• Ball So Hard: A Vodka for the Ages

    Ball So Hard: A Vodka for the Ages

    It’s time to go balls deep in some vodka. Well, not literally. Instead, try some interestingly named Balls Vodka, an American-made vodka, local right here in New York. Distilled four times and corn-fed, this spirit is both gluten-free and vegan, meaning no one is left out from the party. And at 80-proof, there will definitely be a party. Clocking in […]

  • Grand Ferry Tavern Celebrates 2 Years on Brooklyn Waterfront

    Grand Ferry Tavern Celebrates 2 Years on Brooklyn Waterfront

    In a city where turnover is more the rule than the exception, it is not uncommon for restaurants and bars to have short lifespans. Some of my favorite stomping grounds from only three years ago are but distant memories in my mind’s eye, never to be seen again. It is no small feat in this town to maintain some semblance […]

  • Torn Together: Addiction & Recovery within the Restaurant Industry

    Torn Together: Addiction & Recovery within the Restaurant Industry

    When I first sat down to read Torn Together by Scott Magnuson and his wife Shaaren Pine, not only did I feel intrigued, but I also thought of myself as an ideal person to read such a book. The cover says that it is “one family’s journey through addiction, treatment & the restaurant industry” and the first page mentions that […]

  • Sushi Roxx Completes the Dream We Never Knew We Had

    Sushi Roxx Completes the Dream We Never Knew We Had

    Ever wished you could go out for a delicious sushi dinner while simultaneously being surrounded by dancers, flashing lights and sumo wrestler artwork? Well, your wish can finally come true with the opening of Sushi Roxx, in Midtown East, where dinner theater just got a bit more exciting. This truly original concept combines a top notch sushi dinner with Pop […]

  • Old School French Fare Gets Dished Out at Le Périgord

    Old School French Fare Gets Dished Out at Le Périgord

    Back in the day, things were done a certain way. People got dressed up in their finest clothes and jewelry to go out to dinner, they took in shows at the theater regularly, and they expected a certain level of service and attentiveness when they spent a night on the town. Nowadays, it’s more rare to don your finest attire […]