A taste of NY: The Bergdorf Goodman Cookbook

Bergdorf Goodman cookbook

Did you know that each month, the BG Restaurant on the seventh floor of the Bergdorf Goodman department store on Fifth Avenue at 58th serves up 2,500 plates of its signature Gotham Salad? Rumour has it that entire shopping trips are also planned around a lunch of this one dish alone, and that there are ... Keep reading

Apartment rental fantasy #3

Greene street gunther building

Next up in our apartment rental fantasy series is this fabulous three-bedroom, two-bathroom Greene Street apartment in Soho’s fashionable Gunther Building, for $18K a month… Recently renovated, all its original pre-War details have been preserved and as well as the huge living and dining space, there’s also a lovely landscaped roof terrace. It’s no surprise ... Keep reading

My New York: Robin Hirsch

robin hirsch cornelia street cafe

Ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden spots? This week in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York, founder and co-owner of the Cornelia Street Café, Robin Hirsch, invites us for dinner and a show at his long-standing bohemian ... Keep reading

Five free things to do in New York in June

Shakespeare in the Park Delacorte Theatre

I love some of the major tourist sights in New York – I always try to go up the Empire State Building on my first night – but mostly I find the high entry prices off-putting, so I tend to make sure I find out what free events are going on around the city. There ... Keep reading

My New York: Dede Lahman

Dede Lahman Clinton Street Baking Company

Ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden spots? This week in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York, Upper West Sider Dede Lahman, co-owner of the Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant on the Lower East Side and Community ... Keep reading

My New York shopping list

New York shopping list

In just three days time I’ll be making my way across the pond (excited, much?!), and although there are plenty of cultural activities on the agenda, I’ll of course be saving time to hit up my favourite shops. In case you were wondering, here are a few ‘essentials’ on my New York shopping list (so ... Keep reading

Which type of New Yorker are you?

When I’m in New York – or any city I don’t live in for that matter – I will always wonder what type of people live in each area, and where I’d fit in or like to live if I was moving. These infographics used to advertise a new room-mate-finding app from Apartment List showing ... Keep reading

Apartment rental fantasy #2

285 West 11th Street

Next up in my apartment rental fantasy series is actually this gorgeous West Village house, not apartment, but it’s too good not to share. Just steps from Bleeker Street, it has three levels, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a big open-plan living/dining/kitchen room with treetop and village views. All for just $30,000 a month! I ... Keep reading

My New York: Bekka Palmer

Ever wanted a New Yorker’s opinion on something? Where to go? How to avoid everyone? Where to find hidden spots? This week in the New York on My Mind interview series, My New York, photographer, designer and maker, Bekka Palmer from Brooklyn, shows us where to find the best pulled pork sandwiches and a curious ... Keep reading

Fabulous Behind-The-Scenes Photos from Mad Men Season Four

When your favourite series ends, typically the denial kicks in first, followed by several other stages of grief and withdrawal. But I’ve come across something that might be able to help us victims suffering from television show withdrawal to deal with their nostalgia. Enter Rolling Stone magazine’s black-and-white behind-the-scenes photographs from the filming of Mad ... Keep reading