Hayley S. Morris

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I like long walks on the beach that spontenously become short drives to the nearest pizzeria. My idols are Florence Welch and my mom. And yes, my dog has an Instagram.

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Dining with Skyler
01/23/2018
A New Year in Berlin

One year after a horrifying terrorist attack, I visited this city that never stops moving forward. It was at this time last year that an Isis influenced terrorist drove a stolen truck through Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market in West Berlin, killing 12 and injuring 56 others. During my time in Berli

Dining with Skyler
01/02/2018
Char Sue

Char Sue 119 Essex St, New York, NY 10002 It may be categorized under "Asian Restaurant," but Char Sue is so much more than that. It's more like an "Original Asian Creative Concept" restaurant...if those are a thing. The chef puts an original and fresh twist on all his dishes

Dining with Skyler
01/23/2018
Sunday in Brooklyn

Sunday in Brooklyn 348 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Don't let the name fool you, this Williamsburg staple serves some sexy ass breakfast every day of the week. We're talking charred avocado brioche breakfast sandwiches and hazelnut maple malted pancakes Monday-Sunday. With their rustic Brooklyn d

Dining with Skyler
01/24/2018
8 Downtown Bars for Any Mood

We're always looking for bars to not only fit our mood, but also the moods of the people we're with. In my opinion, there's a huge difference between the bar I go to with best friends, from my favorite college bar with dollar shots, or the bar where I bring my parents.

Dining with Skyler
12/06/2017
Clinton Hall

Clinton Hall 19 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038 Ever wonder where circus clowns do brunch? If you have wondered, it's likely you're single. But! It's also likely they go to Clinton Hall.

Dining with Skyler
11/27/2017
Bubby's

Bubby's 120 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013 Hubba bubba BUBBYS! We have just uncovered the ideal Sunday (or Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) hangover breakfast spot so put on your stretchiest pants and read on... Located in TriBeCa and the Highline (we went to TriBeCa), Bubby's

Dining with Skyler
11/02/2017
Gluten Free in NYC: 3 Spots for Any Mood

Calling all celiacs, trendy dieters and foodies with sensitive stomachs! Say goodbye to the days of bloating and unapologetically sprinting to the toilet after every carb-filled meal out in the city. I present you with the ultimate guide to eating g-free in NYC. For a quick bite: Springbone

Dining with Skyler
10/18/2017
Eating More in Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland is home to Camden Yards, row houses and street art. During my time here I have come to realize that it is one of the most underrated unique cities that our country has to offer. It's like a hidden gem in plain sight.

Dining with Skyler
11/09/2017
Comfort Food in the Catskills

Instead of summer weekends out East, New Yorkers flock upstate in the wintertime to breathe clean air and hit the ski slopes. What better way to celebrate your chilly weekend than with some wine and comfort food? There really is none.

Dining with Skyler
11/27/2017
Crave Fishbar

Crave Fishbar 945 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10022 Crave Fishbar, with their two locations in Midtown and Upper West Side, is a spot that's pretty much acceptable for any occasion (unless it's announcing that you're allergic to shellfish).

Dining with Skyler
10/10/2017
Merchant River House

Merchant River House 375 South End Avenue, Hudson River Esplanade, New York, NY 10280 You know that dream we all have? The one where you're sitting in a pink fluffy chair getting a foot massage while John Stamos feeds you lobster Mac N' Cheese out of a waffle cone. No?

Dining with Skyler
09/10/2017
Nantucket's Best Noms

For the New Yorker looking for more than just the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore every weekend: welcome to Nantucket. I can promise you won't run into Snookie or JWowww here.

Dining with Skyler
01/02/2018
Char Sue

Char Sue 119 Essex St, New York, NY 10002 It may be categorized under "Asian Restaurant," but Char Sue is so much more than that. It's more like an "Original Asian Creative Concept" restaurant...if those are a thing. The chef puts an original and fresh twist on all his dishes

Dining with Skyler
11/27/2017
Supermoon Bakehouse

Supermoon Bakehouse 120 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002 This retro new bakeshop is like nothing you've ever seen before. For starters, your treats are packaged in a metallic silver rainbow drawer. I honestly have no further explanation than that. Aside from the fact that everyone working here has

Dining with Skyler
11/27/2017
Villanelle

Villanelle 15 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003 We have been on the hunt for healthy and delicious places to go out with friends, bae or both. Usually, it seems that dining out is synonymous with "cheating" on your diet.

Dining with Skyler
11/27/2017
Spring & Varick

Spring & Varick 246 Spring St, New York, NY 10013 Located on the corner of, you guessed it, Spring street and Varick street: this SoHo restaurant is ideal for weekend dinners out and big family lunches.

