Sunday Gravy makes slow simmered meat sauce that transports you directly back to Old Italy of 100 years ago. This sauce is so rich that your stomach is begging you to stop while your mouth just can’t do that.Read more →
Perfumes have always had a powerful effect on me. One whiff can evoke a hundred memories. I remember the deep, classic “going out” perfume my mom would dab behind her ears as she and Dad prepared to go to their Gourmet Club dinners when we were kids. I remember myRead more →
I met Jewelry Designer Sarella Suarez at the Union Square Holiday Market two years ago, and I have loved her work ever since. Her designs are inspired by forms and shapes in nature, as you will see from the images on her website of stylized flowers and petals, as well as gemstones and minerals. I recently ran into her at the Chelsea Triangle French Market, which has started to feature craft artisans in addition to the tasty food vendors.
This Tentacle Ring pictured tickled my fancy, as I always love a nice octopus or squid. It is cast in silver with a nice heft to it, combined with fine detailing of each individual sucker. It feels nice on your finger, and it’s guaranteed to inspire many conversations.Read more →
I have admired the work of textile jewelry designer Paz Sintes for a long time. I ran into her recently Bedford Barrow Commerce Village Craft Fair recently, and she had many new designs to show me. She makes absolutely divine necklaces, bracelets and earrings out of the finest textiles andRead more →