Category Dinner


Sometimes, when I am having a particularly bad day, 5 minutes of internet browsing or even a quick walk through Madison Square Park are not enough to make me forget the barrage of emails or exasperated sighs of co-workers. What inevitably does give me a lift, though, is taking a few minutes to write a […]

Da Ciro

As you may have noticed, the vast majority of my posts are for Italian restaurants, and that trend continues today.  My boyfriend and I just got back from a wonderful vacation in Mexico, and we wanted to celebrate the evening we got back — and the night before heading back to reality — with a […]


I’ve heard people say that Heaven is individualized. A little private paradise that is just for you. For some, that world would be white beaches with umbrella drinks and sun beating down with just enough wind that you somehow never manage to get hot. While that sounds wonderful, and I would never turn down an […]

Garlic Pizza

I moved to Murray Hill a few months ago and, while no one likes moving, there are some aspects I thoroughly enjoy.  My favorite, of course, is exploring my new neighborhood, not for clothing stores or great bars, but for fabulous new food spots to frequent and enjoy.  We’ve already found a couple super-cute eateries […]


I have wonderful friends.  Somehow, at every stage in my educational career, I managed to make at least two amazing friends — people I speak to regularly and know I can depend on, even if they are a whole coast-line away.  My high school group is still very close (and the super-smart doctor of the […]

Torrisi Italian Specialties

My birthday is at the end of June, and, because of my incredible love for food, my boyfriend knew he needed to pick an amazing place.  He succeeded.  I’d wanted to go to Torrisi Italian Specialties for the past year and a half.  It’s very hard to get a reservation for a decent time (read: […]


I love trying new restaurants.  It is one of my favorite things in the world.  But, like anyone, I have my tried and true favorites.  The ones I keep going back to, take my friends and family when I want a guarantee to impress, have the menu memorized to the point that I can name […]