A Great Meal and A Story Slam in Flushing

Heading east to Flushing on the 7 train (which now extends west to the Hudson Yards)(subwaynut.com), we disembarked at Main Street to find ourselves in a cool new world. (macaulay.cuny.edu) In fact, we went into a shopping mall called the New World to find the Grand Restaurant and other shops of distinctionfor a special treat…

Return to Licorice Heaven–Myzel’s Chocolates Still a Treat

Going to see the Alvin Ailey company once again, we made our ritual stop at Myzel’s across the street.Kamila Myzel has owned the shop for 25 years, creating fresh chocolates, cookies and candies for all of us.  She of course specializes in collecting licorice, over 100 kinds, and this time we went for the candy-coated…

Nougatine and Juilliard

For Rory’s birthday, I treated him to the prix-fixe lunch at Jean-Georges’ more casual cafe, Nougatine, next door to its big sister in Trump Tower. When I say more casual, I am speaking strictly of the decor which is very gray, very silver, very chic, not the food, which is exquisite. Part of the fun…