Bella Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Courtenay C. Hall hosted a party to celebrate author Robi Ludwig and her new book Your Best Age Is Now at bustling SoHo restaurant MAMO on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016. The invitation-only event was held between 6:00pm and 8:00pm and offered prominent New Yorkers a chance to review the book and meet the author while enjoying French/Italian specialty hors d’Oeuvres, compliments of MAMO. Guests were also offered refreshments from sponsors Skinnygirl, Freixenet and Wagner wines.
The event was held in MAMO’s upstairs dining room, where New York meets the French Riviera – decorated with exposed brick walls and high ceilings, original family photos, and oversized vintage movie posters the space captures the Riviera’s “sense of home”. Guests could mingle the space, have a sit at the bar or at one of the tables featuring copies of the latest issue of Bella Magazine as well as copies of Your Best Age Is Now, which is a guide to embracing an ageless mindset, reenergize your dreams, and live a soul-satisfying life.
Attendees at the event included: Dari Alexander, Dina Cappuccino, Rita Cosby, Marie Claire Gladstone, Robert Gladstone, Val Greenberg, Mindy Gura, Courtenay C. Hall, Daniel Hall, Matt Horace, Joey Jackson, Cooper Lawrence, Robi Ludwig, Tabasum Mir, Denise Naughton, Paula Orlan, Jane Pontarelli, Audrey Puente, Lori Rosenbaum, Shana Schlossberg, Stacy Schneider, Charles Shalotsky, Helene Shalotsky, Ramy Sharp, Massimo Sola, Andrew Stuart, Arie Stuart, Julio Valencia, Karen Valencia and Janell Weinstein.
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Located on West Broadway between Grand and Canal Streets, MAMO restaurant is a purveyor of affectionate Italian and Provençal dining experience. MAMO is bringing a long tradition of Italian hospitality and Provençal charm to New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. MAMO, The New York outpost of Le Michelangelo, a 23-year-old staple located on the French Riviera, boasts Michelin-starred chef Massimo Sola (formerly of Eataly Roma, Ristorante Quattro Mori) as executive chef. Whether you prefer a relaxing night out with your closest friends, intimate gatherings and business meetings, or a grand cocktail party, you are certain to experience an unforgettable evening at MAMO and enjoy the incredible service and food. The menu incorporates a mix of classic family recipes as well as market specials. The restaurant’s design embodies the Riviera’s “sense of home” with a warm color palate, original family photos and oversized vintage movie posters. The multi-level restaurant offers an unforgettable experience where every single person is treated with affection and love. For more information, visit: http://www.mamonyc.com/
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. is a nationally known psychotherapist, award-winning reporter, and author. She is a relationship contributor for Investigation Discovery Network’s Scorned, and has hosted TLC’s reality show One Week to Save Your Marriage and GSN’s Without Prejudice? Dr. Ludwig is a regular guest on CNN, Fox News, and Headline News, discussing psychological and lifestyle issues as well as the criminal mind. She has appeared on Today, Entertainment Tonight, 20/20, World News Tonight, Nightline, The View, Fox and Friends, Steve Harvey, The Wendy Williams Show, and is on the medical board and a contributor for BELLA Magazine. She also writes for the Huffington Post. Dr. Ludwig lives in New York City. For more information, visit: https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062357182/your-best-age-is-now
Photos Credit: Teresa Pyskaty