Monthly Archives: July 2011

Food Cart Craze Goes Organic: “Good To Go Organics” Adds Healthy, Fun Foods to Central Park

Who says summer fun with hot dogs and chips can’t be healthy…or even organic? Just inside Central Park from my five blocks, you will find two Good To Go Organics carts. One is closer to the eastside on East drive … Continue reading

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Nanoosh: Simple, Healthy, and Organic Mediterranean Hummus Bar

One of my favorite standbys in my five blocks is Nanoosh, located on Broadway between 68th and 69th streets.  It is a small, no-nonsense place but uses the space well and has outdoor seating during the good weather seasons. The staff … Continue reading

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Magnolia Bakery 15th Anniversary Celebration: Samples and Games til 4:00pm Today

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Magnolia Bakery Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Magnolia Bakery is celebrating its 15th Anniversary this month with its classic vanilla and chocolate buttercream cupcakes, featuring festive anniversary-themed decorations. $3.25 each. Come to the Columbus Avenue location on July 16th from 1 – 4pm for more festivities….

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Bouchon Bakery: Today’s Delicious Salad du Jour

I’m eating lunch today at one of my favorite places in my five blocks — Bouchon Bakery. I recommend the new salad special of the day: Shrimp with arugula, heirloom tomatoes, cucumber and corn. It comes with a bacon vinaigrette … Continue reading

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LOOK boutique: Duane Reade’s New Upscale Beauty Department

Duane Reade has been known for its convenient locations on what feels like nearly every other block of Manhattan;  but, it also has received a lot of flack for its poor aesthetics, dull decor and bad service.   That seems … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery

In celebration of the July 4th holiday, check out Magnolia Bakery’s latest specialty cupcake.  $3.25 each.  Fun and festive!

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