Thanksgiving at Docks Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

(corner of E 40th St) 3:00 PM optional drinks, 4:00 PM dinner $137 prix fixe includes4 courses, glass of wine,coffee/tea, tax & tip   The Single Gourmet has dined at […]

La Bonne Soupe (French)

(between 5th & 6th Ave) 6 PM drinks, 7 PM dinner $112 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine,coffee/tea, tax & tippayment deadline: Thursday, August 11 La Bonne Soupe is […]

Marseille (French)

(on the corner of W 44th St) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner $119 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine,coffee/tea, tax & tip Inspired by its namesake French […]

[CANCELLED] State Grill and Bar (American)

(inside the Empire State Building)enter on the north side of 33rd St between 5th Ave & Broadway 6:00 PM drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $114 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of […]

Gene’s (Italian)

(on the corner of 6th Ave) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $89 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tippayment/registration deadline:Monday, July 11 A long-time […]

Docks Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

(corner of E 40th St) 5:00 PM optional drinks, 6:00 PM dinner $98 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine,coffee/tea, tax & tip registration/payment deadline: Friday, June 30 The Single […]

Obicà Flatiron (Italian)

(at 21st Street, across from The Flatiron Building) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $107 prix fixe includes3 courses, 1 glass of winecoffee/tea, tax & tip$117 if payment is […]

Easter dinner at Kellari Taverna

(between 5th & 6th Ave) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner Zagat says that Kellari offers “mouthwatering displays of fresh fish on ice that beckon at this sophisticated Midtown […]

Rossini’s (Italian) Opera Night

(between Lexington Ave & Park Ave South) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner Located in the charming neighborhood of Murray Hill, Rossini’s has been serving fine Northern Italian Cuisine […]

Cellini (Italian)

6:00 PM optional drinks& complimentary hors d’oeuvres 7:00 PM dinner $88 prix fixe includeshors d’oeuvres4 courses, 1 glass of winecoffee/tea, tax & tipSpace limited to 20 people$98 if payment is […]

New Year’s Eve at Docks Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

New Years Eve seafood dinner at Docks for singles

Christmas dinner at Marseille

Christmas dinner at Marseille for singles over 55

Thanksgiving dinner at Brasserie Cognac East

(on the corner of E 70th St) 4:00 PM optional drinks, 5:00 PM dinner $135 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip $145 if payment is […]

Villa Berulia (Italian-Croatian)

(between Park Ave & Lexington Ave) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $88 prix fixe includes3 coursesglass of winecoffee/teatax & tip$98 if payment is made after Tue, Sep 28 […]

Land of Plenty (Chinese)

(between 3rd Ave & Lexington Ave) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner $78 prix fixe includes4 coursesglass of wineunlimited green tea during mealtax & tip$88 if payment is made […]

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse (American)

(between 8th & 9th Ave) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $87 prix fixe includes3 coursesglass of wine or beercoffee/teatax & tip$97 if payment is made after Tue, Sept […]

Le Rivage (French, live music, outdoor seating) vegan friendly

(between 8th & 9th Ave) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $77 prix fixe includes3 coursesglass of winecoffee/teatax & tip$87 if payment is made after [Monday, August 2]+$10 supplement […]

Angeletto (Italian)

(between E 47th and E 48th St) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner $90 prix fixe includes4 courses2 glasses of winecoffee/teatax & tip$100 if payment is made after Thu, […]

State Grill and Bar (American)

(inside the Empire State Building)enter on the north side of 33rd St between 5th Ave & Broadway 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $91 prix fixe includes3 coursesglass of […]

Gene’s (Italian)

(on the corner of 6th Ave) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $79 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip$88 if RSVP is made after […]

Marseille (French)

(on the corner of W 44th St) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner $94 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip$104 if payment is made […]

NYC RE-OPENS!

Great news! Source: Eater.com (https://ny.eater.com/2021/5/3/22417412/return-full-capacity-indoor-dining-may-nyc) Less than a week after state officials announced that restaurants could expand to 75 percent indoor capacity this month, a full indoor dining comeback is […]

Gene’s (Italian)

(on the corner of 6th Ave) 5:30 PM optional drinks, 6:30 PM dinner $78 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip$88 for non-members or if […]

Harvard Club (with live music)

Harvard Club (with live music) 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, March 6 6:00 PM optional drinks at Kellari Taverna 7:00 PM dinner at the club [...]

CANCELED – Sarabeth’s (American) Park Ave South

Sarabeth’s 381 Park Ave South (at E 27th Street) Sunday, March 22 5:30 PM optional drinks happy hour every day from 3-7 PM 6:30 PM dinner $88 prix fixe includes […]

CANCELED – db bistro moderne (French)

db bistro modernenew restaurant55 W 44th St(between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, March 295:30 PM optional drinkshappy hour 3-6 PM$6 select beer & wine, $11 select cocktails6:30 PM dinner $97 […]

Rossini’s (Italian) Opera Night

Rossini’s (Italian)“OPERA” NIGHT (live music)108 E 38th St(between Lexington & Park Ave S) Located in the charming neighborhood of Murray Hill, Rossini’s has been serving fine Northern Italian Cuisine for […]

February 2020

Dear Single Gourmets, This month of February is short, but at least the days aren’t getting shorter, and thankfully the dreary days of winter haven’t been that cold. This month, […]

SOLD OUT: Hunt & Fish Club (American)

Hunt & Fish Clubnew restaurant125 W 44th St(between 6th & 7th Ave) Sunday, February 235:30 PM optional drinks6:30 PM dinner $89 prix fixe includes3 courses, 1 glass of wine, coffee/tea, [...]

Rossini’s (Italian) Opera Night

SOLD OUT (between Lexington & Park Ave S) 6:00 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner Located in the charming neighborhood of Murray Hill, Rossini’s has been serving fine Northern Italian […]

SOLD OUT: Palais by Perfect Pie (French)

Palais by Perfect Pie (French) new restaurant 134 E 61 St (between Lexington & Park Ave) Friday, February 28 6:15 PM optional drinks 7:00 PM dinner $95 prix fixe includes [...]

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Land of Plenty Land of Plenty is Michelin Guide recommended and listed as the inspector’s favorite: “Why do they call it Land of Plenty? Perhaps it’s the abundant flavors amongst [...]

Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty Land of Plenty is Michelin Guide recommended and listed as the inspector’s favorite: “Why do they call it Land of Plenty? Perhaps it’s the abundant flavors amongst [...]

January 2020

Hello Single Gourmets, The days are not getting shorter any more, but they sure are getting colder. Thankfully it hasn’t really snowed yet. I’m sorry this newsletter is so short, […]

December 2019

Hello Single Gourmets, In the interest of getting this newsletter out as soon as possible, I am going to keep the intro short and sweet. The days are getting shorter […]

November 2019

Hello Single Gourmets!I have not been well the past several weeks, which is the reason why there was no October newsletter. I have extended everyone’s membership by a month, am [...]

September 2019

Hello Single Gourmets! First and foremost, apologies for the lateness of the newsletter. I am working diligently to get the October newsletter out by the 15th (of September!).Second, please be aware [...]

August 2019

Hello Single Gourmets! I hope everyone has been staying cool, this summer has been brutally hot! Even I -- who normally never complains about the heat -- am finding this [...]

July 2019

Hi, everyone. I apologize for not getting this newsletter out sooner, and for having only 3 events in July. These past few weeks have not been easy for me. I [...]

Land of Plenty: SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT $79 prix fixe: 3 courses, glass of wine, unlimited green tea, tax & tip $89 for non-members or if RSVP is made after Wed, Jan 22   Come celebrate […]

State Grill and Bar (American)

Note: because of an error (that I cannot fix) in the email I sent on Friday July 8th, the link to the dinner at State Grill and Bar on Saturday, […]

Ambassador Grill & Lounge (American)

  Ambassador Grill & Lounge 1 UN Plaza (enter on E 44th St near 1st Ave)   Tuesday, December 31 8:00 PM optional drinks 9:00 PM dinner   $144 prix […]

CANCELLED – Red Peony (Chinese)

  Red Peony 24 W 56 St (between 5th & 6th Ave)   Wednesday, December 25   DUE TO STAFFING ISSUES AT RED PEONY, THIS DINNER HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  

Marseille (SOLD OUT)

  Marseille (French)630 9th Ave (corner of W 44th St)   Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)3:00 PM optional drinks4:00 PM dinner   SOLD OUT please email or call if you […]

Harvard Club (Holiday dinner)

  Harvard Club 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave)   Friday, December 20 6:00 PM optional drinks at Kellari Taverna 7:00 PM dinner at the Harvard Club [...]

ViceVersa (Italian)

  ViceVersa 325 W 51 St (8th & 9th Ave)   Saturday, December 14 6:45 PM optional drinks 7:45 PM dinner   $84 prix fixe includes  3 courses, glass of […]

RESCHEDULED: Sarabeth’s (American)

  Sarabeth’s381 Park Ave South (at E 27th Street)   RESCHEDULED   $88 prix fixe includes  3 courses, glass of wine coffee/tea, tax & tip  $98 for non-members,  or if […]

Le Rivage (French)

  Le Rivage 340 W 46 St (between 8th & 9th Ave)   Monday, December 2 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner   $79 prix fixe includes  LIVE MUSIC […]

Maria Pia (Thanksgiving dinner)

  Maria Pia319 W 51st Street (between 8th & 9th Ave)   Thursday, November 28 4:00 PM optional drinks 5:00 PM dinner   $105 prix fixe includes  3 courses, glass […]

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse (American)

320 W 46th Street (between 8th & 9th Ave)Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/5u4gfPr6AZxtdtHA8   Friday, November 22 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner   $89 prix fixe includes  3 courses, […]

CANCELLED: Sal Anthony’s (lobster dinner)

CANCELLED   On Saturday, November 2, I received a phone call letting me know that on Tuesday, November 4, Sal Anthony’s will close for renovations and re-open with new owners […]

Villa Berulia (Italian)

  107 E 34th Street (between Park and Lex)   Sunday, Nov 10 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner   $84 prix fixe includes  3 courses, glass of wine, […]

Brasserie 8 1/2 (French)

9 W 57 Street (between 5th & 6th Ave)Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/t6p95qtdy1tBe3eQA   Sunday, November 3 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner   $94 prix fixe includes  3 courses, […]

Halloween Party

Halloween Party at the Law Offices ofLawrence Leonard, Esq.    347 Fifth Ave (between E 33rd and E 34th Stdirectly across from the Empire State Building)8th Floor, Suite 812    […]

Shun Lee West (Chinese feat. soft shell crab)

Shun Lee West (Chinese feat. soft shell crab & Peking duck) 43 W 65 Street (between CPW and Columbus Ave) Friday, September 13 6:00 PM optional drinks 7:00 PM dinner […]

Le Colonial (French)

Le Colonial (French) 149 E 57th St (between Lexington and 3rd Ave) Saturday, September 28 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner $84 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of […]

Gene’s (Italian)

Gene’s (Italian) 73 W 11th St (corner of 6th Ave) Sunday, September 15 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $77 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine coffee/tea, […]

Pera Brasserie (Mediterranean)

Pera Brasserie (Mediterranean) 303 Madison Ave (corner of E 42nd St) Sunday, September 22 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $78 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, […]

[RESCHEDULED] Shun Lee West (Chinese)

Shun Lee West (Chinese) featuring soft-shell crab and Beijing Duck 43 W 65 Street (between CPW and Columbus Ave) RESCHEDULED $89 prix fixe includes 4 course feast glass of wine, tea, […]

ViceVersa (Italian) – RESCHEDULED

ViceVersa 325 W 51st (8th & 9th Ave) RESCHEDULED $84 includes: 3 courses, 1 glass of wine coffee/tea, tax & tip +$10 supplement for non-members and guests With a rating […]

Paname (French)

Paname (French) vegetarian friendly 1068 2nd Ave (between 56th & 57th St) Saturday, August 10 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner $81 prix fixe includes: hors d’oeuvres during optional drinks 3 […]

Harvard Club Shore Dinner (lobster entree available) vegan friendly

Harvard Club Shore Dinner (seafood / lobster entree available) vegan options available 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, August 23 6:15 PM optional drinks @ Kellari, [...]

