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Summertime Seafood

TweetSummer is in full, fierce, force here on the island of Manhattan. It’s not so much tropical, more like stifling. When it’s 101, with 90% humidity the last thing you want to do is eat something heavy, creamy or steaming … Continue reading

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Road trips, castles and a Porsche…

TweetI recently sweet-talked my friend Everett into taking a road trip with me upstate, and neither of us had any idea that just an hour outside the city, there was so much to do and see.What makes a road trip even more … Continue reading

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Where to eat in NYC this Thanksgiving

TweetThanksgiving is just about a week away. I can’t wait to be home in Columbus enjoying my mom’s turkey with all the trimmings with my parents, aunt and uncle and cousins (I LOVE a big thanksgiving!)! We always go see a … Continue reading

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It’s a whole new “Vintage Point” in Sonoma, CA

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An interview with Celeb Chef Donatella Arpaia

TweetI had the pleasure of interviewing Donatella Arpaia – celebrity chef, regular Iron Chef judge and restaurater for the restaurant with her namesake, Donatella. She gave some great tips on how to bring fine dining home. Check them out in my … Continue reading

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Vineyards & food… just another day in Tuscany

TweetToday was a wonderful, informative, exhausting day. We visited three wineries, had tastings and had multi-course meals at each. I’m so happy I brought dresses to wear, because I’m pretty sure I no longer fit in my jeans! We started … Continue reading

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A day of Chianti Colli Senesi

TweetToday began with a buffet breakfast (they had Nutella in packets!!! Amazing), followed by our first formal wine tasting. Before the actual tasting began, we got a private tour of the wine cellars at Enoteca Italiana. This cellar is nothing … Continue reading

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Tastings in Tuscany: Siena

TweetI could hardly sleep last night. It was just like the night before the first day of school, only instead of worrying about if my teachers and classmates would like me, my dreams and thoughts were alive with the anticipation of my … Continue reading

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Wings and Spaghetti in Buffalo

TweetEven though Buffalo Wings were invented on a Friday night in 1964 at a little bar called the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY, Old Town Bar in New York City has perfected the delicious chicken dish. Old Town wings Both are smothered in finger-licking, … Continue reading

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Art + Mexican Disco Fries = Fun on the Lower East Side

Tweet  I don’t get down to the Lower East Side very often, but whenever I make the trek it is well worth it! This weekend I headed down to see my friend Kaitlin’s current art show at Gallery 128 (128 … Continue reading

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