Natasha Bazika

Natasha Bazika is a Columnist at Grit Daily. She specializes in all things lifestyle, including international travel, and calls New York her second home; her first was Australia. After graduating with a Journalism degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Natasha embarked on her writing journey and continues to create smart and compelling content for the media outlets she contributes to.

Thailand’s First 3-Michelin Starred Restaurant Might Have Just Arrived 800 Feet Above Bangkok

It’s been a long time coming, but Thailand might finally have a 3-Michelin star restaurant and we couldn’t be happier for them. Chef’s Table is born from visionary restaurateur Deepak Ohri. Chef Vincent Thierry, who came to 3-Michelin Star fame at Caprice at The Four Seasons in Hong Kong helms the kitchen. Together, they may have just introduced Thailand to a new culinary scene. Cuisine Perched on top of Lebua Hotels and Resorts in the Dome at Lebua, Chef’s Table joins a collection of...

Where Are They Now: New York’s Prestigious Bartending Alumni

They have shaken and stirred your martinis, poured your Bellini’s and blended your frosés, but do you know who they are? We do. They are New York’s esteemed bartenders who worked at your favorite bars and hotels and since started their own respective projects. We shine the light on four bartending alumni and what they’re up to now. Jim Kearns Jim Kearns holds an extensive background in New York’s cocktail scene. He worked at iconic locations such as the Pegu Club, Death and Co., Mayahuel...

Celebrate Spring By Dining At One of These NYC Al Fresco Hotspots

Spring has finally sprung, signaling a return to that time of the year for New Yorkers to dine Al Fresco style, that is. Get ready for Sunday brunches under the sun and moonlit dinners. Here at Grit Daily, we put together a roundup of the concrete jungle’s finest Al Fresco spots that will have you and your friends flocking to ASAP. Elea Elea , located in the Upper West Side is known for their uniquely crafted authentic Mediterranean menu. Situated in a light-filled space, it’s the...

Inside the luxury yacht coming to the Galapagos Islands

Ecoventura, an award-winning leader in sustainable cruising through the Galapagos Islands, will be launching a 20-passenger mega-yacht, featuring ten premium cabins, jacuzzi tub, and exclusive experiences later this year. The newest vessel to join Ecoventura’s fleet hails the name MV Theory, named after Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution and marks one of the greenest yachts in the archipelago. Inspired by the Galapagos’ calming nature, designer Cindy Muirragui adopts a minimalistic-chic...