Review: The Ayurveda Cafe

Review: The Ayurveda Cafe

by Elena Greco

August 2017

The Ayurveda Café is my unofficial “office” on the Upper West Side of New York, where I like to meet with friends and colleagues for conversation or business;

Review: The Grand Hotel Brighton

Review: The Grand Hotel Brighton

by Elena Greco

May 2017

When I decided to attend a writer’s workshop in Brighton, England, I wanted to stay at The Grand Brighton Hotel. I’m a fan of interesting architecture and

Review: Musée D’Orsay Restaurant

Review: Musée D’Orsay Restaurant

by Elena Greco

May 2017

The food at the Musée D’Orsay Restaurant, traditional French fare, is excellent and the prices reasonable, but the real headline here is the venue. It was originally the restaurant

Review: Restaurant Perraudin

Review: Restaurant Perraudin

by Elena Greco

May 2017

On my first, all-too-brief visit to Paris, I was looking forward to some excellent French home cooking of the sort you don’t find in the restaurants tourists frequent. Unfortunately, I

Review: Hôtel de la Paix de Montparnasse

Review: Hôtel de la Paix de Montparnasse

by Elena Greco

May 2017

I stayed at the Hôtel de la Paix (Hotel of Peace!) for two nights last month and found it delightful. It’s in the 14th arrondissement,

Review: Premier Inn, Brighton, England, UK

Review: Premier Inn, Brighton, England, UK

by Elena Greco

May 2017

I attended a writers’ workshop in Brighton, England, and booked a room at the Premier Inn for a week. I’m so glad that I did. The hotel

Review: Norwegian Airlines

Review: Norwegian Airlines

by Elena Greco

May 2017

I flew Norwegian for the first time in a trip to Europe last month, from JFK to London-Gatwick and from Paris to JFK.  Although I have read some complaints

Review: “Homeland” Concert

Review:  “Homeland” Concert

by Elena Greco

“Homeland” Opera America, New York City Stefanos Koroneos, Baritone Thor Arbjornsson, Tenor Areti Giovanou, Piano

December 2, 2015 I will probably never get respect as a music reviewer.  That’s because I could never say snarky things

WOODSTOCK – To Joni with Love

WOODSTOCK – To Joni with Love

by Elena Greco

peace-love-music
Typical reading time: 3 minutes
May 23, 2015 I have always loved Joni Mitchell’s song about one of the most important events in our country in the 60s. I want to talk about the