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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Randall’s Island

Earlier this month, I really wanted to just get out of NYC and go on a hike somewhere in the mountains- away from the crowded subways, hot garbage and hobo smells. Unfortunately, I woke up at 1:20 in the afternoon. And because I’m in NYC that means a trip to the great fresh air is a no-go. This is due…
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NYC Spotlight: Betony

Dining at Betony was a fantastic culinary experience! And I emphasize experience because it’s not every day, for example, that I get to taste ambergris. (More on that later…) The restaurant itself is beautiful- very elegant and classy. There are intricate carvings covering the high ceilings and walls too, which I thought was pretty unique! The dinner started off with…
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Aerial Yoga Adventures!

Aerial Yoga is definitely one of the more adventurous exercise classes I’ve ever experienced. My co-worker and I did it at Om Factory NYC as a team building event and it’s safe to say it is something we won’t soon forget! It’s a really cool class that made me feel like some type of clumsy and unbalanced aerobatic gymnast. Regardless, I totally recommend trying…
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NYC Spotlight: Barney Greengrass

So many times I’ve past this place without thinking twice about dining here. I have been dumb. I should have known that this over 100 year old establishment would serve delicious and authentic Jewish breakfast items and incredibly fresh, tasty smoked fishes! Yes, the ambiance feels very dated. Lots of beige. But it certainly has a particular charm and character that…
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