Boutiques, barbers, cute cafes and restaurants; Sullivan St in Soho has always been a favourite of mine. I enjoy it even more since stumbling across a little gem, Local. Local is a cute little cafe offering coffee and an array of GF options including sandwiches, wraps and cookies. Yummm cookies. Continue reading


Two Hands Restaurant & Bar. Brassicas Bowl

Two Hands cafe in Soho has become quite a regular stop for me, so when the Aussie expats opened a new restaurant and bar, I knew I had to get myself in there. They are located downtown on Church St in Tribeca. The space is bright and welcoming, as are the staff. Continue reading

Why gluten free?


Going gluten free was not something I decided for myself, but instead it was forced upon me. I knew the dreaded celiac diagnosis was coming when I started developing symptoms in my early twenties, around the same time my sister and relatives started to react to gluten as well. Thankfully we live in a day and age where going Gluten free isn’t a challenge. There is now an abundance of food for celiacs and new gluten free products are continually being made available – you just have to know where to look and what to look for. Gluten free seems to be the newest fad in food after Kale but before I delve into all the amazingly delicious GF food available in NYC I want to share my celiac story with you and answer some questions I am regularly asked about celiac disease and gluten. There are many misconceptions about celiac disease. I get asked constantly; “so you can’t eat carbs?” normally paired with a smug “yeah right” smile or roll of the eyes. Yes I can eat carbs!!! I love carbs!! Continue reading