

It may be Halloween but when the NYC Michelin guide comes out, it feels more like Christmas. With 56 single stars in NYC, this guide is the foodies bible. I cannot wait to try the new places that earned their first star. The pressure to perform is incredible for these restaurants and as an appreciative…

Employees Only Prohibition Bar – NYC

“Making prohibition work is like making water run uphill; its against nature.” -Milton Friedman One of my networking contacts in the food industry, a former chef, was reading this blog and told me to visit Employees Only, a prohibition bar in the West Village of New York City, and that I would not be disappointed….