Manzo Ristorante at Eataly – Flatiron District, Manhattan

Manzo Ristorante at Eataly – Flatiron District, Manhattan – October 8, 2016 This past week was our friend Tony’s birthday (Happy birthday, Tony!), so he chose to have a celebratory dinner with us at Manzo Ristorante, a restaurant within Eataly in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. Each dish was plated beautifully, but I found every […]

Jack’s Wife Freda – Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Jack’s Wife Freda – Greenwich Village, Manhattan – October 1, 2016 When I was in my twenties, I was always out with my friends in Greenwich Village. Since then, I do not make it there as often as I used to. So, naturally, the neighborhood has changed. I have been meaning to make it to […]

Eataly – World Trade Center, Manhattan

Eataly – World Trade Center, Manhattan – September 25, 2016 This past weekend, we ventured downtown to visit the National Museum of the American Indian, NYC branch, (It is part of the Smithsonian. Admission is free, and it is a great museum!) and the newly completed Oculus at the World Trade Center. Afterwards, we enjoyed […]

Asian Food Feastival at LIC Flea & Food – Long Island City, Queens

Asian Food Feastival at LIC Flea & Food – Long Island City, Queens – September 17, 2016 This past weekend, my husband and I attended the Asian Food Feastival at the LIC (Long Island City) Flea & Food with our friends, Ivan and Max. This event was organized by food blogger and tour guide, Joe […]

The Disabled Foodie Presenting at Accessibility NYC – July 12, 2016

The Disabled Foodie at Accessibility NYC – July 12, 2016 This past July, I was excited to be invited to speak to a group at Accessibility NYC’s monthly Meetup. Today, the video (with captions) was posted to YouTube. Click here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10Hd-TH1buM) to view/listen to my presentation. Tweet

Russ & Daughters at The Jewish Museum – Upper East Side, Manhattan

Russ & Daughters at The Jewish Museum – Upper East Side, Manhattan – September 11, 2016 Grandma Lillian and Grandpa Mr. Horn’s (That’s what I called him because when people called their house when I was little they would ask for, “Mr. Horn.”) house on a Sunday morning. Bagels, lox, cream cheese, blintzes, and seltzer. […]

The Disabled Foodie on Concepts of Independence’s Blog – September 6, 2016

The Disabled Foodie on Concepts of Independence’s Blog – September 6, 2016 I was flattered to be asked by a friend from college to be featured on Concepts of Independence’s blog. Click here (http://www.coiny.org/blog.php?id=59) to read the article. Tweet

The Plaza Food Hall – Midtown, Manhattan

The Plaza Food Hall – Midtown, Manhattan – August 25, 2016 I met my friend Deanna for a walk in Central Park today. Finding somewhere near the southeast entrance of the park that serves delicious food with affordable options (within the scope of Midtown Manhattan prices) can be challenging. But, that is what I found […]

The Pennsy – Midtown West, Manhattan

The Pennsy – Midtown West, Manhattan – July 7, 2016 The Pennsy is one of the newer, high end food halls to open in Manhattan. This chef-focused food hall features five food booths (The Cinnamon Snail, The Little Beet, Lobster Press, Mario by Mary, and Pat LaFrieda), La Colombe coffee bar, and The Pennsy Bar. […]

NYC African Food Festival – Brooklyn Navy Yard

NYC African Food Festival – Brooklyn Navy Yard – August 13, 2016 On this excessively hot and humid day, I was really excited to learn more about African cuisine at the NYC African Food Festival. While I have eaten food from Ethiopia, Senegal, and Togo in the past, I was eager to broaden my knowledge […]