Author Archives: vclayton

Back Forty in East Village

The food was uneven , the sausage was good , the whole fish (Porgy) was great, the pork nuggets were good, yucca fries were undercooked, the regular fries average, the greens served with the fish were undercooked and chewy, the … Continue reading

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drinks, dinner and grappa

I met Rick, an old college buddy,  at Bar Stuzzichini at Broadway and 22nd Street.  It was our last meeting before I go back to NYC in a few days.  We had a huge martini for me and glass of prosecco … Continue reading

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Azaleas, sexy lingerie in nyc

this is amazing, I found this place not far from my apartment, in the east village, here is the address: Azaleas 223 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003-7613 (212) 253-5484 ‎

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WD 50 in New York City for dinner

it took three weeks to get a 7pm friday night reservation for two, and then a small table and butting up against someone on both sides, but Wylie is someone john and I have always admired on tv both for … Continue reading

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Melissa D’Arabian at WD 50 in New York City

there was a wonderful moment when melissa walked into wd 50 , truly surreal, since I had only seen her on tv as she competed for the top amateur chef spot a year ago and won

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eating at the metropolitan museum of art

Petrie Cafe is really fabulous, especially for a quick espresso and cookies http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/dining/petrie_menu

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art from the met in nyc

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