One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
— Virginia Woolf
 

 

GOURMAND

As a self-proclaimed Gracious Gastronome, I find that sharing a meal over never-ending glasses of wine to be one of the most intimate experiences a party can share. I've curated a list of highly reviewed restaurants around the world for your foodie pleasure. If you're interested in my foodie ventures, take a look at my blog dedicated to my love for exquisite cuisine.

1-STAR MICHELIN

Carbone (NYC)

Nix (NYC)

Aster (SF)

The Dabney (DC)

Masseria (DC)

Spiaggia (Chicago)

OTHER RESTAURANTS

XYST (NYC)

Loi Estiatorio (NYC)

Cosme (NYC)

La Cicca (SF)

Fog Harbor Fish House (SF)

Brenda’s French Soul Food (SF)

Founding Farmers (DC)

Ceres’ Table (Chicago)

3-STAR MICHELIN

Eleven Madison Park (NYC)

Chefs Table at Brooklyn Fare (NYC)

Per Se (NYC)

Alinea (Chicago)

Saison (SF)

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay (UK)

Yannick Alléno at Pavillon Ledoyen (Paris)

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester (London)

Ultraviolet (Shanghai)

2-STAR MICHELIN

Atera (NYC)

Le Bernardin  (NYC)

Daniel (NYC)

Acquerello (SF)

Coi (SF)

Pineapple and Pearls (DC)

Minibar (DC)

Smyth (Chicago)

Acadia (Chicago)

DREAM DATES

A NIGHT AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

MACBETH - October 1st, 4th, 8th & 12th

LA BOHÈME - Select Dates in November & January 2020

SEE A PLAY

Hamilton

Mean Girls

The Cher Show

DATE AT THE MUSEUM  

Camp: Notes on Fashion - May 9th through September 8th

Félix Fénéon The Anarchist and the Avant-Garde—

From Signac to Matisse and Beyond - March 22nd through July 25th, 2020

Inside You - Present Through June 16th

DATE IDEAS

Attend a sporting event for your favorite team

Work out date at Soulcycle or yoga class 

R̶o̶m̶a̶n̶t̶i̶c̶ ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶l̶e̶s̶ ̶m̶a̶s̶s̶a̶g̶e̶ - Thanks A!

Have a picnic in Central Park 

Have Breakfast at Tiffany’s 

Have a beach date that ends with a romantic dinner

Attend Formula 1 Race

R̶e̶c̶e̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶a̶ ̶V̶e̶n̶u̶s̶ ̶E̶T̶ ̶F̶l̶e̶u̶r̶ ̶b̶o̶u̶q̶u̶e̶t̶ - Thanks C!

Make your favorite meal together from scratch

Wine tasting in Napa Valley

S̶t̶a̶y̶c̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶D̶a̶t̶e̶ ̶a̶t̶ ̶a̶ ̶5̶-̶s̶t̶a̶r̶ ̶h̶o̶t̶e̶l̶ ̶&̶ ̶s̶p̶a̶ - Thanks C!

 
 

TRAVEL

Visit Paris, France for the first time

Must Visit: Louvre + Matignon 

Visit Portofino, Italy for the first time

Must Visit: Chez Black + Marina Piccola

Spend New Years in a foreign country

St. Barts | Cape Town | Tulum

OTHER DESTINATIONS

Nude sunbathing in Barcelona

See the London Bridge on a helicopter tour

Have breakfast in St. Tropez & dinner at Elsa’s in Monte-Carlo

Visit the Ice Hotel in Sweden