Sinigual (Haute Contemporary Mexican)

Sinigual (Haute Contemporary Mexican) 640 Third Ave (corner of E 41 St) Saturday, August 17 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner $76 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of […]

Sal Anthony’s (Italian)

Sal Anthony’s (Italian) vegetarian friendly new restaurant! 226 3rd Ave (corner of E 19th St) Sunday, July 28 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner   $68 prix fixe includes […]

Knickerbocker Bar and Grill (American)

Knickerbocker Bar & Grill (American) vegetarian friendly 33 University Place (corner of W 9th St) Sunday, July 21 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $84 prix fixe includes 3 […]

Marseille (French)

Marseille (French) vegetarian friendly 630 9th Ave (corner of W 44th St)   Sunday, July 14 (Bastille Day!) 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner   $92 prix fixe includes […]

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This is a description of the test event created using the block editor. For 69 years this “red sauce ristorante” has filled the bellies of New York’s governors, mayors and [...]

Bar Six (French Moroccan)

Bar Six (French Moroccan) 502 6th Ave (corner of W 13th St) Sunday, June 16 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $88 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, […]

Maya (gourmet Mexican by Richard Sandoval)

  Maya (gourmet Mexican by Richard Sandoval)1191 1st Ave (corner of E 65th St) Sunday, June 23rd5:30 PM optional drinks6:30 PM dinner $86 prix fixe includes3 courses, glass of wine, [...]

Harvard Club (Champagne brunch)

Harvard Club (champagne brunch) 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, June 30   12:00 noon – 2:00 PM brunch $95 includes buffet with carving, seafood, and omelet [...]

Paul and Jimmy’s (Italian)

Paul and Jimmy’s 123 E 18th St (between Park Ave South & 3rd Ave) Sunday, June 9th   5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $76 includes 3 courses, glass of […]

June 2019

Ah, May, was so wonderful! There were a few weirdly cold days that made us shiver, but now June is here, and so are the flowers… but so are the [...]

May 2019

May 2019 Spring officially began back on March 20, but I feel like only now is it starting to get warm, and even these past few days have been a […]

Bistro Vendome (French)

Bistro Vendome (French) 405 E 58th St (between 1st Ave & Sutton Pl) Sunday, May 26th 5:30 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $79 includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee […]

ViceVersa (Italian)

ViceVersa 325 W 51st (8th & 9th Ave) RESCHEDULED $84 includes: 3 courses 1 glass of wine coffee/tea, tax & tip $94 if payment is received after Thu, May 16 […]

Peking Duck House: The Single Gourmet anniversary!

Peking Duck House (gourmet Chinese) The Single Gourmet 37th Anniversary! 236 E 53rd St (between 2nd & 3rd Ave ) Tuesday, May 14 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $89 […]

Zengo (gourmet Mexican/Latin)

Zengo (gourmet Mexican/Latin) 622 3rd Ave (at E 40th St) Saturday, May 11 6:30 PM optional drinks 7:30 PM dinner $87 prix fixe includes 3 courses glass of wine coffee/soda tax & […]

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April 2019

  An update on my mother: As I wrote in the previous newsletter, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and started chemotherapy back in September 2018. Regarding this, I […]

Classical Music Salon Concert

Classical Music Salon concert Upper West Side (private residence in the upper 90s, address will be given to event attendees) Wednesday, April 17 6:30 pm doors open 7:00 pm performance [...]

Minton’s Playhouse (live jazz brunch)

  Minton’s Playhouse: Live Harlem Jazz Brunch 206 W 118th St (corner of St. Nicholas Ave) note: this is next door to the Cecil Steakhouse take the B, C, 2, […]

Kellari Taverna (Greek) Easter dinner

Kellari Taverna 19 W 44th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, April 21 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $88 prix fixe includes: Greek Feast, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip $98 […]

State Grill and Bar (American)

State Grill and Bar21 W 33rd St(inside the Empire State Building)enter on the north side of 33rd St between 5th Ave & Broadway Saturday, April 66:45 pm optional drinks7:30 pm […]

Sip Sak (Turkish)

Sip Sak (Turkish) 928 2nd Ave (between 49th & 50th St) Sunday, March 31 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $78 (early payment price) prix fixe includes: 3 courses, 1 […]

Lattanzi (Roman Jewish) Passover dinner

Lattanzi (Roman Jewish) vegetarian choices available *** new restaurant *** 361 W 46 St (between 8th & 9th Ave) Wednesday, April 24 6:15 pm optional drinks 7:00 pm dinner $88 […]

Le Privé (French)

Le Privé (French) vegetarian friendly menu *** new restaurant for The Single Gourmet *** 626 10th Ave (between 44th & 45th St) Sunday, April 14 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 […]

March 2019

First, the obvious. Huge apologies for not having printed and sent newsletters for January and February. As many of you know, my mother was recently diagnosed with cancer, and it […]

Sala One Nine (tapas bar & restaurant)

  Sala One Nine35 W 19th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, March 245:45 pm optional drinks6:30 pm dinner$77 (early payment price)prix fixe includes:Spanish tapas feast1 glass of winecoffee/tea, [...]

Harvard Club – Seafood (incl. lobster) & dancing w live music

The Harvard Club Seafood (lobster entrée available) Live music & dancing 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, March 8 6:15 pm optional drinks @ Kellari Taverna, 19 W [...]

Petaluma (Italian)

Petaluma (Italian) 1356 First Ave (at E 73rd St) Sunday, March 3rd 5:45pm optional drinks 6:30pm dinner $79 (early payment price) prix fixe includes: 3 courses glass of wine coffee/tea […]

Le Rivage (French)

Le Rivage (French)340 W 46 St(between 8th & 9th Ave) Thursday, February 28 6:30 pm optional drinks 7:15 pm dinner w/live music $79 prix fixe includes: 3 courses 1 glass […]

Docks Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill

Docks Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill 633 3rd Ave (corner of E 40 St) 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $82 prix fixe includes: 3 courses 1 glass of […]

Paname (French)

Paname (French)1068 2nd Ave (between 56th & 57th St) Saturday, March 166:45 pm optional drinks7:30 pm dinner $81 (with early payment) prix fixe includes:Complimentary hors d’oeuvres (with cash bar) from 6:30-7:303 courses, […]

Gene’s (Italian) Aaron’s farewell dinner

Gene’s (Italian) – Aaron’s farewell dinner 73 W 11th St (corner of 6th Ave) Sunday, February 10 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $85 prix fixe $76 (10% discount) […]

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club (dinner with live music) 2751 Broadway (between 105th and 106th Streets) Sunday, February 3 6:00 pm dinner 7-8 PM live music during dinner $94 prix […]

Land of Plenty – Chinese New Year!

Land of Plenty: Chinese New Year 204 E 58 St (between 2nd & 3rd Ave) Wednesday, February 6 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $79 prix fixe includes Chinese New […]

Cellini (Italian)

Cellini (Italian) 65 E 54 St (between Madison & Park Ave) Saturday, January 19 6:45 pm optional drinks 7:30 pm dinner $95 prix fixe includes 3 courses, 1 glass of wine […]

Obicà (Christmas dinner)

Obicà Mozzarella Bar 928 Broadway (at 21st Street, across from The Flatiron Building) Tuesday, December 25 5:00 pm optional drinks 6:oo pm dinner $88 prix fixe includes 4 courses 1 […]

December 2018

December got its name from the Latin word “decem” (meaning ten) because it was originally the tenth month of the year in the Roman calendar, which began in March. Strangely, […]

November 2018

November is when you really start to feel the chill in the air, and sometimes it even snows. This Thanksgiving I will give thanks that my first trip with the […]

October 2018

I’m still working on not being terrible… as well as on overcoming my procrastination habits, and my fear of failure (success?). For those of you who are still with me, […]

New Year’s Eve at Marseille (French)

Marseille (French) 630 9th Ave (corner of W 44th St) Monday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) Limit 30 members RSVP by December 16 for a guaranteed seat 9:00 pm optional […]

Harvard Club (dinner, live band, and dancing)

The Harvard Club (live ballroom band w/vocals) 27 W 44th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, December 21 6:15 pm optional drinks at Kellari Taverna, 19 W 44th St 7:00 pm […]

Patsy’s (Italian) luncheon

Patsy’s (Italian) 236 W 56th St (between Broadway & 8th Ave) Sunday, December 16 12:30 pm optional drinks 1:oo pm luncheon $79 prix fixe 3 courses, 1 glass of wine […]

The Ribbon UWS (Hanukkah dinner)

The Ribbon (American) 20 W 72nd Street (between Columbus Ave & Central Park West) Sunday, December 9 5:30 pm optional drinks at The Dakota Bar (53 W 72nd St) 6:30 […]

Chez Josephine (brunch with piano player-singer)

Chez Josephine (brunch with piano player-singer) 414 W 42 St (between 9th & 10th Ave) Sunday, December 2 12:00 noon optional drinks 12:30 pm brunch $59 prix fixe includes 3 courses […]

Etcetera Etcetera (Thanksgiving)

Etcetera Etcetera – Thanksgiving 352 W 44th Street (between 8th & 9th Ave) Thursday, November 22 5:00 pm optional drinks 6:00 pm dinner $102 includes 3 courses, 1 glass of […]

