The weather in NYC has been a little temperamental these days, hasn’t it? Don’t get me wrong, I love summers in city – but the occasional super hot, high humidity days are a bit tough. Always looking on the dairy side of life, I used one of these days recently to finally pay a visit to Ample Hills Creamery. Ample Hills has been around for 7ish years now, but I never had it before last month – I know, a travesty! I stopped by the High Line location, which was, unsurprisingly, packed. Continue Reading
Last weekend I had the most amazing meal at Gabriel Kreuther to celebrate my birthday. Chef Kreuther honed his chops in top restaurants across Europe before moving to this side of the Atlantic, where he worked in kitchens such as Jean-Georges and The Modern (both of which are DELICIOUS!). In 2015, Chef Kreuther opened his eponymous restaurant, which has gained a AAA 5 Diamond Award, 3 Stars from the NY Times and a Michelin Star. So, I knew I was in for a treat. Continue Reading
In my last post, I shared about the amazingly beautiful grounds of Ballyfin and the exemplary service. In this post, I’m excited to share about one of the things that most compels me to travel – FOOD!! Ballyfin has a vast fruit and veggie orchard, chicken coop, and bee hives from which the chef sources his produce, eggs, and honey.
We were welcome to wander the orchards as part of the grounds, and sample the produce – such as these lovely blackberries: Continue Reading