An Edible Roundup: Where We’ve Been Eating Lately

August 16, 2013

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Lately we’ve featured a few can’t-miss culinary ventures, including tasty fried flowers prepared by a foraging chef, and an idyllic restaurant famed for its onsite laboratory and farm. Here’s a quick look back at the edible innovations we’ve been exploring, Read More…

My Visit to Hudson Valley’s Farm at Stone Barns

August 9, 2013

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Though I have been there several times, it’s a new experience each time I visit Stone Barns, a year-round working farm, living classroom, and laboratory set on a six acre parcel of the former Rockefeller estate, 80 acres in Pocantico Hills in Read More…

Outdoor & Indoor Oasis in London’s Bankside District

August 30, 2012


A walk in one of Bankside’s urban forests.

One of my favorite London neighborhoods is Bankside, a district in the city’s South Side, on the southern bank of the River Thames. As I’m always looking for a great urban outdoor oasis, Bankside … Read More…

My Rooftop-to-Table Dinner at Rosemary’s

July 12, 2012


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I began this week dining with a foodie friend at Rosemary’s, the latest addition to New York City’s restaurants with rooftop gardens and farms. Though our expected 45 minute wait turned into an hour … Read More…

Urban Gardens 2011 Roundup!

December 18, 2011

Wow, we sure had fun this year! From the world’s largest hanging flower pot to a mini vertical garden…gardens sprouting atop city busses and those on parking poles…The High Line in New York and its Parisian cousin…partying in Read More…

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