Coffee & Drinks in NYC New York City probably represented the booziest few days of the trip so far. And there wasn’t a paired wine selection in sight. Instead, I did a joyful amount of bar hopping pre and post dinner with some good wines and sherries enjoyed with food. I was particularly glad to …

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Agern

Agern Merry Boxing Day! I had been having rather a lot of evening fun in NYC making my morning state of wellbeing rather patchy. Accordingly, I tried to find somewhere for a classy lunch that was relatively nearby. I soon hit upon Agern, a one Michelin star Danish restaurant located within the stellar confines of …

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Il Buco

Il Buco Merry Christmas! Having spent large phases of this odyssey dining solo, the US leg of the journey has seen me connecting with more and more friends for highly convivial evenings of shared dishes and much merry badinage. The latest co-conspirator to join my happy throng was Rosabelle who had joined many years previously …

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Sip Sak

Sip Sak Sunday lunchtime in New York. I was feeling in need of restorative sustenance so thought a trip to nearby Turkish restaurant Sip Sak was a good idea. I’d timed it to catch part of the Besiktas vs Galatasaray football match so found the place partly occupied by adherents of those rival Istanbul clubs. …

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Gramercy Tavern Saturday night and somewhere with a degree of casual fanciness seemed like a good plan. Continuing to place trust in Helen’s thus far faultless recommendations we headed to the Gramery Tavern around 6pm to put our name down on the waiting list for dinner at their no-reservations tavern room. The wait was projected …

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