Brighten Up Your Apt. with Flowers
Duane Reade isn’t the most obvious (or fabulous) place to buy bouquets but since I love decorating my apartment with fresh flowers I usually find myself buying cheap roses, hydrangea, or daisies there. Tonight I channeled Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic and picked up a dozen light pink roses with dust pink edges. I arranged them into the beautifully quirky Rosenthal Studio Line...
Giuseppina in South Slope, Brooklyn
The Everything Pizza at Giuseppina I read Sam Sifton’s review of Giuseppina in April and have been itching to try the restaurant since. But as a Manhattanite, it’s so much easier to just go to Motorino! I finally drove out there with my boyfriend last night. The experience was even more impressive than I thought it was going to be. Upon entering, the first thing I noticed about the...
Virtual Vacation: Rome
Rome is one of my favorite cities to visit. I especially love going there in the fall when the air is warm during the day and refreshingly crisp at night. I took this picture of Salsamenteria Ruggeri, a lively food and wine shop in the bustling Campo de’ Fiori, in November 2008. The dated neon signs, crowded entranceway, age-old cobblestones, and crumbling stucco building illustrate the...
Souvlaki Gr: NYC*s Portal to the Greek Isles
I love Greek people, I love Greek food, and I always keep feta cheese in my fridge… How have I still not been to Greece??? Lucky for me, the owners of the acclaimed Souvlaki Gr food truck opened an adorable sit-down eatery of the same name on the Lower East Side last Spring. Walking into Souvlaki Gr is like walking down a residential street in Greece. There is a newsstand at the...
At Christie*s, Raise a Paddle to Support Japan
New York’s auction season is upon us, and you know what that means? Bid, bid, bid! Tomorrow, Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art auction will kick off with the Session One sale, which includes new works by Takashi Murakami, Yoshimoto Nara, Damien Hirst, and Jeff Koons, among others. The proceeds from works sold during the first part of Session...