spring festival
HEALTH/DINING

Chinese New Year at Phillip Chow Restaurant

The beautiful Dragon Dance, amid a Chinese New Year’s dinner at Phillippe Chow had me wondering all about the culture –once again. Serving classic Beijing style cuisine amid the luxury, tavern-like ambiance, glamorous crispy duck, carved out into perfection by the founder himself—Phillip Chow—walnut seasoned prawn, chicken satay, dancing dragons, and a golden specialty ‘yunbao’ cocktail […]

HEALTH/DINING LITERATURE/TRAVEL

MOCA Culinary Exposure, Museum of Chinese in America

“The goal of MOCA’spopularNight Market event is to introduce people to Chinese and Chinese-American cuisine in an easy and accessible way. This way you can sample great signature dishes from 8 different Chinese and Chinese-American restaurants. It’s a simple way to bring the Chinese food culture to the masses.” –Edward Cheng, Advisor for Communications   […]

Kenneth Cole Fragrance
ART/FASHION

Kenneth Cole Fragrance Launch

Celebrating the launch of Kenneth Cole fragrances For Him and For Her at the Bond street location Tuesday night, Beauty Editors, Fragrance Compounders, Skin-Care advisors and fashionistas alike coalesced. Partaking in the mosaic of libations, fragrance bar, vivacious candies and artisanal bites, thematically curated to reflect the titular new blends—Serenity, Energy and Intensity—these new scents […]

ART/FASHION

TheRealReal: Luxury Consignment Authenticators to the Rescue!

The RealReal hosted their generous launch at 80 Wooster this past Thursday.Brilliantly robust hues of couture textiles and brands, furs-silks and – leather blind viewers, with luxury experiences of authenticity, expertise and sustainability. A fractal of business devices and curatorial skills, this Library of Fashion, fine jewelry, art, home and kids fashion renews itself on […]

HEALTH/DINING

City Harvest Gala: An Evening of Practical Magic  

Obesity now exceeds hunger in terms of population spectrum, but that’s because the world eats unhealthy foods. City Harvest Gala is beautifully composed of 60+ top chefs and culinary experts serving on their Food Council. Underneath a Board of Directors, its business, technology and management skills help supply healthy food options to low-income NYC neighborhoods.   Generation […]

ART/FASHION

Gothic Romance at Last Rites Gallery

To honor Friday the 13th – I’d like to pay homage to a spectacular Tim Burtonesque gallery: Last Rites Gallery. Featuring one of my favorite creators, William Basso, while extending Eric Lacombe’s “Anomalies” presentation, I am supremely smitten by Last Rites’ accordance to the Gothic Romance. Best epitomized by Nathanial Hawthorne’s Bosom Serpent and Scarlet Letter, […]