HOT DOG…ITS FINALLY SUMMER!

HOT DOG…ITS FINALLY SUMMER!

Since July is officially “Hotdog” month, here are some interesting facts about national hotdog consumption: Americans eat 7 billion franks from Memorial Day until Labor Day.  Midwesterners prefer the pork and beef variety, while Westerners take the lead in chicken and turkey hotdog consumption along with Southerners. Easterners prefer and eat the most all beef […]

| July 12, 2014
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Hendrick’s Dominates

Hendrick’s Dominates

  Infused with both rose and cucumber, Hendrick’s Gin has virtually taken over the mainstream gin market. This is a significantly high-quality product that is made in extremely small batches. “Small batch” typically means 1,000 liters or fewer. Hendrick's distills their batches 450 liters at a time, which gives their master distiller even greater control […]

| July 7, 2014
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Panini Cosmopolitan Café Opens in Westwood

Panini Cosmopolitan Café Opens in Westwood

This new Mediterranean style café that also specializes in Tequila has recently opened up in Westwood—not in the village but lower down Westwood Boulevard. Yes, parking can be a hassle, but at $3.50 it is manageable. The restaurant can loosely be described as a Mexican Mediterranean inspired café/bistro with several signature items on a very […]

| June 28, 2014
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When Life Gives You Limoncello, Make Dessert

When Life Gives You Limoncello, Make Dessert

Limoncello (lee-mohn-CHEH-loh) is an italian lemon liquor produced in the southern part of Italy near the Amalfi Coast, Naples, the isle of Capri and the Sorrentine peninsula. Although over a hundred years old, it’s origin remains a mystery. It is made from the zest of Sorrento lemons. The zest, or peels without the pith, is steeped […]

| June 23, 2014
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Where to Celebrate Father’s Day 2014

Where to Celebrate Father’s Day 2014

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and we know dad’s love steak. Here are five great steak restaurants that offer fabulous steaks and deals in New York City for this Father’s Day, June 15, 2014.

| June 13, 2014
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Georgia Rules

Georgia Rules

Located in a renovated brownstone in New York’s Murray Hill neighborhood, Pepela is a modern European restaurant serving up authentic Georgian cuisine. As the first Georgian restaurant in the city, Pepela offers a new take on old world recipes and something off the beaten path for the well traveled epicurean. Serving dignitaries such as former […]

| April 20, 2014
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Chef Julian Medina brings Jewish/Mexican Fusion to Toloache for Passover

Chef Julian Medina brings Jewish/Mexican Fusion to Toloache for Passover

As all New Yorkers know, NYC is the ultimate “foodie” city in the world.  With its myriad of cultures and great chefs, every palate should be able to be satisfied. Passover is uniquely limiting for restaurant dining since all leavened breads, rice, barley and legumes cannot be eaten during an eight-day period in remembrance of […]

| April 13, 2014
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Stepping Back in Time

Stepping Back in Time

Moran’s Chelsea opened its doors in 1957 as an Irish restaurant and bar and has been treating its loyal customers to an array of contemporary American cuisine ever since. The historic building dates back to the early 1800s—a time when the surrounding neighborhood was outlined with views of tall ships and the streets were busy […]

| April 2, 2014
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Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

On Saturday March 8th and Sunday March 9th, a wide array of food and wine lovers gathered to support Giants of Generosity, a Bergen County-based charitable organization. Daily Food & Wine along with Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery and BMW of Tenafly sponsored the two-day affair at the Clinton Inn Hotel. Onsite was ABC Eyewitness News Anchor […]

| March 17, 2014
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Toms Urban Opens at L.A. Live

Toms Urban Opens at L.A. Live

In what is the perfect spot, opposite Los Angeles’ Staples Center, Toms Urban has just opened up in what used to be the now defunct ESPN Zone. One can only imagine the rent and overhead that the owners are paying for this prime spot, but this Denver-based operation seems to know what they are doing […]

| March 7, 2014
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