Pampano (Mexican)

Pampano (Mexican) a Richard Sandoval restaurant 209 E 49th St (between 2nd & 3rd Ave) Saturday, November 17 6:30 pm optional drinks 7:30 pm dinner $81 includes 3 courses 1 […]

Zio Ristorante (Italian)

Zio Ristorante 17 W 19 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Saturday, November 10 6:30 pm optional drinks, 7:30 pm dinner $86 includes hors d’oeuvres at the bar, 3 courses, […]

Kellari Taverna (Greek)

Kellari Taverna (Greek) 19 W 44th (between 5th & 6th Street) Sunday, November 4 6:00 pm optional drinks, 7:00 pm dinner $77 includes a 3-course Greek Feast, 1 glass of […]

Art Exhibition & Lecture at the Church Center for the United Nations

Art Exhibition & Lecture at the Church Center for the United Nations featuring Lynn Vergano (member of The Single Gourmet) 777 1st Ave, 10th Floor (entrance at E 44th St) […]

Swing 46 (American dinner & dancing)

Swing 46 (American dinner & swing dancing w live music) 349 W 46th St (between 8th & 9th Ave) Sunday, November 25 6:00 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $71 […]

Morso (Italian)

Morso (Italian) 420 E 59th St (between 1 Ave & Sutton Pl) Sunday, October 28 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $78 prix fixe includes 3 courses 1 glass […]

Russian Samovar (Russian)

Russian Samovar (Russian) 256 W 52 Street (between Broadway & 8th Ave) Sunday, October 21 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $79 prix fixe includes 4 courses 1 glass […]

Virginia’s (brunch)

Virginia’s (brunch) 647 E 11 St (between Ave B and Ave C) Saturday, October 6 12:00 pm optional drinks, 12:30 pm brunch RSVP DEADLINE: THURSDAY, OCT 4, 5 PM $59 […]

Uskudar (Turkish)

Uskudar (Turkish, vegetarian friendly menu) 1405 2nd Avenue (between 73 & 74 St) Saturday, September 29 6:45 pm optional drinks (wine & beer only); 7:30 pm dinner $67 prix fixe […]

September 2018

Last month I mentioned how it seemed like the summer was just flying by… now we keep having day after day of 90+ degree weather, and I’m wondering if it […]

I’ Trulli (Italian)

I’ Trulli Ristorante (Italian; veg-friendly menu) 122 E 27 St (between Park Ave & Lexington) Saturday, September 8 6:45 pm optional drinks, 7:30 pm dinner $78 includes 3 courses, 1 […]

Camaje (French-American)

Camaje (French-American) 85 MacDougal St (between Houston & Bleecker) (1 block east of 6th Ave, 2 blocks south of W 3rd St, close to the ABCDEF trains) Sunday, September 2nd […]

Obicà Mozzarella Bar (Italian)

Obicà Mozzarella Bar 928 Broadway (at 21st Street, across from The Flatiron Building) Sunday, September 16 5:45 pm optional drinks; 6:30 pm dinner $76 prix fixe includes 3 courses, 1 […]

August 2018

First things first… as many of you have noticed, there is a change of address. Please send all checks and correspondence to this new address: The Single Gourmet, 151 E […]

Villa Berulia (Italian)

Villa Berulia (Italian) 107 E 34th St (between Park Ave & Lex) Wednesday, August 29 6:15 pm optional drinks 7:00 pm dinner $82: 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, coffee/tea, […]

The Harvard Club (Shore dinner, lobster entrée available)

The Harvard Club Shore dinner, lobster entrée available live music and dancing 27 W 44 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, August 24 6:30 pm optional drinks @ Kellari, 19 W […]

Paname (French)

Paname (French) 1068 2nd Ave (between 56th & 57th St) Saturday, August 18 6:30 pm optional drinks 7:30 pm dinner $79: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax & tip Named after […]

Tavern62 by David Burke (Modern American)

Tavern62 by David Burke (Modern American) 135 E 62 St (between Park Ave & Lexington) Sunday, August 12 5:45 pm optional drinks 6:30 pm dinner $92 prix fixe: 3 courses, […]

The Cecil Steakhouse (Harlem live jazz brunch)

Cecil Steakhouse: Live Harlem Jazz Brunch 210 W 118th St (B, C, 2, or 3 to 116th St) at the corner of W 118th St & St. Nicholas Ave Sunday, […]

July 2018

When I was in high school, and throughout college, I had a problem. A really bad problem. It was a scourge that I tried hard to be rid of, but […]

Gente (Italian)

Gente (Italian) 153 E 45 St (between 3rd Ave & Lexington) Saturday, July 28 6:45 pm optional drinks, 7:30 pm dinner $86 prix fixe: 3 courses, wine pairing, coffee/tea, tax […]

Frankie and Johnnie’s Steakhouse

Frankie and Johnnie’s Steakhouse 320 W 46 St (between 8th and 9th Ave) Sunday, July 22 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $89 prix fixe: 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, coffee/tea, […]

Brasserie 8 1/2 (Lobster night)

Brasserie 8½ (Lobster night) 9 W 57 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, July 15 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $88 prix fixe: 3 courses, 1 glass […]

Gene’s (French-Italian)

Gene’s (French-Italian) 73 W 11 St (corner of 6th Ave) Sunday, July 8 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $71 prix fixe: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax […]

4th of July – Docks Seafood Grill

4th OF JULY DOCKS SEAFOOD GRILL 633 3rd Ave (corner of E 40 St) 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $72 prix fixe includes: 3 courses 1 glass of wine […]

June 2018

First, a huge apology. This newsletter is very late. Aaron has been a great mentor, and I have quite the pair of shoes to fill. Taking over the day-to-day running […]

Manhattan Art & Antiques Center & brunch at The Smith

Manhattan Art & Antiques Center tour & The Smith Midtown (brunch) 1050 2nd Ave at E 56th St Sunday, June 24 1:00 pm tour, 2:15 pm brunch $69 prix fixe: […]

Le Rivage (French)

Le Rivage (French) 340 W 46 St (between 8th & 9th Ave) Tuesday, June 19 6:30 pm optional drinks, 7:15 pm dinner $68 prix fixe: 3 courses, 1 glass of […]

The Harvard Club (live ballroom band w/vocals)

The Harvard Club (live ballroom band w/vocals) 27 W 44th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Friday, June 15 7:45 pm at The Harvard Club 7:00 pm optional drinks at Kellari […]

CANCELED: Pardon My French (French)

CANCELED: Pardon My French 103 Ave B  (6th & 7th St) Sunday, June 10 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $77 prix fixe: 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax […]

TRIP: Iceland & the Northern Lights

TRIP: ICELAND & THE NORTHERN LIGHTS October 8-15 6 days, 6 nights 1 spot (2 if sharing hotel room) available as of September 19 $5095 for members in good standing […]

TRIP: Toronto & Niagara Falls

TRIP TO TORONTO & NIAGARA FALLS July 24-29 $2950 minus $200 if flying on your own minus $250 if sharing a room The itinerary is 90% done, but (as always) [...]

May 2018

  There has been a change to the dates Toronto & Niagara we are now planning that trip for 6 nights over the last weekend in July and we are […]

Rossini’s Restaurant (Northern Italian)

Rossini’s Restaurant (Northern Italian) 108 E 38th St (between Park Ave and Lex Ave) Sunday, May 20 5:15 pm optional drinks, 6:00 pm dinner $72 prix fixe: 3 courses, coffee/tea […]

Shun Lee West (Chinese) – The Single Gourmet 36th Anniversary

Shun Lee West (Chinese) 43 W 65 Street (between CPW and Columbus Ave) Wednesday, May 16 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $73 prix fixe: 4 course feast, tea […]

CANCELED: Massoni at Arlo NoMad (Italian fusion)

DUE TO A CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT, MASSONI INFORMED US THEY CAN NO LONGER HOST OUR GROUP AS ORIGINALLY PROMISED Massoni at Arlo NoMad (Italian fusion) 11 E 31 Street (between 5th […]

Bistango Ristorante (Italian)

Bistango Ristorante (Italian) 415 Third Ave (corner of 29th St) Sunday, May 6 5:15 pm optional drinks, 6:00 pm dinner $69 prix fixe: 3 courses soft drinks (no wine) coffee/tea […]

Raaka (Bean-to-bar chocolate making class)

RAAKA Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Class 64 Seabring St, Brooklyn Saturday, April 21 (this was rescheduled from March 31 because of the Passover and Easter holidays) 3:15 pm – 5:15 […]

Nice Matin (French)

Nice Matin 201 W 79 St (corner of Amsterdam Ave) Sunday, April 29 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $79 prix fixe: 3 courses, glass of wine, tax & […]

Sutton Inn (American)

Sutton Inn (American) 347 E 54th St (between 1st & 2nd Ave) Thursday, April 26 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $82 prix fixe: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax […]

Cara Mia 2 (live jazz brunch)

Cara Mia 2 (live jazz brunch) 623 9th Ave (corner of W 44th St) Sunday, April 22 12 noon check-in, 12:30 brunch $59 prix fixe menu: 2 courses, 90 minutes of unlimited […]

Patsy’s (Italian)

Patsy’s (Italian) 236 W 56th St (between Broadway & 8th Ave)  Sunday, April 15 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner  $84 prix fixe: 4 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax […]

April 2018

  If April showers bring May flowers, what do Mayflowers bring? Pilgrims! (My nephew likes to tell me that joke.) The Romans named this month Aprilis but the derivation of […]

Bar Six (French Moroccan)

Bar Six (French Moroccan) 502 6th Ave (between 12th & 13th St) Sunday, April 8 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $77 prix fixe: 3 courses, glass of wine, tax & tip […]

Kellari Taverna (Greek)

Kellari Taverna 19 W 44th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, April 1 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $86 prix fixe: Greek Feast, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip Zagat says that […]

March 2018

A very wise, wealthy man once said to me, “In life, you can be right, or you can be rich!!! You decide. I prefer to be rich.” I have taken […]

Sinigual (Haute Contemporary Mexican)

Sinigual (Haute Contemporary Mexican) 640 3rd Ave (corner of 41st St) Saturday, March 24 6:30pm optional drinks; 7:15pm dinner $75 prix fixe includes 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, tax […]

Stella 34 Trattoria (Italian)

Stella 34 Trattoria 151 W 34th St (6th Floor of Macy’s) Sunday, March 18 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $85 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/soda, tax & tip […]

Paname (French)

Paname (French) 1068 2nd Ave (between 56th and 57th St) Saturday, March 10 6:00pm optional drinks; 7:00pm dinner $79 prix fixe includes 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, coffee, tax & tip Named […]

Maria Pia (Italian)

Maria Pia 319 W 51 St (between 8th & 9th Ave) Saturday, March 3rd 7:15pm optional drinks, 8:00pm dinner $75 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax […]

