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Delta’s Taste Wine Like A Master Sommelier: Top Taster for Top Fliers hosted by Master Sommeliers Andrea Robinson and Eric Hemer

Delta’s Taste Wine Like A Master Sommelier: Top Taster for Top Fliers hosted by Master Sommeliers Andrea Robinson and Eric Hemer

As wine lovers and writers we have a lot of opportunities to taste all different types of wine from all over the world, but since we are not formally trained, we are always looking for opportunities to enhance our tasting skills. We were recently invited to attend a fantastic class at the South Beach Wine […]

| March 25, 2013
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Gin Made from Wheat and Apples – Tuthilltown Scores Again!

Gin Made from Wheat and Apples – Tuthilltown Scores Again!

The innovation of Tuthilltown Spirits is once again shining with their Half Moon Orchard Gin. Named for the vessel in which Henry Hudson first explored the river bearing his namesake, this fine spirit is uniquely produced from New York wheat and apples. This unique and unusual approach creates a more fragrant base which requires a […]

| March 18, 2013
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Moët Hennessy’s The Q After Dark Featuring Special Guest Chef Curtis Stone

Moët Hennessy’s The Q After Dark Featuring Special Guest Chef Curtis Stone

There is no better way to kick off the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (also known as SOBEWFF) than an after-hours beach party—so when we were invited to attend Moët Hennessy’s ‘Q After Dark’ last week, we were very excited. Knowing that the event was hosted by one of our favorite chef's, Curtis Stone […]

| March 4, 2013
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Spirits and Slices

Spirits and Slices

Photos by:Eliza Czander Earlier this month, team DFW headed out to Cobble Hill, Brooklyn where Krescendo restaurant and Distillerie Fratelli Branca hosted a competition called Spirits and Slices —a pizza and cocktail pairing competition. On this special evening some of New York's top mixologists competed using a fine array of libations including  Candolini Grappa Bianca, […]

| February 28, 2013
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The Divining Rod Wines From Marc Mondavi

The Divining Rod Wines From Marc Mondavi

The Mondavi name means quality, so the release of their first new product in fifty years is something of an event. Divining Rod Wines consist of a Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and both are priced at $17 retail. The 2010 Chardonnay comes from the Santa Lucia Highlands and the 2010 Cabernet from Alexander Valley, both […]

| February 18, 2013
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5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC

5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC

Valentines Day is sometimes just another night out for New Yorkers who regularly dine out already. So here are five ideas for Valentines Day that go beyond just dinner, to make it a special evening to remember.     Here are 5 Ideas for Valentines Day in NYC   Upstairs at The Stand Dinner and […]

| February 11, 2013
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Healthy Chicken Carbonara

Healthy Chicken Carbonara

As a food and wine writer, I am constantly trying new restaurants and going to wine tastings which I enjoy tremendously, but staying fit is also a top priority. In order to maintain a balanced lifestyle I am continually on a search for new ways to counteract my over- indulgences. Fitness is a great way […]

| February 4, 2013
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Del Frisco’s Grille

Del Frisco’s Grille

For years I worked across the street from Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Midtown and I was lucky enough to have lunch there more times than I should admit. Almost instantly it became my favorite steakhouse for so many reasons. The steak is always outstanding and on top of that they have perfected […]

| January 28, 2013
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NYC Restaurant Week, Daniel Boulud Style

NYC Restaurant Week, Daniel Boulud Style

The beauty of Restaurant Week is that foodies have the opportunity to “ test drive” New York City restaurants for a $38 prix fixe that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert.  This is particularly special when a chef the caliber of Daniel Boulud participates. DB Bistro Moderne is Daniel’s modern French-American bistro concept where traditional […]

| January 21, 2013
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NYC Restaurant Week 2013

NYC Restaurant Week 2013

It’s a foodie’s favorite time of year when NYC celebrates Restaurant Week. In reality, the time frame extends beyond a week to include almost a month from January 14-February 8th (offers at participating restaurants only, excludes Saturday and Sunday is optional). One must take advantage of this tremendous opportunity to try a 3-course, prix fixe […]

| January 14, 2013
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