Doughnut Plant and Hotel Chelsea

Hotel Chelsea is a New York City landmark and has been home to writers, artists, musicians and poets since it first opened in 1885. The added benefit of visiting the hotel today is a Doughnut Plant location in the first floor retail space that offers some of the best doughnuts in the city.


Abracadabra in New York City

It is October and New Yorker’s are settling into their fall schedules.  Part of the schedule is thinking about and preparing for Halloween at the end of the month.  This is a notable holiday in the city with parties, parades and then some more parties. Retailers recognize the […]

Makana Hawaiian BBQ

Makana Hawaiian & Japanese BBQ features a melting pot of popular dishes not usually found outside of Hawaii, and certainly rarely east of Los Angeles.  To see that Makana is successful enough to open a second branch in NYC is a real treat.

Crave Fishbar

By Louise Simon.  You can follow more of her work at Appearance for Less. After a year of walking past Crave Fishbar and repeatedly saying, “we should try this place”, last Saturday, we finally tried it.  Being from Sydney, we are always looking for a good seafood fix […]

Summer at the Greenmarket

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Union Square Farmer’s Market is in full summer mode.  Great flowers, squash, tomatoes and fish are all available and sourced from farmer’s in the Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I made my typical Saturday rounds and bought some red currants, snap peas and […]

July 4th in NYC

What are your big plans for the fourth of July this year?  Perhaps take in the fireworks from the shore of the Hudson river?  Visit Coney Island for the infamous famous Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest?  Find a hipster’s roof in Brooklyn and BBQ some vegan burgers and […]