Land of Plenty (Chinese New Year)

Land of Plenty: Chinese New Year 204 E 58 St (between 2nd & 3rd Ave) Wednesday, February 21 5:30pm optional drinks; 6:15pm dinner $69 prix fixe includes Chinese New Year dinner, […]

Cellini (Italian)

Cellini (Italian) 65 E 54 St (between Madison & Park Ave) Saturday, February 24 6:45pm optional drinks, 7:30pm dinner $84 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax & […]

CANCELLED – Eros Greek Restaurant

CANCELLED – Eros Restaurant (Greek) 447 3rd Ave @ E 31 St [cancelled because of a new arrival! Mazel tov!!!] $79 prix fix includes 3 courses, 1 glass of wine, tax & […]

The Cecil Steakhouse (Harlem live jazz brunch)

Cecil Steakhouse: Live Harlem Jazz Brunch210 W 118th St (B, C, 2, or 3 to 116th St)at the corner of W 118th St & St. Nicholas Ave Sunday, February 4th12:00pm […]

Zio Ristorante

Zio Ristorante 17 W 19 St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Saturday, February 10 6:45 optional drinks, 7:45pm dinner $85 prix fixe includes hors d’oeuvres, 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax & […]

February 2018

The Roman month Februarius was named after the Latin term februum, which means purification, via the purification ritual Februa, held on February 15 in the old lunar Roman calendar. Historical […]

January 2018

I was looking back at the first newsletter that Art wrote after I took over the group. He mentioned what a shock it was to be writing ‘2014’ — it […]

Sala One Nine (tapas bar & restaurant)

Sala One Nine (tapas bar & restaurant) 35 W 19th St (between 5th & 6th Ave) Sunday, January 14th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $75: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/soda, […]

Bar Six (RESCHEDULED)

Unfortunately, due to issues beyond our control, this great dinner we had planned for this Sunday will be rescheduled in March. We apologize for any inconvenience. See you next week […]

Zengo (gourmet Mexican/Latin)

Zengo (gourmet Mexican/Latin) 622 3rd Ave (at E 40th St) Saturday, January 27 6:30pm optional drinks, 7:15pm dinner $84 prix fixe includes 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/soda, tax & tip Zengo translates into […]

Stella 34 (rescheduled – weather)

Stella 34 Trattoria 151 W 35th St, 6th Floor of Macy’s Sunday, January 7th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $85: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/soda, tax & tip Listed in […]

Sarabeth’s New Year’s Eve 2018

Sarabeth’s- NEW YEAR’S EVE- This sold out 2 years ago 381 Park Avenue South @27th Sunday December, 31st 8:45 optional drinks at the bar (there will not be a reserved […]

Obica Christmas

Obicà – Christmas 928 Broadway @21st Street Monday, December 25th 5:00pm optional drinks, 6:00pm dinner $83: 4 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax & tip They saved us last year […]

Frankie and Johnnie’s

Frankie and Johnnie’s Steakhouse320 W 46th St (between 8th and 9th Ave)Saturday, December 167:15 pm optional drinks, 8:00pm dinner$89: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax & tip In the […]

Smoke Jazz Supper Club

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club – Jazz Brunch 2751 Broadway (West 106th St) #1 train to 103rd Sunday, December 10th 2:15 pm – 3:30 showtime (arrive by 2pm) $59: 3 […]

Bocca

Bocca (Zagat rating of 4.4) 39 East 19th Street Sunday December 3rd 5:15 pm optional drinks, 6:00 pm dinner $79: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip Zagat […]

December 2017

  Many of you coming to future dinners might start to notice a new face helping out with The Single Gourmet. I have partnered up with a good friend of […]

Cancelled- Sons of Essex

Sons of Essex 133 Essex Street (2 blocks east of 2nd Ave) Thursday, November 30th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $74: 3 courses, glass of wine, tax & tip The […]

Etcetera Etcetera Thanksgiving

Etcetera Etcetera 352 West 44th Street btw 8th/9th Thursday, November 23rd 5:00 pm Optional Pre-dinner drinks, 5:30pm Dinner $88 3-course dinner, glass of wine, coffee/tea, cookies, tax and tip Written up […]

Petaluma

Petaluma 1356 First Ave (at E 73rd St) Sunday, November 26th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $75: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee tax & tip An Italian American Grill, […]

Luna Piena

Luna Piena — Live Jazz @ 8pm 243 East 53rd (between 2nd and 3rd Aves) Saturday, November 18th 6:45 pm optional drinks 7:30 dinner $77: 3 courses, glass of wine, […]

Villa Berulia

Villa Berulia Restaurant — 4.4 Zagat rating 107 E 34th St (between Park and Lex) Sunday, November 5th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $88: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, […]

Russian Samovar

Russian Samovar — Live Jazz/Piano/Vocals 256 W 52nd Street Sunday, November 12th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $78: 4 courses, glass of wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip Michelin […]

November 2017

  November is known for one big holiday, Thanksgiving. Although President Washington declared Thursday, November 26 as a “Day of Publick Thanksgivin’,” it used to fall on whatever date the […]

Bear Mountain Cruise

Bear Mountain Oktoberfest Cruise w/ German Music Meet at Pier 83 Saturday, October 21st 8:30am boarding- Full Day Cruise returning 5pm $65 boat ride only- PLEASE RSVP ASAP Take in […]

Toro NYC

Toro-NYC 85 10th Ave (corner West 15th) Sunday, Oct 22nd   5:30pm optional drinks; 6:15pm dinner $74- Tapas style, glass of wine, tax, tip Please note this is shared family […]

North Square

North Square 103 Waverly Place (between 6th Avenue and MacDougal, the NW corner of Washington Square) 1 block East of ABCDEFM at West 4th Sun, Oct. 15th, 5:30 pm, optional […]

The Big Chocolate Show

The Big Chocolate Show 269 11th Avenue (Terminal Warehouse @27th) Sunday, October 8th (11am to 3pm)  $45- please RSVP early as tickets are limited. New York City’s largest chocolate show […]

Almayass

Almayass 24 East 21st (off Broadway near Flatiron Bldg) Sunday, October 1st 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $74: family style dinner, glass of wine, tax, tip shared starters tabbouleh, Armenian […]

October 2017

  I recently read a humorous letter to my mom written by her friend regarding aging. It went something like this: When you were young, you counted your age in […]

Curvy Widow- date change

Curvy Widow The Westside Theatre 407 West 43rd Street, New York Wednesday, Oct 17th Showtime 7pm (80 minutes) Meet at BEA Bar 403 West 43rd at 6:15 pm $69: RSVP […]

Morso

Morso Italian Cuisine 420 East 59 (Between 1st and Sutton) Sunday, September 24th 5:30pm drinks 6:15pm dinner $76: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax, tip  Zagat rated 4.4. They […]

Knickerbocker Grill

Knickerbocker Grill 33 University Place (corner 9th street) Sunday, September 17th 5:30pm optional drinks; 6:15pm dinner $78: 3 courses, glass of wine, coffee, tax, tip A few blocks from Union […]

Char Sue

Char Sue Asian Fusion and Essex Street Market 119 Essex Street (2 blocks south of Ave A)  M or F train stops a block away Wednesday, September 6th 5:15pm @ […]

Pera Brasserie

PERA Mediterranean Brasserie 303 Madison Ave @42nd Street Saturday, September 2nd 6:45pm optional drinks,7:45pm dinner $69 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee tax & tip  Rated a Top 5 Newcomer […]

Arte

Arte Italian Ristorante 21 East 9th Street (University and 5th Ave) Sunday, Sept 10th 5:45pm optional drinks; 6:30pm dinner $77 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee/tea, tax/tip A vanishing breed, Arte […]

September 2017

  Good news for The Single Gourmet family, my wife Juliane is now almost 4 months pregnant with a new Lefkowitz due around February 13th, 2018! Juliane wants it to […]

Piccolo Fiore

Piccolo Fiore- Saturday, August 26th 230 East 44th Street @2nd/3rd 7:00pm Optional pre-dinner drinks, 7:45 Dinner $88- 4-course dinner, glass of wine, coffee, tax & tip Zagat rated and close […]

La Boite En Bois

La Boite En Bois 75 West 68th Street 5:45 Drinks Atlantic Grill- 49 West 64th Or meet at the restaurant at 6:30pm Sunday, August 20th $67 3-courses, NO wine, tax […]

Le Grand Triage

Le Grand Triage- French Favorites (wine/cheese) 1657 First Avenue (86th/87th) Saturday, August 19th- RSVP EARLY  7:30 SHARP- 917-475-1212 (store number)    $55- wine and cheese pairing At Le Grand Triage, […]

Charleston Beaufort Savannah

CHARLESTON – BEAUFORT – SAVANNAH- October 9-16 $4295 (-$225 if flying on own, -$475 pp if sharing a room) The itinerary is not final (almost), but i wanted to send […]

August 2017

A member recently told me that there is a “national day” celebrating something every single day. Upon researching this, it is true. Some of the notable “national days” in August […]

Washington

Washington & Old Town Alexandria Virginia Thursday, August 24th to Monday, August 28th 4 nights and 5 days. $2395 includes Amtrak, 5-star hotel, 9 meals, tours, and tipa Subtract $100 if […]

Villa Mosconi

Villa Mosconi 69 MacDougal Street (2 blocks from West 4th station 1 block North of Houston, 1 block East of 6th avenue) Wednesday, August 16th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner […]

Pampano

Pampano – Richard Sandoval 209 East 49th (2nd and 3rd ave) Sunday, August 13th 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $80  3 course, 1 gl wine/beer/margarita, sangria. coffee, tax & […]

AIANY Architecture Boat Tour

AIANY Architecture Tour and 1920’s Yacht Cruise Boat Ride Around LOWER Manhattan Pier 62- Chelsea @ West 22nd and Hudson River Sunday, August 6th  meet at “Wichcraft Sandwiches” 5:00pm at […]

July 2017

July was named Quintilis prior to the birth of Julius Ceasar. Imagine the month of Quintiles being the 7th month of our calendar? We have a very busy Quintilis ahead […]

Bottino

Bottino Ristorante 246 10th Avenue (24th Street) Sunday, July 30th 5:45pm drinks, 6:30pm dinner $79-  Full Dinner, gl of wine, coffee/soda, tax, tip Established just slightly ahead of the West […]

Bistro Vendome Bastille Day Weekend

Bistro Vendôme- Bastille Day (weekend) 405 East 58th Street (off 1st Ave) Sunday, July 16th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $72- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip The New York […]

Limani

Limani 5 Rockefeller Plaza (51st between 5th and 6th) Saturday, July 8th 7:15pm optional drinks, 8:00pm dinner $88- 3-course dinner, glass of wine, tax and tip. Zagat rated 4.4 they […]

