Thursday, December 15, 2016


From the Heartland of Japan come these distinctive Sakes,
dry, sweet or the lightly cloudy Nigori these Sakes please the palate.
Sakes exclusively using Ginfu Rice for their expressions.
Twenty-seven types of Sake from twelve Breweries. 

Astor Center, 399 Lafayette street, NYC 10003

Friday, December 9, 2016

Travel Massive - Hilton Head Holiday Party @The Plaza

Travel Massive New York City's Travel Gurus Meet-Up Group
celebrated @ThePlaza with Hilton Head Island Blufton's Chamber of Commerce.
 President and CEO, Bill Miles and Charles Clark VP of Communications of the Blufton Chamber of Commerce Hilton Head Island were on hand.
 Tausha Cowen was the Lucky Winner of the Hilton Head 
Holiday Extravaganza, Congratulations.

The Rose Club, at The Plaza Hotel.

Myself with Bill Miles President and CEO of Blufton Chamber
of Commerce, Hilton Head Blufton .

Travelers of Travel Massive, Natalia Stone, Jessica Parker
and yours truly. #TravelMassiveNY #HiltonHeadHoliday

Those Lobster Rolls went fast!

Betty Davis of @1WorldTravel (Twitter)

Betty, Ron, Bobbi and myself.

Fashion and Travel Diva, Bobbi Citron was on hand for the festivities.

The Lobster Rolls were scrumptious! 

Thanks Travel Massive and Hilton Head Holiday

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

TAVERNA 97 St. Mark's Place NYC

TAVERNA 97 is a new Portuguese Cuisine Restaurant
Opening to the Public Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Featuring "Sea and Land" delicacies of Portugal and the Algarve.
 Authentic Portuguese wine and beer are served.

TAVERNA 97 St. Mark's Place, East Village, NYC

TAVERNA 97 is owned by sister's, Raquel and Patricia Sanguedo,
 and Patricia's husband, Eric Baker the designer of the establishment.

 Simple delicious and moderately priced food in a comfortable, 
Mediterranean style ambiance.

The Shrimp Alio (Garlic Shrimp) was my absolute favorite dish.

For meat eaters there's a variety of Meat dishes,
Steak sandwich with a Manchego-like Goat cheese,
Portuguese Chourico assado and may more.

Raquel Sanguedo

A fine selection of White and Red wines from Portugal 
as well as Beer.