Chelsea is a hot spot for lovers of both art and food. In this chic neighborhood, some of New York City’s most celebrated restaurants are tucked next to world-renowned contemporary galleries. Check out 5 spots where creative chefs are crafting dishes that are masterpieces in their own right.
There’s never a dull moment in “the village”, and the culinary scene is no different. See what all the buzz is about at these East Village hot spots.
Having great manners never goes out of style. From tactfully letting the chef know about a food allergy to the proper way to eat finger foods, good table etiquette can go a long way.
Popular in the US for decades because of a winning combination of healthy benefits and delicious flavors, Mediterranean cuisine keeps winning fans. With an emphasis on fresh vegetables, lean meats like fish and the good healthy fats found in olive oil and legumes, it’s no wonder that people are exploring these ingredients more. But what makes it Mediterranean, exactly?
Tequila has been a staple on cocktail menus across the country for years, but its smoky flavored relative — mezcal — is reaching new heights of popularity. Made from largely the same ingredients as tequila, mezcal is beginning to catch up as an essential ingredient in Mexican cocktails. Knowing the basic differences between mezcal and tequila will help you select, drink and enjoy each Mexican distilled beverage like a pro.
As a staple in diets around the world, we love grains in many forms: breads, pastas, cereals and beer to name a few. But with terms like “whole grain,” “gluten free,” and “ancient grain” being used more and more frequently, all the types of grains can be complex and confusing to navigate.
Vodka and gin are both grain-based spirits with a rich tradition of European distilling. Vodka is often associated with Russia; famous premium brands such as Stolichnaya, Russian Standard and Smirnoff were founded there. The Russians trace their vodka production all the way back to the late 9th century. Gin on the other hand is a relative newcomer.
Down on Ludlow Street in NYC’s historic Lower East Side, The Metrograph Commissary is a new concept taking the way we think about “dinner and a movie” to another level. The unique restaurant — with its stellar food and design — is a part of Metrograph, the first independent movie theater to open in Manhattan in over a decade.
Summertime means lazy weekends at the beach or the park, easygoing barbecues with friends and staying cool through it all with the perfect, ultra-refreshing libation, rosé. Find out how it’s made, plus a few more fun facts about our favorite pink drink.
Everyone looks forward to a fun girls’ night out. There’s nothing better than catching up with your closest friends over delicious bites and killer cocktails. The hardest part of the whole endeavor? Deciding where to go. When it comes to having a good time with the crew, great ambience, food and location are the name of the game.