Dovetail was like a mini-vacation in a spa-like setting. See photos from the tasting menu, that my friend Jude and I enjoyed on a recent Friday, including the foie gras, shown above. My friend Pamela’s birthday had us up in midtown at Geoffrey Zakarian's new spot The National for a late-night supper. A great spot to stop in for a cocktail or bite—it has a pleasant, convivial, bistro vibe, as seen in photos below and of Chef Paul Corsentino's goodies at this link. Some other tidbits: dinner at Union Square Cafe, cocktails at 1534 and in the Empire State Building, and a green kitchen cocktail party, see all the photos of the Pre-Holiday Blitz at this link.