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Bar Prima

Small and charming is generally what I look for in a drinks destination, and I’m always stumbling (figuratively!) into new places. One such discovery was on the Upper East Side, not too long ago, when

Rosé at Fortnum and Mason

Sometimes traditions are made to be broken, and that is precisely what I did on my trip to Fortnum and Mason, legendary British department store. I was told to go for the tea, but after

Hundred Acres

I’m a fan of finding new places the old-fashioned way — wandering by, taking a look at the menu, and then wandering in. The other day my friend and I were supposed to go to

Alder

I recently went to Alder in New York City, which I can best describe as an approachably experimental restaurant, with a touch of German flair. Sometimes it’s a good thing to venture out from the

La Cava

La Cava, in New York’s Midtown East neighborhood, may just be one of the best kept secrets of the area. A jewelbox of a tapas bar, La Cava offers a welcome change of pace from

Formaggio

Formaggio is one of those places from the movies. You know what I mean — one of those places that the protagonist goes to, and you’re like, “Wait, that kind of place doesn’t actually exist.

Aria Wine Bar

I talked about Spanish tapas when I raved about Las Ramblas, but this time it’s Italian tapas I’m crazy for. Tucked away in NYC’s West Village, Aria Wine Bar is a brand new favorite of

The Other Room

Located in NYC’s West Village, The Other Room is a great little wine and beer bar. Tucked down a side street street, it’s sort of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it, so be on the lookout for the sign. A