Archive for May, 2013

by / on May 6, 2013 at 1:25 am / in Food For Thought

It’s Spring in New York City!

Spring time in New York City puts a few thoughts in my mind, the three F’s — farmer’s markets, fresh flowers, and flip flops! Now that we are finally having some gorgeous weather you will notice happier New Yorkers, lots of outdoor shopping vendors, and of course my favorite… farmer’s markets! What is so great about these little markets, you […]

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Get Cultured

WWGD – What Would Gatsby Do?

In celebration of The Great Gatsby coming out in theaters this May, we thought about what the Gatsby himself would do if he were to be found wandering around the streets of current day New York. Make sure to stop by these two renowned hotels to make all your Gatsby dreams come true. As The Plaza Hotel plays a major […]

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 1:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Hot ‘n’ Spicy Cinco de Mayo Specials

Bienvendio, Cinco de Mayo! We meet again. And this year we will be prepared. Rather than wandering about the city looking for any old bar to do tequila shots in, prep accordingly and check out these amazing parties, deals, and deliveries that will be sure to have you screaming ‘más, más, más!’ Brother Jimmy’s never disappoints when it comes to […]

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Healthy Spaghetti Carbonara

With summer upon us, counting calories has been the name of the game to get in your best swimsuit shape. No need to starve yourself on tastleless dishes — Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy’s Italian Restaurant has changed the way traditional Italian dishes are prepared in order to promote a lighter, healthier dining experience. The below recipe is a healthier […]

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Dress to Impress

Mix Prints Like a Pro

One of the hottest trends on the runway is mixing prints. Yes, once upon a time it was a huge fashion faux pas, but right now it is all the rage. That is, if you do it correctly. Online retailer, eShakti, offers customizable women’s clothing that can be easily personalized by size, measurement, and style and has shared with us […]

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 2:33 am / in Bottoms Up

Kentucky Derby Cocktails!

The Kentucky Derby is an annual tradition that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. Many people know this event by the lavish women in dresses and large hats; others know it as “the run for the roses” or “the most exciting two minutes in sports”. What does this mean for us? Well, as Americans, we […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Get Your Hats On: Kentucky Derby Specials

The Kentucky Derby comes but once a year and with it comes outrageous hats, high fashion, and the most exciting two minutes in sports. With so many spots in the city it’s hard to know where to throw down for the big race, but we’ve got you covered. Check out any of the below spots for the hottest Derby parties […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Get Cultured

Be TRANSported at Brookfield Place Plaza

Brookfield Place Plaza, formerly known as the World Financial Center, is playing host to an amazing (and eco-friendly) public art exhibition from May 1-27th. Ever wanted to see artists inside modified shipping containers to mint coins, collect rainwater, harvest solar energy and tend a rooftop garden? Well, even if it’s never crossed your mind before, you get to see it […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 11:16 am / in Bottoms Up

Cinco de Drinko: Celebrate with Cocktails

One of the most fun, booziest, and all-out party holidays is right around the corner and we can’t wait to celebrate! In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. Revelers often dress up and head to the nearest fiesta. We’ve got some of the best cocktails to whip up for this momentous drinking […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Food For Thought

The Ultimate Guacamole Festival

One of our favorite ethnic restauranteurs, Richard Sandoval, is introducing the Guacamole Festival to his Modern Mexican Kitchen and Tequileria, Maya, on the Upper East Side. The restaurant will play host to four quarterly festivals that celebrate Mexican cooking, including the Chile Relleno Festival and the Mole Festival. Beloved chip-topper, guacamole, will be celebrated now until June 30th at Maya, […]

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