Camp David (221 Ave B, New York, NY, 212-228-0170, CampDavidNYC.com), named after the presidential retreat, offers a dimly-lit, lounge-y destination couched in Manhattan's East Village. Co-owners David Lopez and Carmen Aleman have created a cozy little pillow in which to sip and sup, underscored by flickering candlelight and an ambient soundtrack.
Airmail Cocktail - lemon, honey, Venezuelan rum, and Prosecco
La Chupeta - Parmesan and Iberico ham fashioned into lollipops with olives and cherry tomatoes
Small plates with an assortment of cheeses
Until Next Time:
When we finally have warmer weather, discover the secret garden in the backyard!
After weathering a soul-shredding career as a theatrical agent that lasted entirely too long, Mr. Sherwood left his stable of actors from the stage and screen and went on to pursue his literary aspirations. He is currenly the senior editor for Carnsmedia, was web editor for Interior Design and the dining editor for Next magazine (nextmagazine.com) where he wrote a weekly restaurant review column which also featured Manhattan's best food and drink recipes from the finest chefs and bartenders on the island. He has written for New York magazine, Travel & Leisure and Woman’s Day, among others, and his recipe for Wicked Good Clam Chowdah from this blog was published by Andrews McMeel in Foodista’s Best of Food Blogs Cookbook.
A proud graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Sherwood also studied voice and theater abroad at Regent’s College, in London’s historic Regent’s Park, and at the Royal Academy of Music. He spent a year at Hunter College in Manhattan.
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