Tasting Tuesday

Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

Vinus and Marc, a Hidden Treasure on the Upper East Side

It is always special to find a “foodie” hideaway in an unexpected place, so I was delighted to be treated to an extraordinary food and wine tasting at Vinus and Marc on NYC’s Upper East Side. A narrow door located between neighborhood retailers invites you into a seductive speakeasy atmosphere that draws you in with […]

| August 19, 2014
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Whitman and Bloom….Murray Hill’s Foodie Haven

Whitman and Bloom….Murray Hill’s Foodie Haven

In a neighborhood known for pubs and sports bars, Whitman and Bloom located at 384 Third Avenue is a welcome addition to Murray Hill.  The warm, inviting space combines intimate booths and a long, lively bar that feels truly welcoming. The very friendly, well informed staff is on hand to assist diners with their selections […]

| February 11, 2014
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Mother Nature’s Solution to an Energy Boost—an All-Natural ‘Kick in the Pants!’

Mother Nature’s Solution to an Energy Boost—an All-Natural ‘Kick in the Pants!’

America's Naturals ventured deep in the Brazilian Rainforest to develop NERGIA (pronounced: EN-ER-GIA), delivering a solution for those in need of an energy boost, but unwilling to compromise on healthfulness. This new option very successfully fills the demand for a 100% natural energy product that is geared to people who want to avoid artificial sweeteners, […]

| January 7, 2014
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Italian Comfort Food with a Sparkle

Italian Comfort Food with a Sparkle

Since 1994, Nick and Toni’s Café, which originally found their fame in the ever trendy East Hampton, has been serving up delicious fare to its loyal New York fan base with panache! Hand painted frescoes adorn the walls of this favorite pre-theater dinner spot, as its location is adjacent to Lincoln Center, or a very […]

| December 24, 2013
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Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Norwalk’s Answer to Mumbai

Aladin Indian Bistro, Norwalk’s newest shining star, is delivering authentic Indian flavors with a modern twist. Their culinary team, headed up by Chef Kausik Roy has created a cuisine that is generating rave reviews and effectively introducing more and more people to the delicate beauty of Indian cuisine. His success with Stamford’s Tawa Restaurant laid […]

| November 26, 2013
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Thai Select Awards Salute Best In The West

Thai Select Awards Salute Best In The West

Last week at the famous Castaways Restaurant in Burbank, California, the Thai Select Awards were presented. These awards honored the top ten Thai restaurants in the Western United States—certainly a great marketing tool for the owners of these establishments in a fast growing segment of the ethnic food market. Ever since the omnipotent foodie, Anthony […]

| November 20, 2013
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A Meeting With Winemaker Jean Luc Colombo – The Wines Of Cornas

A Meeting With Winemaker Jean Luc Colombo – The Wines Of Cornas

At a private tasting in Beverly Hills last week DF&W met with winemaker Jean Luc Colombo to learn more about his wines that are all based around his obsession with Syrah grapes. An affable Frenchman with a thick English/French accent, the native of Marseilles developed a strong affinity with the wines of the Rhone Valley […]

| October 1, 2013
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Living Social

Living Social

Located on 8th Avenue between 48th and 49th Street, Social Bar is a neighborhood Irish Pub that sparkles with a fun energy—a great hangout for locals and a destination for some serious bar grub. With a nice selection of local and micro brews and delicious specialty cocktails like the Coconut Mojito (Bacardi Coconut, fresh mint, […]

| August 13, 2013
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Red Robin introduces One-of-a-Kind Can-Crafted™ Cocktails

Red Robin introduces One-of-a-Kind Can-Crafted™ Cocktails

You may do a double take when you first set eyes on the all new Red Robin Can-Crafted Cocktails. Last month Red Robin introduced an innovative way to serve up beer and simultaneously launched two new exclusive beer cocktails served in a limited edition, reusable beer can.  If you enjoy Red Robin’s signature beer milkshakes, […]

| July 16, 2013
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Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Doing The Pho In Beverly Hills

Forget the fact that Kanye West injured his head on a sign while going into 9021PHO last week, as well as creating quite a scene inside the restaurant with the pursuing pack of paparazzi. It is the food here that is the headline maker. This is a stellar example of superior Vietnamese food in a […]

| July 9, 2013
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