Colleen Grapes

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Simultaneous Four-City Wine Dinner Comes to NYC

    Will this be the wine dinner of the year? New York City hosts a lot of cool, inventive, and often complicated sit-down events, many of them inclusive of wine, but few are actually the brainchild of a winery that hopes to coordinate the dining equivalent of a four-ring circus from its base in Sonoma, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Housing Works' A Chef Tasting Benefit Returns

    Alex Guarnaschelli, not on her day off.​Feel good as you get fed. The second annual Housing Works A Chef Tasting benefit takes place Tuesday, March 29, hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter and The Darby. Other chefs making an appearance (and their signature dishes) will include Brad Farmerie ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Revisit: The Harrison

    ​ The Harrison under Amanda Freitag has developed into an excellent, expensive, gimmick-free restaurant. What stuck in my mind from dining at The Harrison a few years back was one thing and one thing only: the duck-fat fries. So when I returned for a revisit recently with a friend, I couldn't ... More >>