Review: Four Seasons Downtown New York

When most people I know visit New York City, they stay on the Upper East Side or they opt for total tourist town near Times Square. I have to admit I am usually up near the Park. I am a creature of habit. But, I broke that habit with my last trip to NYC and explored an area that is…
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Examining New York’s Best Hotel: The Lowell

As you walk through the atmospheric streets of the Upper East Side of Manhattan, you could easily miss New York City’s number one hotel. It’s entrance isn’t grand or demanding attention from all corners. Quite the opposite, actually. The Lowell is tucked amongst some of the wealthiest homes in the city, just off Central Park, with an entrance that could…
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Must See, Do and Stay, Buffalo, New York: A quick city guide

If ever there were a city that you could visit, where you’ll believe that the American dream is alive, well, and kicking, it’s Buffalo, New York. While the city has most definitely been through times of hardship, as a result of deindustrialization, Buffalo, New York has seen a great deal of regrowth in recent years. While I zigzagged my way…
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True Story: I was a judge at the National Buffalo Wing Festival …

Can I just run that story headline by you again one more time… I was a judge at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York. An American, that moved to London 17 years ago came back to America, as a UK journalist, to take part in one of the finest food festivals in the United States. How did…
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The best American buffalo wings in London

Over the next week, I’ll be taking you down quite the path with buffalo wings in mind. So I thought it appropriate to first introduce you to the people behind the path taken….If you are a long time reader of FFG, you will remember that nearly eight years ago I wrote about a food truck in Brick Lane that sells…
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