Sofitel, New York City

DSK: a trio of letters synonymous with scandal, sex and the Sofitel Hotel in New York City. When Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then-head of the IMF found himself embroiled in a hotel housemaid’s accusation of sexual assault earlier this year, Monsieur and I were transfixed before the television, not because of yet another (yawn) politician making the…

The Red Flame – a flaming good Big Apple diner

Red Flame Coffee Shop 67 W 44th St,   New York 10036 Btwn 5th & 6th Ave Phone: 212-869-3965 Fax: 212-869-4398 Menu link click here. To visit The Red Flame Coffee Shop in Midtown, Manhattan is to have the quintessential New York diner experience. Monsieur and I have visited this bastion of weekend brunch each time we’ve been in…