Nunu is new chocolate in Brooklyn

Last Saturday we headed out to Brooklyn for the opening party for Nunu Chocolates in Brooklyn. I was introduced to Andy and Justine Pringle’s fine nuggets of dark caramel salted goodness via friends during Christmas and picked up a few boxes for family-friends at their Union Square holiday booth. So unlike many Manhattanites, we actually …

Exhausted from Travel

I’m just getting back to normal here. I’ve been in Columbus, OH and Toronto, ON Canada with lots of work follow up in between, I’ll throw down a few updates through the weekend and get back to my daily commitment. Lot’s to talk about. Ain’t that the truth!

Hot and Cold in LA

A friend of mine sent me this pic of LA. It’s 75 degrees and still got powder up in the mountains. It’s weather like this that only makes me miss California. I can never complain about my residential location but this hot n cold business needs to stabilize. Katy Perry- Hot N’ Cold (LMFAO Remix) …

Auto Gratuity is the latest way NY Restaurants are ripping you off

I’ve spend almost 10 years in the service industry working almost every hotel and restaurant position from buser, bartender, front desk to manager. I’ve seen the best and worst tippers and as a server could pick out the cheapskates before they even sat down. Working 8+ hours for dirt wages dealing with assholes and disgusting …

Bloody Hot Dog wars in NYC

I’ve been asked many times by tourists and friends from California about the Hot Dogs in NY and which is the best. I’ll tell them first, the worst dogs to try are the dirty water dogs from any street vendor cart in the city. These are the ones that made the NY hot dog famous …

Peeler Peddler Passes at 75: Joe Ades

When my fiance used to work in Union Square and I at home, I would walk through Washington square park to Union square and hang in the park or at the local Green market scoping for those elusive home made Apple donuts. There were many times I see this old cat, crouched over some cutting …

Amazing Bowl XLII

It might as well be. This year’s Superbowl is right up there with the finish of last years Giant’s win over the 18-0 Patriots. I’m not going to argue with NYer’s or Steelers fans as to which was more significant because it’s just a football game, however, this was definitely a fun finale to the …