Adventures · New York

Adventures in New York: Carnegie Deli Popup

To promote the second season of the hit streaming TV show the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon recreated the now-defunct New York icon: the Carnegie Deli. This popup restaurant was designed to look like the original 1950s version of the deli, complete with actors playing the part of the waiters! They had old-timey cars parked out side, every… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Carnegie Deli Popup

Adventures · Iceland · Restaurants · Review · Travel

Adventures in Iceland: Part V

Our final day in Iceland before heading back on the evening flight to New York was spent exploring Reykjavik. I wish I had more time to explore this capital city, but we managed to do a lot in just one day. There are many different street art murals and touristy gift shops lining the streets.… Continue reading Adventures in Iceland: Part V

Adventures · New York · Restaurants · Review

Restaurant Review: Manhatta

Located on the 60th floor of a Financial District building is one of Danny Meyer’s newest restaurants. Manhatta offers a three-course prix-fix hospitality-included menu with stunning panorama views of the city. The meal started with a quick vegetable amuse bouche along with bread for the table. For my first course, I had the foie gras.… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Manhatta

Adventures · Iceland · Travel

Adventures in Iceland: Part III

On the third day of our Icelandic adventure, we returned to Jökulsárlón glacial lake in order to see it in the bright sunlight. With brighter light, the blue color of the iceberg glaciers is even more stunning. With global warming, the start of the glaciers can be seen receding more and more every year. After… Continue reading Adventures in Iceland: Part III

Adventures · New York · Restaurants · Review

Restaurant Review: Po’Mi

One of the great things about living in Brooklyn is all of the new, exciting restaurants that open. A few weeks ago, I went to try Po’Mi, a new sandwich shop in Bed-Stuy. They have two distinct sandwich menus, “Po’ Style” (Po Boys) and “Mi Style” (Bahn Mi)…hence the name Po’Mi! I recommend going with… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Po’Mi

Adventures · Greece · Travel

Adventures in Greece: Part VIII

After spending about a week island hopping (from Santorini to Ios to Naxos and Paros), I headed up to the northern region of Greece known as Epirus to visit family. This rugged mountainous region is located near Albania and is where my grandparents were both from. The landscape here is breathtaking. One of the stops… Continue reading Adventures in Greece: Part VIII