MarieBelle Chocolate’s Cacao Bar

When you pass by MarieBelle New York in Tribeca, the scent of cocoa and vanilla fills the air.  The has been a staple in NYC for the past year. The company was founded by the ever charming, MarieBelle Lieberman.  She’s known as the Empress of Chocolate, but I like to think of her as the “Bruja of Chocolate”. The world […]

Eating Through Ithaca, New York

Years ago when I was thinking about colleges, I found out about a town in New York called Ithaca. It may seem strange that a girl from Houston who had never spent time around snow would pick a random town in New York. However, I had my eye on Ithaca College which is known for their theater program not to […]

Saint Joan : Broadway Revival

I’m a huge geek when it comes to Joan of Arc. I feel like she’s my spirit animal. When I got a comp ticket to see Saint Joan  produced by the Manhattan Theatre Company, I couldn’t have been more thrilled. In case you don’t know the story of Joan of Arc: Picture a peasant girl with no military background going […]

Cheese Week 2018: NYC Cheese Adventures

  I had the pleasure of going to a 5 course lunch preview for Cheese Week at Beaubourg in NYC a few weeks ago. The first course was the star of the lunch, a cheese plate pairing from Michelin star Chef Nicolas Abello that included: Savencia Esquirrou Ossau Iraty Au Lait Cru, Fromagerie Henri Hutin Baby Belletoile Triple Creme, Saint […]

Légende Wines Pairing Dinner At Cote

Légende Wines is kicking ass and taking names. After establishing in Asia and Europe, the wine has hit the United States with a bang. The Bordeaux produced wines come from Domaines Baron de Rothschild (Lafite). The Légende range comes in five key appellations: Bordeaux Rouge, Bordeaux Blanc, Médoc, Saint-Emilion and Pauillac. I was recently invited to a pairing dinner for the wines […]