Virginia’s Brunch

Virginia’s Brunch- Per Se Alumni 647 East 11th (Between Ave B and C) Saturday, July 15th 12:00pm optional drinks, 12:30pm brunch $59- 3-course brunch, glass of wine/bloody Mary, t/t. When […]

Docks Seafood Grill

Docks Seafood Grill- July 4th July 4th 633 3rd Avenue (@40th street corner) Tuesday, July 4th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $71- 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, tax […]

NY Yankee Steakhouse

NY Yankees Steakhouse 7 West 51st Street (5th and 6th) Saturday, July 22nd 6:30pm optional drinks, 7:30pm dinner $89 3-course dinner, gl of wine, coffee/soda t/t Don’t let the Yankee […]

June 2017

June is one of the nicest months of the year. The weather is predictable (always good), the spring dresses come out (always great), the beach is on the agenda (always […]

May 2017

As I write the newsletter for May every year, I always feel it is time to pay respects to Art Fischer who technically founded our group exactly 35 years ago. […]

La Contrada

 La Contrada- Italian American Cuisine  67 2nd Avenue (4th Street)  Sunday, June 25th 5:15pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner  $73 3-course dinner, gl of wine, tax/tip NOTE: If you are […]

Chou Chou

CHOUCHOU Moroccan- 5 Stars Yelp 215 East 4th Street   (Avenue A and B) Sunday, June 18th 5:15 pm Meet @ Nobody is Perfect AT THE BAR 235 East 4th St, […]

Museum Of Food and Drink and Asian Lunch

Museum of Food and Drink Chow: Making the Chinese   American Restaurant Lunch at Wild Ginger Vegan Pan Asian Then head to Williamsburg Smorgasburg Meet @Citbank in Union Square with MetroCard […]

China Town Little Italy Food Tour

China Town and Little Italy Food Tour 195 Grand Street- Ferrara Bakery & Cafe Thursday, June 15th 10:30am- 1:30pm $55 Walking history tour and food tour Experience Chinatown and Little […]

Manhattan Arts Center and Lunch

  Paname lunch  w/Art and Antiques Center Tour 1050 2nd Ave @ the Art Center (Paname is @ 1068 2nd Ave) Sunday, June 11th 12:00 for tour of Art Center then […]

Sunset Sail

Sunset Sail on the Schooner Adirondack Chelsea Pier @ 22nd (Meet at Wich Craft sandwich) July, 16th 6:30pm sailing for 2-hours $71 includes drinks and sailing Sunset Sail on the […]

Little Italy Tour

Bronx’s Little Italy and Arthur Avenue Tour Meet by Grand Central (Park Ave @ 42nd st)    Wednesday, May 10th @ 11am – 2pm Walking tour plus plenty of food $36 […]

Portland and Seattle

PORTLAND AND SEATTLE May 24th to May 31st ($4350, 7 nights, airfare, tours, taxes, 4-star hotel and included meals) (Deduct $450 if flying on own and $450 pp if sharing […]

Gramercy Farmer and Fish

Gramercy Farmer and The Fish 245 Park Avenue South, between 19th / 20th Sunday, April 30th 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $82 3-course dinner, gl of wine, coffee, […]

Preservation Hall Jazz Band- Cancelled

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th (9th/10th next to Western Beef) Tuesday, April 25th Meet at HBR 7:30pm, 8pm SHOWTIME $72 Show, 1 Entrée, coffee/soda, tax […]

DeGrezia

DeGrezia 231 East 50th Street, between 2nd/3rd June, 3rd 7:15pm optional drinks, 8pm dinner $81 3-course Dinner, gl of wine, tax/tip A top-rated regional Italian old timer since 1987, Zagat 24 […]

Cafe Centro Passover

Café Centro- Passover 2nd night. 200 Park Avenue @45th Street (Metlife) Tuesday, April 11th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $84 3- course French, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip What […]

Docks Seafood Brunch

Docks- Boozy Brunch and Jazz Band Sunday, April 2nd 633 3rd Avenue @ 40th Street 11:30 meet at the bar, 12:15-2:15pm seating $49-Entrée, Unlimited Coffee, Juice, tax & tip Unlimited […]

April 2017

April was the second month in the early Roman calendar and it became the fourth when the Romans started using January as the first month. The Romans called the month […]

March 2017

Recently, I took a seminar teaching valuable lessons on living an extraordinary life. It was a full weekend of inciteful knowledge about our existence and the purpose of our life. […]

SOLD OUT- Philharmonia Orchestra of New York

Symphonic Storyboards Philharmonia Orchestra of New York Lincoln Center- Rose Theatre Meet at Atlantic Grill @ 49 West 64th Street Wednesday, March 22nd 6pm-7pm optional drinks Atlantic Grill. 7:30 show […]

Machiavelli Opera Night

Machiavelli- Opera Night Sunday, March 26th 519 Columbus Avenue @85th Street 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $79 3-course w/glass of wine, coffee, tax, tip Voted by Zagat as one of […]

Pardon My French

Pardon My French 103 Avenue B  (6th and 7th street) Sunday, March 19th 5:30 optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $73 3- course, glass of wine, tax and tip   One of […]

Peking Duck House

Peking Duck House 236 East 53rd St (2nd /3rd ) Wednesday, April 5thth 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $72- meal, tea, soda, NO wine tax and tip We missed […]

Jubilee French

Jubilee 948 First Avenue (52nd and 53rd) Sunday, March 12th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $89 3- course French, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip Zagat says; a “clientele of […]

Cuba Restaurant

Cuba Restaurant and Rum Bar 222 Thompson Street (Bleecker and West 3rd) 2 blocks south of Washington Square Park Sunday, February 26th 5:30 pm optional drinks; 6:15 pm dinner $75 […]

Blue Note Mardi Gras Brunch

The Blue Note Brunch “New Orleans Mardi Gras brunch featuring Joey Morant and Catfish Stew.” 131 West 3rd (off 6th Avenue @ West 4th Subway) Sunday, February 26th  Please RSVP by […]

Gallo Nero 3

Gallo Nero III- Cipriani Sous Chef One  7th Avenue South (2-blocks North of West Houston) Sunday, February 19th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $69- 3-course, glass of wine, tax […]

Chez Josephine

Chez Josephine- Jazz Swing Trio 414 West 42nd St (Btw 9th and 10th Ave) Monday, February 6th 5:30 optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $76 3- course, glass wine, coffee, tax and […]

Pig Heaven

Pig Heaven- The Year of The Rooster     1420 3rd Ave (80th/81st) Note: they recently moved Wednesday, February 15th     5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner     $72 Chinese meal, tax […]

February 2017

The New Year’s Eve has come and gone and I am thrilled to announce that the trip we planned for Cuba was a great success. Everything was so great about […]

January 2017

My wife says I start every newsletter off talking about the weather, or how fast time flies and I should try something different this time. Although, I do remember last […]

Virginia’s

Virginia’s- Per Se Alumni 647 East 11th (Between Ave B and C) Wednesday, January 18th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $69- 3-course, glass of wine, tax and tip When it […]

Zebu Grill

Zebu Grill-Causal Authentic Brazilian 305 East 92nd Street  Saturday, January 28th 6:45 pm optional drinks; 7:30pm dinner $69 3-course meal, glass of wine, tax & tip When Tania Santana and […]

La Villetta

La Villetta 398 East 52nd (1st and York) Sunday, January 15th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30pm Dinner $75- 3-course dinner, wine, coffee, t & t  La Villetta, “cottage” in Italian, is […]

Camaje

Camaje- French-American 85 MacDougal Street (Houston/Bleecker)  (1 block west of 6th avenue, 2 blocks south of West 3rd and the ABCDEFM train) Sunday, January 8th 5:00pm optional drinks, 5:45pm dinner […]

New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS- 1 spot left full itinerary Feb 9-13th  $2325 Single Occupancy (no airfare) (due to the increase in airfare, this price does not include airfare) Hotel at the 4-star […]

Marseille

Marseille 630 9th Avenue (Corner 44th Street) Sunday, December 18th RSVP early 5:15pm optional drinks, 6:15pm Dinner $84- 3-course dinner, gl wine, coffee, t&t We have celebrated our last 2 […]

Christmas-obica

This is changed due to our group size growing too large for Arte. We have eaten at Obica for the past 2 years with over 40+ people each time, their […]

Via Brasil

Via Brasil- Top Brazilian with live music 34 West 46th (5th and 6th Avenue) Saturday, December 10th 7:00pm optional drinks, 7:45 pm dinner $72 3- courses, gl wine, coffee, soda, […]

Postponed- Roni Sue’s Chocolate and Cheese Pairing Class

Postponed- Roni- Sue’s Chocolate and Cheese Pairing w/Saxelby Cheesemongers 148 Forsyth Street (2 blocks South of Houston between 1st /2nd) 2.5 blocks from JZFBD, M21, M15,M103,B39, Friday, December 2nd 6:30-8:00pm […]

Zio Ristorante

Zio Ristorante 17 West 19th Street (5th and 6th Avenue) Saturday, December 3rd 6:45 optional drinks, 7:45pm Dinner $78- hors d’oeuvres, dinner, gl wine,coffee/soda, tax & tip This is one […]

December 2016

I like writing the December newsletter because it gives me time to reflect on this year’s past events, dinners and trips. I can see what worked and what didn’t, what […]

Le Colonial

Le Colonial- A Haute French Indochinese Feast 149 E 57th St (Lexington and 3rd) Sunday, November 27th 5:30 optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $72 3-course, glass of wine, tax and tip […]

I’ Trulli Ristorante

I’ Trulli Ristorante 122 East 27th (Park and Lexington) Sunday, November 20th 5:30 optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $77 3-course, gl of wine, tax and tip. We came here less than […]

Tout Va Bien

Tout Va Bien- “Beaujolais Nouveau Day” 311 West 51st (8th and 9th avenue) Thursday, November 17th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $76 3-course meal, unlimited Beaujolais wine, t/t This 1948 […]

Le Perigord

Le Périgord 405 East 52nd (Between FDR & 1st Avenue) Sunday, November 13th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $88 3- courses, hors dourves, wine, coffee, tax & tip Crowned the […]

Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival- SALE

Brooklyn Wine & Artisanal Food Festival Saturday, November 12th 2:3pm-5pm 34 35th Street Brooklyn (Industry City #4) Meet in Union Square 14th /Broadway (Citibank) 1:40pm. The N,R train takes us […]

Sip Sak

Sip Sak- Rescheduled to January 22 928 2nd Ave (Between 49th and 50th) Sunday, January 22nd 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $70- 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, tax and […]

