*+-Yes, my name ends in a vowel and I was pretty much raised on pasta before my Celiac diagnosis and I rarely go to Italian restaurants because, well, as an Italian it’s not something we really do – because our mothers all make the best pasta and sauce and who can really compare with mom? Well, I think that might have all changed for me…
*+-The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is hosting a debut fundraising event in New York City on October 18th.
100% of the proceeds – every single cent raised – goes toward supporting The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s awareness and outreach programs.
*+-The New York City steakhouse is perhaps among the most quintessential of dining institutions. I simply adore a well-prepared steak and particularly love when a restaurant transports you to an earlier point in time – where great service and great cocktails reigned supreme.
*+-One of the decadent finds on my recent trip to Switzerland was found at an amazing organic market (Urban Bio, 19, Rue des Alpes) that I literally stumbled across while walking around Geneva a day before heading home to the United States…
*+-Leona’s has since closed, sadly an end to an era.
Being a true New Yorker, I am always happy when I stumble across new locales that turn out to be hidden gems among the sea of options here in the City. Last night turned out to be one of those times when the stars aligned and a truly wonderful experience followed.