The Opportunity Network held its Tenth Annual “Night of Opportunity” gala on Monday, April 24, 2017. The night honored David H. McCormick, Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates; John F. Megrue, Jr, Chairman of Apax Partners U.S.; and Will Packer, Film and Television Producer. The Night of Opportunity celebrates all OppNet students and their outstanding success every year. […]

Last night, I was invited to attend the premiere party for WE TV’s new reality show, “Hustle & Soul“. The show follows owner Chef Lawrence Page of the Pink Tea Cup (Brooklyn, NY)  on his journey to bring his staff together and achieve a Michelin star. Guests at the invite-only event were able to view a […]

On September 19th, 2016 at Pier 60 (Chelsea Piers), SHARE celebrated its 40th anniversary at their annual “A Second Helping of Life” tasting event. This wonderful annual event featured NYC’s premier women chefs offering up their signature dishes to support the SHARE organization. Founded in 1976, SHARE is an organization that provides services and support […]

  On June 22, 2016, in New York City, the Italian government & FLAVOR YOUR LIFE** presented their 2016 EVOO Event Series featuring Farchioni. I had the opportunity to attend this event and learn some interesting information regarding tasting and cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It was indeed a wonderful and informative event. Spearheaded by Chef […]

Restaurants Visited Barawine (Harlem) Cemitas El Tigre (Seaport Smorgasburg) California Pizza Kitchen (Lake Grove) Giando On the Water (Williamsburg) Havana Central (Westbury) Hudson’s On The Corner (Rockville Centre) Latitude Bar & Grill (Midtown West) Nerai (Midtown) Red Rooster (Harlem) Russo’s On the Bay (Howard Beach) STK (Midtown) Vincent’s Clam Bar (Carle Place) 5 Best Things I […]

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, renowned chefs, Jonah Reider, Dianna Daohueng and Ron Ruprat met with Olympic hopefuls to work together on how to make cereal inspired recipes based on the athlete’s taste preferences. The event was held at Oleander’s (160 N 12th St., Brooklyn 11249). The partnership with Taste Talks and Kellogg’s has been going on since September […]

Museum admission to the Rubin Museum is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights.  During K2, Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian tapas menu to accompany the evening’s DJ and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6:00–7:00 p.m. with a 2-for-1 special on all beer, wine, […]

Men, you can thank me later, because if you’re really trying to impress a chick you MUST take her to Chikalicious in the East Village. Established in 2003, ChikaLicious Dessert Bar features American desserts, French Presentation and Japanese tasting portions all in an open kitchen where the chefs and sommelier work and serve guests directly. In other […]