Seasonally Acute Cuisine, Inspired Design and a Convivial Environment Unite at Manon in NYC

Walking into Manon off of 14th Street in the heart of the Meatpacking harkens back to an earlier era when the Meatpacking was filled with late night eateries, lounges and reworked speakeasy’s that were exciting and played perfectly against the original intent of the neighborhood. Some argue that the neighborhood has shed a few layers […] Click to read more »

Summer Wine Picks from New Zealand By Frank D. Pond

Developing a “Hobbit” for Great New World Wine Since we traveled to Italy last month, I thought it was high time to visit some spectacular, and spectacularly priced, wines of the New World on  In anticipation of the upcoming Hobbit trilogy, where better to go than New Zealand.  Some time ago, I put together […] Click to read more »