Brunch at Little Park

Weekend brunch has been pretty rare in my life these days. I can’t even remember when the last time I got together with friends for a fun weekend meal and good conversation. My foodie life seems to be centered on lots of afternoon or evening get-togethers this year, the former with those who have flexible… Continue Reading

The Lowline Lab

In an old market building in the Lower East Side, a lush miniature scale version of a park is blooming inside. With the Highline finally completed, the next new park we can hopefully look forward to is the Lowline. There are a lot of abandoned underground spaces throughout the city, many former train stations and… Continue Reading

Untermyer Park and Gardens

I’m one of those people who tend to stick to the city when I want to experience arts, culture and the great outdoors. New York has plenty of beautiful parks and gardens in each of the five boroughs, though I’ve yet to find any that would rival the great European formal gardens such as those… Continue Reading

Lunch at Cocotte

I’ve been very impulsive with weekday lunches these days. Recently, I met up with my friend Maggie for lunch and I was torn between two French places I wanted to try. In the end, I settled for Cocotte but even that was a difficult choice. There is Cocotte, a sit down restaurant but they also… Continue Reading