November 2016

November reminds me of the scene in ‘The Titanic’ when the crewmate says “Iceberg right ahead.” It just seems to be the month where we crash into something very cold […]

Broadway Classics- Highline Ballroom

Highline Ballroom- 12-piece band Broadway Classics Jazz & Blues Brunch 431 W 16th St (9th Ave / 10th Ave) Sunday, November 6th 11:30 am brunch, music 12:30-2pm $62- Brunch Entrée, […]

October 2016

October is my favorite month, not only because it is my birthday month (and Juliane’s- I need to throw that in), but it is often the best time to get […]

Cafe Centro- Halloween

Café Centro- Halloween 200 Park Avenue @45th Street (Metlife) Tuesday, October 31st 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $83 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, t&t. It is Halloween night […]

Villa Berulia

Villa Berulia Restaurant- 25 Zagat 107 E 34th St (Park and Lex) Sunday, October 23rd 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30pm dinner $82- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, tax and tip Since 1981, […]

Shun Lee Palace

Shun Lee Palace 155 East 55th (Lex and 3rd) Wednesday, October 19th 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $74 dinner, tea, tax & tip (no wine). Shun Lee is […]

Highline Ballroom Flamenco Brunch

Sold OUt Highline Ballroom Brazilian Flamenco Brunch 431 W 16th St (9th Ave / 10th Ave) Sunday, October 16th 11:30 am brunch, music 1230-2pm $59- Brunch Entrée, coffee, show, tax […]

Sutton Inn

Sutton Inn- 347 E 54th Street (1st and 2nd Avenue) Saturday, October 8th 6:00pm optional drinks, 7:00 pm dinner $82- 3-course, gl of wine, tax and tip Highly recommended by […]

Roni Sue Chocolate

Roni- Sue’s Chocolate Making Class 148 Forsyth Street (2 blocks South of Houston between 1st /2nd) 2.5 blocks from JZFBD, M21, M15,M103,B39, Wednesday, October 5th 6:30-8:30pm $75- Truffle Making Workshop […]

INTER-BOROUGH WALKING TOUR

Inter Borough Walking Tour Grand Central to LIC to Wall Street Saturday, October 1st @ 10:15am (starts 10:30am) Meet Ben @ Northwest corner of Park and 40th 3.5 hour history […]

September 2016

The long days of summer are almost over and we are now seriously looking into our plans for New Year’s week as the final months of 2016 will soon be […]

Le Grand Triage

Le Grand Triage- Wine and Cheese Event 1657 First Avenue (86th/87th) Friday, September 23rd- RSVP EARLY PLEASE 7:30 SHARP- 917-475-1212 (store number) $55- wine and cheese pairing Wine and cheese […]

Stella 34

Stella 34- Patina Group 151 W 35th 6th floor of Macy’s (elevator 35th) Saturday, September 17th 7:00pm optional drinks, 8:00pm dinner $83- 3-course, glass of wine, coffee/soda,t&t Zagat (22) says, […]

Bistro Vendome

Bistro Vendôme 405 East 58th Street (East of 1st Ave) Wednesday, September 14th 5:30pm optional drinks; 6:15pm dinner $69- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip The New York Times says, […]

Sarabeths

Sarabeth’s Park Avenue South Location 381 Park Avenue South @ 28th Saturday, September 10th 6:45pm optional drinks, 7:45pm dinner $67- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, soda, tax, tip We have dined […]

Obica

Obicà- 24-Zagat, 4-Star Yelp 928 Broadway @21st Street across from The Flatiron Sunday, September 4th 5:45pm optional drinks; 6:45pm dinner $71- 4-courses, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip Obicà, 24-Zagat, combines […]

Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa

MONTREAL, QUEBEC CITY, OTTAWA August 25-30th (Not Labor Day) $2950 -$300 flying without the group -$250 sharing a room Montréal is the most eclectic city in Canada and the world’s […]

Cuba

CUBA- NEW YEAR’S EVE 2017 December 27-January 3rd [contact-form-7 id=”1015″ title=”Pay by Check RSVP”]

August 2016

The heart of the summer is here and we have been moving right along with weekly events that just keep getting hotter. Over 50 joined us for dinner for July […]

City Winery Brunch and Music

City Winery- brunch and live music 155 Varick Street (This is 7th Ave a few blocks South of Houston) Sunday, August 21st 10:30 brunch- show from 11-1:30 $67- Includes: show, […]

Kallari Taverna

Kellari Taverna 19 West 44th (5th and 6th Street) Saturday, August 20th 7:00 pm optional drinks, 8:00 pm dinner $76 Greek Feast, glass of wine, tax / tip Zagat says, […]

Williamsburg Food Tour- Note Time Change

Williamsburg Food Walking Tour Meet in Union Square at 14th and Broadway (Citibank) Or in Brooklyn at the Bedford L stop. Saturday, August 13th  (meet at 1:30) Tour 2pm-4:30pm+  5 […]

Ipanema

Ipanema 43 West 46th (5th and 6th Street) Sunday, August 14th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $73 3-course Brazilian, glass of wine, tax and tip Considered by many […]

Gradisca

Gradisca 126 West 13th (6th / 7th) Sunday, August 7th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $81 Family Style Italian, gl of wine, coffee/tea t&t. PLEASE RSVP by August […]

Victor’s Cafe

Victor’s Café- Evolution of Cuban Cuisine 236 West 52nd Street (7th and 8th) Sunday, July 24th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $82 3-course, Gl of wine/ mojito, coffee, […]

Architect Boat Tour-date change

Boat Ride Around Manhattan Official NYC Architecture Tour and Yacht Cruise Pier 62- Chelsea @ West 22nd and Hudson River Saturday, July 30th 1:30 at the pier (launch @ 1:45pm) $78- […]

Saju Bistro- Bastille Day

Saju Bistro- Bastille Day 120 West 44th (btw 6th/7th) Thursday, July 14th 5:30pm Optional Drinks, 6:15m Dinner $79 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee, tax and tip Every time a […]

State Grill – Inside Empire State Building

State Grill – Inside Empire State Building Enter on the north side of 33rd Street between 5th/Broadway  Saturday, July 9th 6:00 Optional drinks; 7:00 Dinner $85 Includes 3-course meal, gl […]

Docks Seafood Grill

Docks Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill 633 3rd Avenue (@40th street corner) Monday, July 4th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner (Fireworks show 3 Avenues away starting at 9:20) […]

Pretto Caffe and Cucina

Pretto Caffe & Cucina 417 Amsterdam Ave @80th Street Sunday, July 17th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $74- 3-course, gl wine OR coffee, tax / tip It is […]

July 2016

It is finally July, the time of year when the days are longer and the sun seams to always shine. This month we enjoy fireworks, outdoor barbeques, trips to the […]

June 2016

69 West 9th Street #6A New York, NY 10011 NEWSLETTER 646-825-0268- Aaron June 2016 aaron@thesinglegourmet.net As many of you know by now, our Founder Art Fischer passed away peaceful as […]

Amata

Amata- Cucina Italiana 209 East 56th (Between 2nd and 3rd) Sunday, June 26th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $82 Italian meal, glass wine, tax & tip Taking over […]

Highline Ballroom Brunch- Girl From Ipanema

The Girl From Ipanema- The Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th (9th and 10th Avenue) Sunday, June 19th Fathers Day 11:45 Brunch- 12:30pm show $65- Show, Entrée, Coffee/Soda,Tax/Tip In 1962, Antonio […]

Naples45

Naples 45 200 Park Ave (@45th Inside MetLife Building) Friday, June 17th 5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $74- Italian meal, glass wine, coffee, tax & tip Back in […]

Pampano

Pampano- Richard Sandoval 209 East 49th (2nd and 3rd ave) Saturday, June 11th 7:00 pm optional drinks, 7:45 pm dinner $79  3 course, 1 gl wine/beer/margarita, sangria. coffee, tax & […]

Arthur Avenue Walking Tour

Bronx’s Little Italy and Arthur Avenue Tour Meet by Grand Central (Park Ave @ 42nd street) Wednesday, June 8th @ 11am – 2pm  $39 (plus metro north transportation) The Bronx […]

Lips Drag Show Brunch

Lips Drag Queen Show Palace and Restaurant 227 East 56th (2nd and 3rd) Sunday, June 5th – “Broadway Show Brunch” 2 hour- Unlimited Mimosa’s and Bloody Mary’s 12-2pm please arrive […]

Shun Lee West

Shun Lee West – 35th Anniversary 43West 65th Street (CPW and Columbus) Wednesday, May 17th 6:15pm optional drinks, 7:00pm dinner $72 Anniversary feast, tea (no wine), tax & tip 35 years […]

Vice Versa-SOLD OUT

Vice Versa 325 West 51st (8th and 9th avenue) Saturday, May 21st 7pm drinks, 8pm dinner $77 3-course, glass of wine, coffee, tax and tip The Godfather of scrumptious Italian […]

Bottino

Bottino 246 10th Avenue (24th Street) Wednesday, May 25th 5:45pm drinks, 6:45pm dinner $78-  Full Dinner, glass of wine, coffee, tax and tip Established just slightly ahead of the West […]

Swing 46

Swing 46 349 West 46th Street (Between 8th and 9th) Sunday, May 15th 6:00 pm optional drinks, 7pm Dinner $79  3-course meal, gl of wine, music charge, dance lessons Big […]

Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour

Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour 5-Star Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor Saturday May 7th 10:30am-1:30pm (meet at 10:15am) Meet in front of 200 Fifth Avenue (@23rd/24th) $50  Includes 6 […]

“Over The Rainbow”- Musical Tribute

“Over The Rainbow” The Tribute to Judy Garland, Bette Midler & Liza Minnelli The Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th (Between 9th and 10th Avenue) Sunday April 24th, 11:30 brunch; 12:30 […]

May 2016

In April 1982, Art Fischer invited a few single friends and acquaintances to a dinner group he created, those friends invited their friends, and when the NY Times got wind […]

April 2016

Normally, I like to start off the newsletter with a bit of humor or history about the current month or make a comment about the weather, but we have a […]

Paname

Paname 1068 2nd Avenue (56th and 57th) Sunday, May 21st 5:45pm optional drinks; 6:30pm Dinner  $76 3-course French, gl of wine, coffee, tax & tip       Paname 1068 2nd Avenue (56th […]

Chop Shop II-please note correct address is 24th street

Chop Shop II 41 West 24st (between 5th and 6th) next to Raymi Sunday, April 17th 5:15pm optional drinks 6 pm diner $62- 10 Item Asian fusion family style (no […]

Bushwick Art Tour

Bushwick Street Art Tour Includes a look inside 2 Artist Studio’s Saturday, April 16th 11:20am meet together at Union Square (L train to Jefferson stop- 15 minutes) 12pm if meeting us […]

