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Advantage, Purple: our quick tips for attending the US Open

August 26, 2008

QUEENS, USA – Yesterday I was lucky enough to see two Olympic Gold Medalists (Dementieva and Nadal) win their first rounds in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open Tennis Tournament (Runs August 25-September 7, 2008). But as anyone who has attended this flagship NYC event knows, tennis is… (more)
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A carnivore’s pilgrimage across the bridge: Peter Luger Steakhouse

August 23, 2008

BROOKLYN, USA – I like steak…it’s OK…I guess. Generally, if given the choice, I will shy away from a steakhouse. But on Thursday, when invited to Peter Luger, I thought I’d put aside my usual resistance to see what the hype was about. “After all,” I reasoned, “it is still… (more)
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Looking (and tasting) every bit the part at Del Posto

August 13, 2008

MANHATTAN, USA – Del Posto is truly del-icious…not a surprise as one of the famed creations of my favorite Mario Batali. The seven course tasting menu ($175, $300 with wine pairing) is famous, but I prefer the more accessible five course do-it-yourselfer (Il Menu Del Posto, $95 – but supplements… (more)
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New York’s central perk: My ideal day in “The Park”

August 8, 2008

MANHATTAN, USA – I’m not sure I’d be able to stand NYC without Central Park – don’t get me wrong, I love the crowds, the seemingly endless rows of buildings that strain my neck as I search for the top, and the twists and turns of the downtown sidewalks. But… (more)
Emily and Jenn
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And away we go…

August 7, 2008

MANHATTAN, USA – This is where we will highlight all of our favorite places and chronicle new experiences – cities, neighborhoods, hotels, restaurants, sights, cultural venues, spas, shops, nightlife, and anything else that we come across. Living in New York, there is so much to experience – the city is… (more)
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