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NYC Hotspot Find: Joseph Leonard

NYC Hotspot Find: Joseph Leonard | meltingbutter.com

JOSEPH LEONARD, WEST VILLAGE Brunch at Joseph Leonard can be likened to attending your cool stylist friend’s brunch party. You feel slightly jealous as you enter into her tiny but bright West Village apartment filled with all the curious antiques she’s discovered on her travels. You can’t help but notice how she seems to have … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: Charlie Bird

NYC Hotspot Find: Charlie Bird | meltingbutter.com

CHARLIE BIRD, SOHO Lingering lunches at Charlie Bird are my new favourite weekend pursuit. Modern Italian food isn’t always done with as much flair in this town, there’s always that fine line that’s crossed where the food is more American-Italian than it is Italian-Italian, but Charlie Bird gets it right. I’m even poised to say … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: Greenwich Letterpress

NYC Hotspot Find: Greenwich Letterpress | meltingbutter.com

GREENWICH LETTERPRESS, WEST VILLAGE This stationery, letterpress and gift store emanates a real West Village style of charm. Here you’ll find a well-selected array of high-end stationery, unique cards and wrapping paper that the recipient definitely won’t be throwing out. The store also offers old-fashioned style letterpress printing and design services making sure the invitations … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: Casa

NYC Hotspot Find: Casa | meltingbutter.com

CASA, WEST VILLAGE Casa is far removed from the usual Brazilian restaurant you’d find in Little Brazil, Midtown – it’s somewhere you’d actually want to spend the evening with friends with its big windows looking out to a beautiful West Village street, white walls and high ceilings – no blaring music and cheesy decorations matching … Continue reading

New York City restaurant guide: Fifteen Favourites

It’s probably impossible to distil all NYC restaurants down to the best 15, but I’m ambitious so I’m going to go ahead and do it anyway.  Besides, it’s my blog so I can take it back if I change my mind. These restaurants are the top-15 that really impressed me in the 10 months I’ve … Continue reading

New York City guide: The coffee snob’s guide to NYC

Italians and Australians in my experience are two of the fussiest coffee drinkers in the world. And it just so happens that most of my friends living in NYC are either Australian, Italian, or people who have lived in Italy for a substantial time – basically; my friends are a bunch of coffee snobs. Since … Continue reading

Taim NYC: Tasty as the name says

I’m finally here – on my long awaited culinary tour of New York City. New York is my favourite place in the world for so many reasons, the energy, the food and the people make New York one of the most inspiring cities in the world. We arrived fairly late last night and knew that … Continue reading