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Theatre Review: Waitress, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC

I’ve always like Sara Bareilles. She has a beautiful voice and I think her songwriting is interesting and distinctive. So, seeing that she was starring in her own show, Waitress, which seems to have had some success already on Broadway … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Barn Joo 35

Most people who I told that we were staying in Koreatown for a few nights in NYC didn’t know where it is. Well, I’ll tell you. Right below the Empire State Building. On W 32nd between 5th and 6th is … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Hello, Dolly! Shubert Theatre, NYC

Oh, thank heavens for husbands. That’s what I say. Mine – handsome, considerate, charming and organised – booked us for front row tickets to see Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! for a Wednesday matinee. We were nervous about that old … Continue reading

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Men’s Clothes in NYC: Resale, Consignment, Thrift & Outlet

A post on this topic in Paris is my top-viewed blog posting ever… So, an entry about browsing for secondhand and cheap clothes (my natural state of being) in the Big Apple would seem to be in order. But in … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Prune, East Village

Prune seems to be a bit of an institution in the East Village, serving up Modern American cuisine. It’s tiny and packed; it reminds me of bistros in Paris, and similarly, some of the tables are so close together, you … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Amélie, Walter Kerr Theatre, NYC

Considering which musicals to see, Owen encouraged me to see Amélie as he guesses that it’s not successful enough to ever tour or be put on again… and yet, the chance to hear Philippa Soo sing (famous from Hamilton) is … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Pacific Overtures, Classic Stage Company, NYC

I was very happy to score a cheap ticket ($40) to this show through the app TodayTix. My brother saw it recently and enjoyed it. I was curious. I was introduced to Sondheim many years ago when I lived in … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Momofuku Ssäm Bar

There are so many Momofukus these days, I can’t quite keep track of them all. I’d meant to plan coming to at least one of them while in NYC, but hadn’t gotten around to it. I was killing time before … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Sweeney Todd, Barrow Street Theatre, NYC

On my second night in NYC, I decided to try out my TodayTix app on my phone and noticed they had a lottery to see Sweeney Todd. I’d read about this production. Originally staged in a pie shop in South … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Food Adventures: El Baqueano

El Baqueano describes itself as contemporary indigenous food both in terms of the produce and the cooking techniques. Located in San Telmo, the corner restaurant has a cool and modern feel to it, and from the moment we stepped in … Continue reading

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