Category Archives: West Village

Babbo

Several years ago my husband and I had dinner at Babbo a few weeks before Christmas with some friends.  After that meal, we decided to make it an annual event.  It has become my favorite Christmas tradition.  I look forward … Continue reading

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Cornelia Street Cafe

Brunch is a big deal in New York City.  Everyone loves brunch: on any given Saturday or Sunday you’ll find girls in their twenties gossiping about last night’s escapades while wearing yesterday’s make-up, old men working their way through the … Continue reading

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Tea and Sympathy

Some things just don’t translate.  You have to experience them for yourself.  Like, why you should only eat tomatoes in the summertime and never from a grocery store.  Why you can catch fruit flies with amazing accuracy so long as … Continue reading

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O & Co.

I have never been one of those people who likes obscure music, movies, or books.  I am a mainstream kind of gal, and I certainly don’t believe that just because something becomes popular it suddenly stops being cool.  Even stranger, … Continue reading

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Fish

I am what you would call a red-meat-eating kind of girl. I was raised in the landlocked state of Wyoming where nearly all bodies of water were man-made. Sure, there was the occasional creek or mountain lake, but by far … Continue reading

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Bangers and Mash

If you are going to cook some of those cumberland sausages you picked up from Myers of Keswick, I highly recommend you follow this recipe.  I didn’t create this recipe myself – if you are going to cook some “proper” … Continue reading

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Myers of Keswick

Have you ever been homesick for a place you’ve never lived? I have because I have been to Myers of Keswick. This is where all British ex-pats currently living in New York do their shopping, their eating, their mourning for … Continue reading

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