“If you can’t sit in a cafe quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story?” ~ Evangeline Lilly I first discovered Le Pain Quotidien on one of my first ever trips to New York City. It seemed an anomaly situated on the Upper East Side against the concrete and honking cars. The farm to ….
Category: Reviews by the Wanderluster
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“I am a coffee fanatic. Once you go to proper coffee, you can’t go back. You cannot go back.” ~ Hugh Laurie If you have read my blog you know what a coffee fiend I am. From Starbucks, to Frontside in NoCo to Cafe Jax in the Concrete Jungle. Coffee is a language I not only speak, but I have ….
“Little boat, big ocean I’m the girl with the copper spyglass Who prays that today she will spot her shore All at once a lighthouse All at once through the copper spyglass A light telling me to lean in on the oar I start to row” Amelie If you follow Broadway, or are on the Hamilton bandwagon, heck if you watched the ….
“For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It’s an accessory.” ~ Jill Scott When my friend suggested going to a Drybar in San Francisco, I thought why not? It was something to do on a rainy day. It had a cult following in New York City, but I had yet to jump on […]
“Yes, let this be a sign! Let this road be mine! Let it lead me to my past And bring me home… At last!” ~ Journey To The Past It is no joke when I say I have been waiting years for this show. This show has been in the works for a long while, taking its sweet time to ….
“I get way too much happiness from good food.” ~ Elizabeth Olsen When people come to the city to visit, their are several restaurants I have to take them too; Maison Kayser, Cascabel Taqueria, and Pazza Notte. Each eatery is so very, very different, yet equally scrumptious in its’ unique foodie way. Pazza Notte is the “Let’s be classy yet still get our ….
“It’s easy to impress me. I don’t need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I’m happy. I’m satisfied. I’m content.” ~ Maria Sharapova Let me preface this with: I. Do. Not. Have. A. Problem. Okay maybe a slight one. But if you went to this place you would have a problem too. ….
“If you have something important to say, Broadway and New York are great places to say it.” ~ Yakov Smirnoff Being sick put a dent in my Thanksgiving week plans. Thankfully my man friend took pity and he and I decided to have a pre-Thanksgiving celebration taking in a Broadway show that is still in previews, but has gotten rave reviews. ….
“If it wasn’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” ~ David Letterman I know I use the words hidden gem a lot, but this place really is that. Located between first and second avenues on eighty-fourth street, walking in it doesn’t appear like much. A small room with a coffee counter covered in baked goods with a wide ….
I like to dream, yes, yes Right between the sound machine On a cloud of sound I drift in the night Any place it goes is right Goes far, flies near To the stars away from here ~ Steppenwolf While many shows went dark Tuesday night, Aladdin was not one of them. With tickets ridiculously cheap, I knew it was a sign ….