Arthur Avenue Stroll

Artisan, New York, Travel

I know that it’s important to post frequently when you have a blog, but I just can’t make myself sit down and write about something when I’ve got nothing. My dear husband and I have been participating in another 8 week I Quit Sugar program so our meals are very prescribed and frankly, not worth…

Paesano’s Philly Style

Restaurants, Travel

As Paesano’s Philly Style has been featured on both Throwdown with Bobby Flay and The Layover with Anthony Bourdain, I’m not breaking any new ground with my brief shout out to this delightful, grubby, authentic hoagie shop in Philadelphia. Through the very dark and wet winter months and into the spring, my dear husband and I gorged ourselves on the…

New York, A Love Story

Cheaper Eats, Markets, New York, Restaurants, Shops, Travel

When we touched down at JFK my eyes misted up with an overwhelming sense of nostalgia.  A bright blue sky framed the skyscrapers on the horizon, the smell of pizza permeated the baggage claim area (really!), and the Lebanese cab driver who immediately (and proudly) informed us that he’d beaten up his last passenger.  More…

Washington DC embraces its Foodie Side

Markets, Shops, Travel

I’m in Washington, DC for an impromptu visit with my parents and the chance to meet my divine little nephew, Gabriel over the Fourth of July long weekend.  What a relief to escape the low grey sky of London and revel in temperatures above 70 degrees and bright skies. And while I’ve never considered DC…