Marea – New York – My first 2 Michelin experience in the Big Apple

Chef Michael White the owner of the Altamarea Group, a consortium restaurants made up with Marea, Ai Fiori, Vaucluse, Osteria Morini, Nicoletta, Costata and The Butterfly in New York, Osteria Morini and Due Mari in New Jersey along with Al Molo in Hong Kong. Before his career kicked…

Balthazar – New York – brunch love

Balthazar is another one of Keith McNally’s grand French brasserie’s located on Spring Street of New York since April 1997. The walls are hued with nicotine patina with dark wood trim, polished copper and there are wall to wall mirrors along with those trademark red leather…

Morimoto NYC 2011 – My first visit to NYC

Chef Masaharu Marimoto the highly acclaimed star of TV series Iron Chef opens Morimoto NYC in January 2006. It’s a huge 12,000 square foot contemporary Japanese restaurant located on the fringe of the Meat Packing District. It’s hidden away within a archway and it really exudes…