Nino’s Tuscany

Nino’s Tuscany Steakhouse 117 W 58th  (6th and 7th Avenue) Thursday, April 14th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:45pm dinner Famous 100-year old piano player- Irving Fields $76- 4-course dinner, gl wine, […]

Opia

 Opia  130 East 57th (btw Lexington & 3rd) Saturday, April 9th    Live 3-piece jazz 8:00 – 11:30 6:45pm optional drinks, 7:45 pm dinner $75  3-course dinner, gl wine, coffee, tax/tip […]

I’ Trulli Ristorante

 I’ Trulli Ristorante 122 East 27th (Park and Lexington) Sunday, April 3rd 5:45 optional drinks, 6:45 dinner $77 3-course, gl of wine, tax and tip. Opened by restaurateur Nicola Marzovilla […]

March 2016

March is named for Mars, the Roman god of war who was also regarded, albeit ironically, as a guardian of agriculture. His month Martius was the beginning of the season […]

Edith Piaf Show @ The Highline Ballroom

Edith Piaf Show @ Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th (9th and 10th Avenue) Sunday, March 27th (NOTE: THIS IS EASTER!) 11:30am brunch- Entrée and Coffee only (no alcohol) 12:30-2pm Edith […]

Tribeca Art Factory- Note the new time

Tribeca Art Factory “Friday Night Live Art” Friday, April 1st (RSVP by March 28th) 55 Murray Street (W. Broadway and Church) 8pm – midnight (come and leave when you want) […]

Paul & Jimmy’s

Paul & Jimmy’s 123 East 18th (btw Park Ave South & 3rd) Sunday, March 6th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $71 Includes 3-course dinner, gl wine tax/tip For 66 […]

West Side Steak House

West Side Steakhouse 597 10th Avenue (44th and 43rd) Sunday, March 20th 5:15 optional drinks, 6:00pm dinner $82 4-course dinner, glass of wine, coffee t &t This unpretentious steakhouse in […]

The Friars Club

THE FRIARS CLUB BRUNCH 57 East 55th Street (Park and Madison) Saturday, March 12th- 12:00pm seating, 12:30 brunch $73 Includes Buffet Brunch, 1 mimosa/bloody Mary, tax / tip At least […]

Sold Out Bocuse- Culinary Institute of America

Culinary Institute of America The Bocuse Restaurant- Special Event 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538 A Tribute to Paris- with silent auction Thursday April 21st- Limited Space, restaurant will […]

American Bounty- Culinary Institute of America

Culinary Institute of America American Bounty Restaurant (then wine tasting) 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538 Wednesday, March 2nd- 12pm lunch $72 If meeting us there (@12pm) $99 taking […]

Nashville and Memphis

Spend 5 nights in Nashville with 1 full day-trip to Memphis: Thursday May 26th to Tuesday May 31stt– $3375. Includes airfare, 5 nights’ accommodation at either the Loews Vanderbilt or […]

February 2016

New Years has come and gone and now we are entering the first lap of 2016. This month we spend the first Sunday watching the Super Bowl and the next […]

Maison Hugo

Maison Hugo 132 East 61st Street (Park and Lexington) Sunday, February 28th 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:45pm Dinner $86- 3-course dinner, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip Maison Hugo opened in […]

Alta

Alta- 25 Rated Zagat 64 West 10th Street (5th and 6th Ave, closer to 6th) Sunday, February 21st 5:30 pm optional drinks 6:15 Dinner $72-Muli-course shared tapas, gl of wine, […]

Nino’s

Nino’s 1354 1st Avenue (Between 72nd and 73rd) Thursday, February 18th 5:45 optional drinks, 6:45 dinner Live piano music and singing at 8pm $76  3- course, glass wine, coffee, tax […]

Peking Duck House- Chinese New Year

Peking Duck House- Chinese New Year!!! 236 East 53rd St (2nd /3rd) Thursday, February 11th 6:00pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $71  Chinese banquet, tea/soda, t&t, NO WINE Peking Duck House […]

Find Your Valentine at Docks for Brunch

“Find Your Valentine” Singles Seminar at Dock’s for Brunch For Men and Women, Saturday, February 13th 633 3rd Avenue @ 40th Street “Smart Successful Singles, 30’s and 40’s” 10-00- 1:00- […]

January 2016

Recently I’ve heard an appropriate quote for this time of year, “The days are long, but the years are short.” It seems no truer a statement as I sit and […]

NYC Winter Wine Festival

NYC Winter Wine Festival PlayStation Theater (former Best Buy Theater) 1515 Broadway at W. 44th St  at 3pm Saturday, February 6th 3pm-6pm Session Meet me at 2:45pm at Junior’s Cheesecake […]

Cellini

Cellini 65 East 54th (Madison and Park) Saturday, January 30th 6:45pm optional drinks, 7:45pm Dinner $75- 4-course dinner, gl wine, coffee, tax and tip An old favorite of the group […]

Chez Jospephine

Chez Josephine 414 West 42nd St (Btw 9th and 10th Ave) Sunday, Jan 24th  (limited to 30 members) 5:30 optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $78  3- course, glass wine, coffee, tax […]

Eolo- Sicilian Kitchen

Eolo- Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen 190 7th Avenue (@21st Street) Sunday, January 17th 5:00 optional drinks, 6:00 dinner $77  3- course, gl wine, tax /tip       Award winning chef/owner Melissa Muller Daka, […]

Docks Seafood Grill- Brunch

  Docks- Boozy Brunch and Jazz Band Sunday, January 10th 633 3rd Avenue @ 40th Street 11:30 meet at the bar, 12:15-2:15pm seating $50-Entrée, Unlimited Coffee, Juice, tax & tip […]

December 2015

The holiday season is soon upon us and there is no avoiding the Christmas decorations that have replaced the pumpkins. December brings holiday parties, snow storms, Santa Claus, menorahs, jazz […]

sold out Sarabeth’s New Year’s Eve

Sarabeth’s- NEW YEAR’S EVE 40 Central Park South (5th/6th) Thursday December, 31st 8:30 optional drinks 9:30 pm dinner Live jazz band till 12:30am Midnight bubbly toast Party favors $115 RSVP […]

Marseille- Christmas Dinner- Sold Out!

Contact me to see if space opened up. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AS I PAY A CONTRACT FOR ALL RSVP’s 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE. Marseille- Christmas Dinner 630 9th Avenue […]

Gente

Gente Ristorante- Chanukah Saturday, December 12th 7pm optional drinks, 8pm dinner 153 East 45th (Lexington and 3rd) $84- 4- courses/ wine pairings, coffee/espresso/ cappuccino, tax and tip. Join us during […]

He Dates, She Dates, Singles Mixer

 “A Different Kind of Singles Mixer” The Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street Wednesday, December 9th, 6:30 – 8:30pm Please arrive on time $25 + Two drink minimum at the […]

Please contact me before purchase, limited space- Ginny’s Supper Club

Ginny’s Supper Club @ The Red Rooster Gospel Brunch w/Live Music Sunday, December 6th 310 Lenox Avenue (125th and 126th) The 2,3 to 125th & Lenox stop is steps away. […]

November 2015

The final lap of 2015 is here. It’s time to secure your New Year’s Eve plans with The Single Gourmet, so join us for our trip to Spain. A great […]

San Martin

San Martin- Thanksgiving 143 East 48th Street (Lexington and 3rd) Thursday, November 26th 5pm drinks, 5:30 dinner. $76 Turkey dinner, unlimited wine, tax and tip.           Thanksgiving is a day of […]

Montebello Ristorante

Montebello Ristorante 120 East 56th (Park and Lexington) Saturday November 21st 6:45pm optional drinks, 7:45 dinner $84 3-course Italian meal, gl wine, coffee/tea, t&t. According to Zagat, one of the “best-kept […]

Tout Va Bien

Tout Va Bien- “Beaujolais Nouveau Day” 311 West 51st (8th and 9th avenue) Thursday, November 19st 5:45pm optional drinks, 6:30 dinner $71 3-course meal, unlimited wine, coffee/tea, tax & tip. […]

Brooklyn Wine Event

Brooklyn Wine & Artisanal Food Festival Saturday, November 14th   3pm-6pm session 34 35th Street Brooklyn (Industry City Bldg 4) Meet in Union Square at 14th and Broadway (Citibank) 2pm. The […]

Machiavelli

Machiavelli Sunday, November 8th 519 Columbus Avenue @85th Street 5:00pm optional drinks, 6:00pm dinner Live piano player @ 7pm. $77   3-course w/glass of wine, coffee, tax, tip  Voted by Zagat […]

October 2015

The best part of October besides my birthday, Halloween and half price candy (though this is usually in November) is the perfectly mild weather. There really isn’t a day we […]

Cafe Centro

Café Centro- Halloween  200 Park Avenue @45th Street (Metlife) Saturday, October 31st 6:00 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $83 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, t&t.  It is Halloween night […]

Georgio’s of Gramercy

Georgio’s of Gramercy  27 East 21st (Broadway and PAS) Sunday, October 25th 5:15 pm optional drinks, 6:15-8pm dinner $79 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, t&t. One of the higher rated […]

Cooking Class @ Crave It

Crave it- Cooking class with wine tasting.  545 6th Avenue (between 14th & 15th street) Wednesday, October 14th 6pm- 8pm $70 3-course cooking class, wine tasting. No Refunds.   Join […]

La Boite En Bois

La Boite En Bois- 75 West 68th Street Meet at Atlantic Grill for drinks at 5:30-6:15, or meet at the restaurant at 6:30pm. Drinks Atlantic Grill- 49 West 64th (@Broadway) […]

Shun Lee Palace

Shun Lee Palace  155 East 55th (Lexington and 3rd) Wednesday, October 7th 5:30pm optional drinks,6:15 pm dinner $73  Includes meal below, tea tax & tip (no wine).     Our […]

Yerba Buena Perry

Yerba Buena Perry- Cocina Latina 1 Perry Street @ Greenwich Avenue (off 7th Ave) Sunday, November 29th 5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner $77  3-course, glass of wine, tax […]

Vino-Versity- French Wine and French Cheese Pairing

Vino-Versity- “French Wine and French Cheese Pairing” Friday, October 2nd 1657 1st Avenue 86th/87th 7:00 pm – 9pm arrive 6:45 for seating $47- Limited space RSVP asap non refundable- NON […]

Madrid and Spain New Years

Madrid & Barcelona- Dec 26th –Jan 5th The Trip is 1 day longer then Italy- Single Occupancy- $6095 25% due 9/15 $5570 double occupancy $1000 discount if flying on your […]

September 2015

By the time we attend the first event in this newsletter, some of us will already have been back from our trip to Austin & San Antonio. A trip that […]

Williamsburg Food Tour

Williamsburg History and Food Walking Tour Same tour group and guide as our Flatiron tour Sunday, September 20th 10:30am-1:30pm Front of L train @ Bedford Avenue @10:15 Meet me in […]

