A Napa Valley Getaway

4/28/17—just a lil’ update: he and I are no longer together but I just love this post! For our 5 year anniversary, my boyfriend and I decided to go on a short, but absolutely lovely, weekend stay in Napa Valley. This trip was particularly special because it was the first time just the two of us were in wine country together!…

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NYC Spotlight: Peter Lugar Steakhouse

I am a carnivore. And as a carnivore I strongly recommend that if you’re in the mood for a classic, no frills steak of epic proportions, that you come here. To The Peter Lugar Steakhouse. This restaurant has a long standing reputation as the place to go for legendary steaks– the Porterhouse to be exact. Established in 1887, it’s not a surprise that…

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NYC Spotlight: The Stanton Social

I absolutely love brunch! Bye breakfast. I’ve decided it’s the most important meal of life. I recently had an epic brunch at what is now my favorite spot, The Stanton Social. It’s the kind of place I imagine the likes of Chuck Bass and Serena Van Der Woodsen would frequent causally. The restaurant itself is gorgeous. I felt cooler just stepping inside…

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NYC Spotlight: Minnetta Tavern

I should clarify by what I mean as “the best burger ever” because I normally don’t go around ordering $28 burgers. When it comes to your everyday burger, Shake Shack is where it’s at. Sorry in-n-out. But I mean have you tried the Shack Stack? I absolutely love the animal style cheeseburger when I’m in California, but I would take…

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NYC Spotlight: Jacob’s Pickles

I’m unsure how I haven’t written about Jacob’s Pickles yet, but it’s easily one of my favorite brunch/lunch/dinner/ anytime places in the Upper West Side! Downside is there’s always a wait- but it’s worth it. Jacob’s is a super trendy, hip southern comfort food spot with great atmosphere. The cozy, always-packed restaurant serves up huge, rich, creamy, buttery and fabulous dishes that…

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