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Via Quadronno- Eat Like A Local in New York - A Great Place for Brunch or Coffee

Via Quadronno, with two locations in Manhattan, is the perfect place to sip a cappuccino on the way to work, on the way home, on the way to The Met. It’s equally perfect as a casual lunch or brunch spot or a charming, quaint dinner for two. [Read More]

Easy Vegetable Recipes- Roasted Bok Choy with Szechuan Pepper Salt

With all the kale craze of the past few years, you might have forgotten that other leafy greens like Bok Choy not only exist, but they pack even more antioxidants and nutrients than “it” vegetable kale. [Read More]

Eating locally in Rome- Coppa Enoteca Corsi.

Enoteca Corsi is one of Rome’s hole-in-the-wall eateries that locals patronize on a daily basis. A ‘wine cellar’, Enoteca is open for lunch everyday, specializing in home-style Italian cuisine and of course, wines. Here, it’s all about a casual tavern ambiance with white bistro-like tablecloths and homely good service. [Read More]

Drink your way to beautiful, healthy skin with this Kiwi Mint Smoothie.

Heart-healthy kiwis are extremely high in Vitamin C and like any of the Asian superfruits (kiwi originates in China), helps lower high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Combined with mint that is great for digestion and cleansing, and White or Green Tea, we have one of the healthiest smoothies ever, not to mention a refreshing and delicious one. [Read More]

Glamping At Its Best- Aman i Khas, the world's most luxurious camping hotel.

Aman i Khas, set on a secluded slope at the edge of the Rajasthan desert, is “camping” the way it should be done- royal Muglai style. Resplendent cream-colored tents with soaring ten feet tall canopies are furnished with every luxury imaginable- leather seating, rich hand-woven Indian fabrics, oversized pillows and plush beds. [Read More]

Healthy Breakfasts- Quinoa Pancakes with Papaya Salsa

Always on the quest to create simple, delicious and nutritious breakfast dishes, I was thrilled when I stumbled upon this winning Quinoa pancakes after throwing a bunch of ingredients left over in my kitchen together. [Read More]

Staying Hydrated During Hot Summer Months with Citrus Zingers

Drinking a day’s worth of water has rarely been an issue for me though it has for my father and many of my male friends. Even some of my female friends find it a chore to drink the 2 liters or so of water a day that is generally recommended to keep our body and skin healthy and glowing. [Read More]

Dr Gross- Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Overnight Serum

It’s no secret that since I discovered Dr. Gross’ skincare line a few years ago, I’ve been obsessed with several of his products. The latest one I’ve added to my nightly routine is the Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Serum. For those of you familiar with my beauty reviews, you know that thankfully, I don’t actually have wrinkles yet. So why the anti-wrinkle serum? [Read More]

No Churn Rum Cookies'n Cream Ice Cream

Here’s my adult version of classic Cookies’n Cream with just enough of a hint of rum to make this naughty dessert a strictly big kids thing. [Read More]