Tag Archives: Alex Travers

Great Times, Good Tacos

When Greenwich residents are asked about an exciting dining destination, most will mention Bartaco, a bright and cheerful restaurant located on the New York side of the Byram River. The former lobster shack is particularly appealing in the early evening, when the setting sun lights the outdoor patio area and seeps into the main dining …

Not Too Crabby

My filet, cooked a perfect medium-rare, was served with a heaping side of lobster creamed corn. My date’s colossal pile of stone crabs came with a rich, world-famous mustard sauce. Our baked potato was as large as a football, decorated with sour cream, bacon, cheese, and scallions. She looked at the presentation, then at me. …

Auctions Go Online

by Alex R. Travers Warhols, Lichtensteins, Patek Philippes, haute couture, antique furniture, collectible teddy bears—are people going to buy these online without physically inspecting them first? Are people going to buy unique items online? wondered collector Alexander Zacke as he and his wife put together Auctionata’s first online live-stream auction in Berlin in 2012. And …