Foodie Friday

Taboon—A Place You Can Call Home

Taboon—A Place You Can Call Home

In preparation of our upcoming cookbook launch dinner, I headed to Hell’s Kitchen, now better known as Clinton—but hey, I’m old school.  Inspired by the vibrant spices and flavors of the Middleast and the Mediterranean, with fresh made-from-scratch food, this neighborhood hotspot has earned a loyal following and is continually evolving. Since February of 2004, […]

| March 15, 2013
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Uncle Gary’s Gourmet Peppers & Pepper Jelly – Rich with Family History

Uncle Gary’s Gourmet Peppers & Pepper Jelly – Rich with Family History

This is a great new product with a history that is as rich as its flavor profiles. Uncle Gary's Gourmet Peppers and Pepper Jelly have trickled down the family tree generation after generation. Based upon a secret family recipe that dates back to the 1700’s, these delightful products were originally modified and improved for mass […]

| February 15, 2013
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The World’s Premier Luxury Whisky Show Returns To Vegas

The World’s Premier Luxury Whisky Show Returns To Vegas

  The 2013 Universal Whisky Experience is promising to be the best yet. Founded by real estate developer and whisky enthusiast Mahesh Patel, the Universal Whisky Experience is celebrating its third birthday by convening more than 200 of the world’s finest whiskies in Las Vegas for one unforgettable weekend, March 1-2, 2013. Read more and […]

| February 8, 2013
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Antojeria La Popular – A Celebration of Mexican Street Food

Antojeria La Popular – A Celebration of Mexican Street Food

Antojeria La Popular, a brand new Mexican tapas restaurant, is bringing excitement to Nolita. An antojito is a Mexican street snack designed to satisfy a craving and translated literally, means “little whim.” Nestled just below street level at 50 Spring Street, this is a truly unique establishment that is rife with warmth and ambiance. Entering […]

| February 1, 2013
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DFW’s Killer Nachos

DFW’s Killer Nachos

Seeing as we are rapidly approaching the peak of football season, planning a hit snack selection for your Sunday get-togethers is becoming that much more important. There is a wide variety of appropriate snacks to enjoy while watching the pigskin being bounced around, but our favorite for sure is the timeless and versatile nachos!   […]

| January 18, 2013
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The Cutting Edge

The Cutting Edge

In 2002, Paul Hellman, a mechanical engineer with a passion for cooking, had a dream: to make the highest quality German forged knives at a fraction of the cost—and he did just that! After interviewing over one hundred chefs in New York City, it was off to the races and the results were stellar! With […]

| January 11, 2013
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New Year’s Resolutions & Grilled Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cayenne Cake

New Year’s Resolutions & Grilled Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cayenne Cake

By David Olson Greetings, my Friends!  As another fantastic year has closed, we each begin to consider our New Year’s Resolutions (i.e. those things we have committed to, but, as statistically documented, begin to set aside on January 2nd in place of existing habits / indulgences, etc.).  The University of Scranton published interesting findings around […]

| January 4, 2013
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What is Bitters?

What is Bitters?

A part of many cocktails, bitters has seen a serious resurgence in the last few years. With a wide array of variations and a favorite of many mixologists, it begs the question… What is Bitters? In actuality, bitters is an alcoholic beverage flavored with herbal essences that delivers a bitter or bittersweet flavor. Formerly marketed […]

| December 28, 2012
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5 Awesome Ways to Ring in New Year

5 Awesome Ways to Ring in New Year

New Year’s Eve always begs the question… what to do? To some it is daunting, to others a world of endless possibilities. We took a look around and here are five of our favorite picks:   1)   Admiral’s / Nautical New Year’s Eve Gala – $360 Enjoy panoramic views of the spectacular New York City […]

| December 21, 2012
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John Brown’s Smokehouse

John Brown’s Smokehouse

By Sheila Mathew What does BBQ have to do with a 19th century militant abolitionist? Absolutely nothing!  But that didn’t stop Josh Bowen from creating two worlds in one: savory home-style BBQ and an educational taste of what’s been, until now, a controversial historical past. Several months ago, my friend Julie said she was baking […]

| December 14, 2012
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