Delicious, fresh Italian ice cream in NYC

Delicious, fresh Italian ice cream in NYC

It’s hard to savor anything when it’s 15 degrees outside. Or maybe that’s just me. But the good news is that Savoring New York has ended its winter hiatus. And it did it with ice cream- how else? For the first time in 2015, I was in the mood for an ice cream cone this week, so I headed to Gelato Giusto, a lovely new shop in Chelsea that serves delicious, ultra-fresh ice cream made fresh every morning. Their ingredients are carefully selected and ingeniously combined. I loved the ginger…

Christmas dinner in NYC: top last-minute picks

Christmas dinner in NYC: top last-minute picks

IF, like it happened to me, your Christmas Eve plans were suddenly cancelled (Egad!), there’s still time to find a charming restaurant where you can have a meal fit for the occasion, with great atmosphere, fine food, and plenty of champagne. Cherche Midi The latest venture by one of New York City’s most famous restaurateurs, Keith McNally (owner of Balthazar, Morandi, Schiller’s Liquor Bar, and the late Pastis). Cherche Midi was instantly adopted as a go-to French bistro by discerning Manhattanites. The steak frites is excellent, served with an ultra…