Holiday Wine Pairings

Holiday Wine Pairings

What better greeting than a glass of sparkling wine? Instantly celebratory, refreshing and crisp, sparkling wine is also a miraculously food-friendly option for a wide range of pre-dinner bites. Thanks to its high acidity, sparkling wine is perfect for cleansing the palate and sparking up an appetite.

| December 22, 2017
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Cranberry Bliss Crunch, a Passover Dessert Treat

Cranberry Bliss Crunch, a Passover Dessert Treat

Passover desserts are always a challenge due to the limitation of ingredients available to use during the holiday. Fortunately, chocolate stays on the list and remains a delicious treat 365 days a year.  And so, we are always experimenting with chocolate to help create a sweet, satisfying finish to our Passover meals. Our recipe for […]

| April 9, 2017
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Mashed Sweet Potato Casserole

Mashed Sweet Potato Casserole

Everyone has a favorite side when it comes to Thanksgiving, some love stuffing, while others desire cranberry sauce, but for me the day would not be complete without my mother's sweet potato casserole with marshmallows. While I love almost everything about Thanksgiving, there is just something in this comfort food that makes it special and […]

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Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Last week we had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of Mitchell’s Fish Market in Edgewater, New Jersey. The ideally located restaurant sits directly on the Hudson River with expansive views of Manhattan that are quite breathtaking. The main objective for Mitchell’s Fish Market was to bring the freshest seafood in the warmest atmosphere […]

| July 17, 2016
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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today is National Chocolate Chip Day, making it the ideal time to celebrate one of America’s most favorite sweet treats. Invented in the 1930s, Ruth Wakefield, owner of the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts added broken chocolate bar pieces to her cookie batter. She expected the chocolate to melt into the batter, but instead […]

| May 15, 2016
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Where to Dine With Your Valentine in NYC

Where to Dine With Your Valentine in NYC

February is known to be the most romantic month of the year and Valentine’s Day is the chance to share an intimate dinner with your special someone. New York City has some of the most romantic restaurants in the world, many of whom feature a special Valentine’s menu incorporating oysters, champagne and chocolate, all guaranteed […]

| February 13, 2016
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Where to Enjoy the Best Solo Dining in NYC

Where to Enjoy the Best Solo Dining in NYC

There are a myriad of reasons why New Yorkers dine alone, a late meeting, a reprieve from a roommate or significant other or just a desire to concentrate on a great meal and contemplate the day. Whether you are single or just want to dine alone, New York City is the ideal place to find […]

| February 8, 2016
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Aumm Aumm is Yum Yum!

Aumm Aumm is Yum Yum!

Finding hidden neighborhood gems is one of our favorite pastimes and with Aumm Aumm Pizzeria & Wine Bar we truly hit the jackpot. Driving down Broadway in North Bergen New Jersey, you are instantly drawn to Aumm Aumm. It looks warm and inviting, and you somehow just know at first glance, that the food will […]

| January 17, 2016
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Special Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC

Special Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC

  Where to Celebrate New Years Eve in NYC:   Toro The New Year’s Eve tradition in Spain is called “Nocheviaje," the old night. Hours before midnight, hordes of people gather in Madrid’s Puerta Del Sol to await the chiming of the clock tower heralding in the New Year. This year Co-Chef Owners Ken Oringer […]

| December 24, 2015
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Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Where to Enjoy The Feast of The Seven Fishes in NYC

Many Italian-Americans celebrate Christmas Eve with a Feast of the Seven Fishes (Festa dei Sette Pesci). This is a tradition for Catholics, as they abstain from eating meat on holy days. The reason for seven dishes is not really clear – some say seven is the most frequently used number in the bible and others […]

| December 20, 2015
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