Beppe Trattoria – NYC Fine Dining Italian Restaurant

Hi friends, welcome back! I alluded to quite a few future restaurant posts in my Foodie Friday posts, and now I’m finally getting back to them. This past November, Beppe Trattoria invited me to check out their new restaurant on 56th Street near Columbus Circle and Central Park. Beppe opened in September 2021 and offers a…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Eastern State Penitentiary & Pizza

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of our Philly adventures! In case you missed the first two parts, you can read part one here and part two here. After stopping at the Rocky Statue, Jon and I walked to one of my favorite parts of the trip, the Eastern State Penitentiary. This National Historic…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Rocky

Hi friends, welcome back to part two of our Philly adventures! In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. Part two picks up after our walking tour and inside Independence Hall. To see inside Independence Hall, you need tickets for a National Park Service guided tour. The tickets cost a $1…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Historic Walking Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! Every year, Jon and I go on a fall getaway, and this year we decided to spend a long weekend (October 8th - 11th) in Philadelphia. We chose Philadelphia because it’s less than a two-hour drive from NYC, we love learning about history, checking out museums, and surprisingly neither of us…

Maison Pickle NYC – Love at First Bite?

Hi friends, welcome back! I alluded to quite a few future restaurant posts in my Foodie Friday posts, and now that the holidays are over, I’m finally getting back to them. First on the list, and one of my top three favorite restaurants of 2021, Maison Pickle. This restaurant has been on my radar for…

Dining At Stella 34 Trattoria in Macy’s

Hi friends, welcome back! The other week I was invited to dine at the restaurant Stella 34 Trattoria on the sixth floor of the famous Macy’s on 34th Street. Jon and I hadn’t had Italian food since early summer when we dined at Gelso & Grand, so we were very excited for this dinner. Stella…