Dining with Skyler
09/04/2017
Hakkasan

Written by Dining with Skyler contributor, Hayley S. Morris Hakkasan 311 W 43rd St New York, NY 10036 Close your eyes and imagine you're walking into a dimly lit, trendy night club with posh furniture and sophisticated music playing. A club so cosmopolitan, so worldly, so swanky and

Time Out New York
09/27/2017
A restaurant dedicated to french fries just opened in NYC

French fries make the perfect drunken snack, burger side or full meal. (Yes, we're adults.) So the new FryGuys in the East Village is forgetting the mains and sticking with sides for an all-french fry restaurant. The spot from owners McKenzie Foster and Marco Lanuto just opened yesterday, and the menu includes all your favorites: sweet potato fries, waffle fries and classic-cut fries.

Dining with Skyler
09/28/2017
Fryguys

Fryguys 150 E 2nd St New York, NY 10009 I've got two words for you: French. Fries. When I found out a new restaurant was opening up, entirely devoted to the art of French fries, I picked my jaw up off the floor and headed to the East Village to see for myself.

Dining with Skyler
11/20/2017
Finding Thanksgiving in NYC

Turkey day is fast approaching and we could not be more prepared. Light meat, dark meat, thighs, toes, fingers... I don't care I'll take it all. We love it so much that Americans consume over 46 million turkeys every Thanksgiving. Talk about #gains... So whether you're eating out this Thanksgiving,

Downtown Magazine NYC
07/13/2016
Cookie DŌ NYC has Reinvented the Dessert Game - Downtown Magazine NYC

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING CONTENT MAY RESULT IN A SERIOUS SWEET TOOTH During my extensive search to unearth delicious summer treats that were whipped with originality, rolled with creativity and sprinkled with a little panache, I found myself eye-to-eye with Cookie DŌ NYC.

Dining with Skyler
11/01/2017
Quality Eats

1496 2nd Ave New York, NY 10075 Think classic local steak joint with a trendy downtown twist... Honestly, the name says it all! Quality Eats has two locations, one in West Village and one on the Upper East Side, both delicious.

Dining with Skyler
11/01/2017
Philippe Chow

Philippe Chow 33 E 60th St New York, NY 10065 For when you're craving Chinese food but don't want to order in because you just went to the DryBar and the world needs to see your blowout: Phillipe Chow.

Dining with Skyler
11/01/2017
Campagnola

1382 1st Avenue New York, NY 10021 Campagnola is the place to go for authentic Italian in NYC. Their considerable menu offers wide selection and tasting options so no matter who you're with you get a bite of everything.

spoonuniversity.com
04/16/2016
What Your Choice of Side Dish Says About You

You order your meal and think you're in the clear, when suddenly the waitress throws a curveball at you - "and what would you like on the side?" In a rush of sheer panic you blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, not knowing just how much your side dish of choice says about you as a person.

TRAVEL

Downtown Magazine NYC
06/07/2016
Downtown visits the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel - Downtown Magazine NYC

Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel debuted the grand opening of their new location with a star-studded rooftop event. Located at 218 West 35th Street, the hotel is right in the heart of the Garment District. For this event, renowned music photographer Kevin Mazur transformed the 37th floor into an exclusive Portrait Studio.

Downtown Magazine NYC
06/06/2016
Hawaii is Coming to Manhattan's Pier 26 on Jun. 11 - Downtown Magazine NYC

Downtown New York City has always been a hotbed for all of the best restaurants, exciting events and latest trends of 2016. Down here, no two weekends are ever the same. But if you've always wanted to take a trip to Hawaii and haven't had the time or the funds, you are in luck - ...

FASHION

Downtown Magazine NYC
08/02/2016
Summer Street Style by Downtown - Downtown Magazine NYC

Sophie Slotnick and I have both been on the lookout for candid street style and summer fashion trends exempt from any premeditation. So on behalf of Downtown, we took our skeptic eyes to the streets of Lower Manhattan to seek out our favorite fashionable strangers.

Downtown Magazine NYC
06/22/2016
Downtown's Guide: How To Dress This Fourth of July - Downtown Magazine NYC

Dressing for the Fourth of July is an art form that requires a sense of style, subtly, and most importantly patriotism. Downtown is here to help you prepare for this Independence Day by keeping it classy and avoiding the tacky. Tory Burch - Summer Must-Haves Click here to shop the look at toryburch.com Saks ...

Downtown Magazine NYC
06/21/2016
Man, Oh Man - Downtown Magazine NYC

Father's Day may be over, but that's no reason not to shower your dad with presents. Check out our summer gift guide for some great ideas.

TRENDING

Downtown Magazine NYC
07/11/2016
Christie's First Open Auction Series To Run From Jul. 14 to 29 - Downtown Magazine NYC

With over 500 works, including paintings, sculpture, photography and more, Christie's First Open Auction Series is the place to be from July 14th to July 29th for the opportunity to preview some fantastic work. Encompassing a standout selection of works with a wide range of styles and price points, the Summer iteration of the Christie's ...

Odyssey
11/10/2015
Social Media Controversy: Alexis Ren And Essena O'Neill Speak Out

3 days ago model and social media sensation Essena O'Neill announced that she was quitting social media on account of her charlatan ways. O'Neill explained that her entire presence on social media was solely intended for the fabrication of her so-called "Dream Life."

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