Frenchette Bakery

I discovered Frenchette on Thanksgiving Day last year when everything else was shut down in the area that morning. I stumbled upon Frenchette, nestled in a residential building on Church Street not far from the Walker Hotel Tribeca. As I walked towards the bakery in the residential lobby, I saw a massive a queue, leading [...]

Coffee with Lorenzo Antonelli of Sant Ambroeus

I discovered Sant Ambroeus during my first solo (adulthood) visit to New York in 2014. I was recommended by the concierge at the Mark Hotel. I loved everything about it. The understatedness yet quintessential Italian hospitality, the coffee, and ambiance. I met with the Head of Operations, Lorenzo Antonelli, who has worked with the group [...]