Beatles Brunch BB-Kings

BB-Kings Beatles Brunch and 2-hour amazing concert 237 West 42nd @ 7th/8th Saturday, September 19th (RSVP by Sept 16th) 11:00am- 2pm arrive @11am sharp $53- Includes Concert, Buffet Brunch, tax […]

La Fonda Del Sol

La Fonda Del Sol (come out for some Barcelona info) 200 Park Avenue @45th Wednesday, September 16th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $88- 3-course, glass of wine/sangria, coffee, t […]

Brasserie 81/2

Brasserie 8 ½ 9 West 57th (off 5th Ave) Saturday, September 12th 7 pm optional drinks, 7:45 pm dinner $87- 3-course meal, gl of wine, coffee/tea t&t. Zagat rated 22 […]

August 2015

There is a lot to digest in this newsletter so I will jump right into the events. Our July was a wild one as we sold out two events, had […]

Obica (sold out)

Obicà- 24 Zagat 928 Broadway @21st Street across from Flatiron Bldg Sunday, August 30th (limited to 34 members) 5:45 optional drinks; 6:45 dinner $70- 4-courses, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip […]

Brasserie 8 1/2

Brasserie 8 1/2 100 East 53rd (Lexington and Park) Saturday, August 22nd 7:00 pm optional drinks, 8:00 pm dinner $87 3-course meal, glass wine, coffee, tax & tip  The Patina […]

Vino-Versity – Wine, Cheese, Fruit and Jam (sold out)

Vino-Versity- “Wine, Cheese, Fruit and Jam” Friday, August 21st 1657 1st Avenue 86th/87th 7:00 pm – 9pm arrive 6:45 for seating $47- Limited space RSVP asap non refundable Become the […]

Food Karma Project- Pig and Whiskey

Food Karma Project- “Pig and Whiskey” North Brooklyn Farms- in Williamsburg 320 Kent Avenue- Brooklyn   Domino Sugar Factory Thursday, August 13th 7pm – 10 pm-   Live Music- Folk and Blue […]

Akbar Palace

Akbar Palace-Authentic Cuisine of India 47 West 55 (5th and 6th Street) Saturday, August 15th 6:45 pm optional drinks, 7:45 pm dinner $52 Indian feast, glass of wine, coffee, tax […]

Hummus 21

Hummus 21- Mediterranean 1055 First Avenue (57th and 58th Street) Saturday, August 1st 6:45 pm optional drinks, 7:30 pm dinner $62- Mediterranean meal, gl of wine, coffee/tea t&t.           […]

Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour

Sold out in July, this is back by popular demand. Limited space available. 1 space left contact me Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour 5-Star Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor […]

Kitchen- David Burke

David Burke Kitchen 23 Grand Street (James Hotel)  1 block from A,C,E,1,2 at canal street subways Sunday, June 14th 6:00 pm optional drinks, 6:45 pm dinner $86- 3-course meal, gl […]

July 2015

July, the real heart of the summer, when the days are long and the air conditioning bill puts a frightening scare in all of us.  The freezing winter is but […]

Knickerbocker Grill

Knickerbocker Grill 33 University Place (corner 9th street) Sunday, July 26th 5:45 optional drinks; 6:45 dinner $75- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip Sine 1977 this village staple has been […]

Sold out! Hornblower Jazz Brunch Cruise

Unlimited mimosas sold out! Hornblower Yacht Champagne Jazz Brunch Pier 40 (West Side Highway @ Christopher St.) Sunday, July 19th 11:30am-2:30pm Multiple live jazz bands, Unlimited brunch buffet $69 No Mimosas $80 […]

Sold OUT Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour

Sold out- call for waitlist Flatiron History and Food Walking Tour 5-Star Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor Saturday, July 18th 10:30am-1:30pm (meet at 10:15am) Meet in front of 200 Fifth […]

Bistro Vendome

Bistro Vendôme 405 East 58th Street (off 1st ave) Wednesday , July 15th 5:30pm optional drinks; 6:30pm dinner $69- 3-course, glass wine, coffee, tax, tip This restaurant has been on […]

Da Noi Italian Restaurant

Da Noi 214 East 49th Street (between 2nd/3rd– across from Pampano) Saturday, May 12th 7pm optional drinks, 7:45pm dinner $79 4-course, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip Zagat rated 4.2 […]

Docks Seafood Grill

Docks Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill 633 3rd Avenue (@40th street corner) Saturday, July 4th 6:30 pm optional drinks, 7:15 pm dinner (Fireworks show 3 Avenues away starting at 9:20) […]

North Fork Wine And Food Festival

NORTH FORK WINE & ARTISANAL FOOD FESTIVAL Jamesport Vineyards w/Jazz Concert Saturday, June 27, 2015 – early session (2 PM at the winery) Bus Leaves NYC 11 AM sharp returns […]

RAYMI

Raymi- Richard Sandoval 43 West 24th (off 6th Avenue) Sunday, June 28th 6:00 optional drinks; 6:45 dinner 3-course, glass wine or pisco drink, coffee, tax, tip “Richard Sandoval does Peruvian,” […]

June 2015

It seems every year around this month we start to think how time flies. Wasn’t it just last week that some of us were dancing away the night at Rossini’s […]

Fabio Piccolo Fiore

Fabio Piccolo Fiore 230 East 44th Street @2nd/3rd Saturday, June 20th 7:00pm Optional Pre-dinner drinks, 7:45 Dinner $85- 4 course Dinner, Glass of Wine. Coffee, tax & tip Rated 23 […]

Philip Marie- 4 courses

Philip Marie 569 Hudson Street Satuday May 23rd  7:00pm optional drink, 8:00pm dinner $79 Includes 4-course meal, gl wine,coffee t&t The first repeat of a new restaurant from last year, and […]

Blue Note Brunch – SOLD OUT

The Blue Note: Jazz – Steven Feifke Septet 131 W 3rd (off 6th Ave @ W 4th subway) Sunday, May 17th Please try to RSVP by May 12th 1:30 Brunch […]

Sarabeth’s

Sarabeth’s 40 Central Park South Satuday May 30th 7:00pm optional drink, 8:00pm dinner $65 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, tax & tip                     […]

Shun Lee West

Shun Lee West – 33rd Anniversary 43 W 65th St (between CPW and Columbus Ave) Wednesday, May 13th 6:15 PM optional drinks, 7:00 PM dinner $72 Anniversary feast, tea (no […]

Pera Soho- Mediterranean Table

54 Thompson Street @ Broome St 5:45pm optional drink, 6:30pm dinner $72 Includes Mediteranen Feast, gl wine, coffee/tea t&t The sister restaurant of our fantastic winter dinner event, Pera Soho is a […]

Le Baratin

26 Greenwich Avenue (off 6th avenue) Sunday, April 26th 5:30pm optional drinks, 6:15pm dinner $55 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip From the family members that brought us […]

May 2015

In April 1982, Art Fischer sat down at an old typewriter and typed the first Single Gourmet newsletter. The membership price was $35 a year (for those wondering)! For over […]

Arte

21 East 9th Street (University and 5th Ave) Easter Sunday, April 5th 5:45 pm optional drinks; 6:30pm dinner $77  3-course meal, gl wine, coffee/tea, tax/tip  Our founder Art Fischer says, [...]

BBKings- All Star Blues Dinner and Music

BB Kings- Blues Club All Stars Night Featuring, “The Harlem Blues Project” Dinner and music inside Lucille’s Grill 237 West 42nd (between 7th and 8th) Tuesday, April 21st – Try [...]

Pampano- Richard Sandoval

209 East 49th Street (2nd/3rd) Saturday May 9th 7 pm optional drink, 7:45pm dinner $79 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine or sangria,coffee t&t Another Richard Sandoval masterpiece (and a partnership with Placido […]

Patsy’s

Patsy’s 236 W 56th St (B’way and 8th ave) Sunday, May 7th 5:00 pm optional drinks, 5:45 pm dinner $79 4-Course Italian meal, gl wine, tax & tip Back by […]

David Burke- Fishtail

135 East 62nd (Park & Lex) Sunday, April 19th 5:15pm optional drinks, 6:00pm dinner $88  3-course meal, gl wine, coffee, tax & tip The ever so creative and popular David […]

April 2015

As April showers bring May flowers, so they also will bring the launch of our new website (all in favor say YAY, the rest say FINALLY!). New things to look […]

Le Perigord

5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner $88 Full 3-course French meal, gl wine, coffee,tax & tip Crowned the “Most Elegant Restaurant” in NYC by the 2014 Concierge Choice Awards and [...]

Porsena

5:30 pm optional drinks, 6:15 pm dinner (They open at 5:30, please show up after that!) $72 Italian meal, gl wine, tax & tip A New York Magazine critics pick, […]

Zengo

6:45pm optional drinks; 7:30pm dinner $80 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee/tea, tax/tip Zengo translates into “give & take” and represents Chef Richard Sandoval’s signature culinary style. Perhaps you have [...]

March 2015

March is around the corner and believe it or not, so is spring. Besides March Madness, and the fun antics on Saint Patrick’s Day, we look forward to hunting for [...]

Austin & San Antonio, TX

Austin only trip Sept 4-7th- $1995 (-$300 if flying on own, -$250 if sharing a room) Austin is the nation’s fastest growing city. Conde Nast Traveler labels it the #1 […]

Saju Bistro

7:15pm Optional Drinks, 8pm Dinner $79 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, coffee, tax and tip Every time a member has asked for a Theater District dinner recommendation, this is the ONLY [...]

Peking Duck House – Chinese New Year!

6:30pm Optional drinks, 7:00 Dinner $71 Chinese Banquet meal, tea/soda, (no wine),t&t We celebrate day 2 of the week-long celebration of the 4712th Chinese year and the Year of the Sheep [...]

Pigalle

5:00 pm Optional drinks, 5:45 pm Dinner $72 3-course meal, gl wine, soda/coffee t & tip From the restaurant group that brought us Marseille on Christmas, Café D’Alsace, in November and [...]

State Grill – Inside Empire State Building

$85 Includes 3-course meal, gl wine, soda/coffee/tea t,t *Enter on the north side of 33rd Street between 5th/Broadway The Patina Restaurant Group owns 60 restaurants including favorites such as Café Cento, [...]

Gene’s Restaurant

5:45PM OPTIONAL DRINKS, 6:30PM DINNER $69 INCLUDES 3-COURSE MEAL, GL OF WINE, COFFEE Rescheduled due to the weather, please RSVP again even if we had you initially confirmed. This Old World [...]

February 2015

New Years is over and so are the holidays (the ones we get gifts for), in a flash we move onto a month with colder temperatures, the super bowl and […]

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