Category Archives: New York

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New York Botanical Garden: Orchid Evenings

Last weekend, I went back upstate to the Bronx to visit the New York Botanical Garden for Orchid Evenings. We headed there at the perfect time, as it was still light enough in the conservatory to watch the sun set and take some different shots from when I last went to the Orchid Key West exhibit during mid […]



Had a wonderful birthday dinner at annisa, the cozy West Village restaurant owned by Anita Lo. The menu is heavily seafood influenced, with some slight Asian flavors and French technique. We had the black sea bass sashimi with trout and barbecued squid with thai basil and fresh peanuts for appetizers. I’m usually not one for […]


All Aboard the Holiday Train

Here’s a quick NYC post in between all the London pics. If you’re in town on a Sunday, take a ride aboard the vintage MTA holiday train which runs between 2nd avenue and queens plaza. It’s a perfectly festive ride for anyone headed to the holiday market shops in Bryant Park!


An Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum

An Unlikely Prospect I originally went to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to see some greenery at the Brooklyn Botanical (and check out the nearby Hungry Ghost coffee shop). But, when I got off the 2,3 train stop I was standing right at the entrance to the Brooklyn Museum and figured it’d be a waste not to […]


Jinya Ramen Bar

I was wandering around the West Village looking for a dinner spot and stumbled upon Jinya Ramen Bar, a sleek and modern looking LA import. We tried the corn, salmon and pork skewers and the chashu pork buns, which were grilled at the bar right in front of us. Pork buns are always a good […]