Marinate Monday

Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Mediterraneo Thrives in Greenwich

Situated on a lovely corner with an elegant nautical theme, Greenwich’s Mediterraneo is serving up some rather fine cuisine. Winding down with a classic Negroni proved to be a prudent choice as we pondered the compelling menu that is rife with choices sure to inspire many palates. As one might imagine, seafood abounds at Mediterraneo […]

| August 19, 2013
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Fourth Of July Skinnygirl Cocktails

Fourth Of July Skinnygirl Cocktails

Fourth of July barbeques are always a blast. The hotdogs and hamburgers are oh so irresistible, and who can pass up those delicious sides? But with beach season in full swing, you really have to pick your spots in order to avoid packing on the pounds. Thanks to Skinnygirl cocktails we can have our drinks […]

| July 1, 2013
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Plan B—Creatively Twisted Tapas

Plan B—Creatively Twisted Tapas

Influenced by two vibrant northern Spanish regions, this Nolita newcomer really hits the mark. Located at 244 Mulberry Street, entering Plan B was an experience that aroused all of the senses. This is a simple, yet beautifully adorned, classic brick-faced downtown eatery that celebrates the romanticism of the urban decay of metropolitan Spain, while embracing […]

| June 24, 2013
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Strawberry Shortcake – The Official Dessert of Summer?

Strawberry Shortcake – The Official Dessert of Summer?

Strawberry Shortcake has a long and rich history in America. It was 1847 when the first recorded Strawberry Shortcake recipe was published by American cookbook author Eliza Leslie in The Lady's Receipt-Book: A Useful Companion for Large or Small Families. On June 14th, National Strawberry Shortcake Day, strawberry lovers everywhere pay homage to their favorite […]

| June 10, 2013
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Strip House – Las Vegas

Strip House – Las Vegas

Hidden above the lively Planet Hollywood casino, is a remarkably quiet second floor promenade where you will find one of the best steakhouses in Las Vegas, Strip House. Upon entering the red-velvety room, you are transformed to the sexy nightclub vibe of 1920’s almost instantly. The walls come alive with black and white photos of […]

| June 3, 2013
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The Heart And Soul Of Chef Chris Coleman

The Heart And Soul Of Chef Chris Coleman

Walking into Petaluma on the Upper Eastside of New York is always a treat, but meeting it’s Executive Chef , Chris Coleman defines the focus, passion and as his friends say, the flamboyance that creates his delicious food. Chef Chris blends his half Panamanian and half Jamaican heritage together to deliver consistently great dishes. He […]

| May 27, 2013
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The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

Entering any of the three Felice restaurants in New York City immediately transports you to Tuscany. The warm, inviting atmosphere truly reflects the passion and commitment to excellence of brothers Jacopo and Matteo Giustiniani, to share their family’s culinary and wine making skills. We were thrilled to be invited to an exclusive dinner at their […]

| May 14, 2013
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Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

On a beautiful sunny day in April, I had the distinct pleasure of participating in a unique journey around New York City, to explore the wines of Bourgogne and some incredible food pairings to accompany them. This brilliant tour, Bourgogne Takes New York, was an all day excursion put together by The Burgundy Wine Board […]

| May 6, 2013
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A Delightful Pairing

A Delightful Pairing

On a recent beautiful spring afternoon, we were invited to a fabulous luncheon at Lure Fishbar in Soho NYC to meet Valdo Proprietor, Dr Pierluigi Bolla and his longtime trusted Winemaker Gino Cini. Upon entering Lure Fishbar you somehow forget you are in New York City. It’s as if you just stepped inside a luxury […]

| April 29, 2013
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Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

At a recent visit to Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale, we were reacquainted with an old favorite red. The Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010 is a beautifully intense red that comes alive with dark fruits and a delicate licorice flavor. The developed tannins give it a fine structure that has an adequately satisfying finish. This […]

| April 8, 2013
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