Archive for July, 2013

by / on July 31, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Get Down During Work with Absolut Lunch Break

Summer Fridays seem to be the longest days of the week. Even though most of us get to leave the office early, the day drags on and on. The boss nags. The clock ticks. And you just can’t get a break. Introducing the best thing to happen to your lunch hour since Seamless, last week Absolut launched Absolut Lunch Break. […]

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by / on July 31, 2013 at 12:45 pm / in Bottoms Up

AnestasiA: A Gluten Free Vodka As Unique as Its Name

Vodka lovers alike; lets gather and cheer, for now gluten free consumers can have their cocktail freedom! AnestasiA Vodka, the newest Ultra Premium Gluten Free American made spirit is launching August 1, 2013. Created by Yuliya Mamontova, who named this spirit after her grandmother who also produced vodka, has now made the smoothest, most refreshing spirit in the world! Why […]

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by / on July 31, 2013 at 10:05 am / in Get Cultured

Divine Felines at the Brooklyn Museum

Last week, the Brooklyn Museum unveiled a long-term exhibition entitled Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt. The show only occupies a single room of the Egyptian art wing, but a surprising amount has been fit inside. It is fairly well-known that cats were the subjects of some reverence in ancient Egyptian society, though the reasons why are not clearly explained. […]

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by / on July 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Aroma Espresso Bar: More Than Just A Cup ‘o Joe

Say adios to Starbucks — there’s an outstanding alternative to expensive coffee and an underwhelming selection of food choices. Israeli-based Aroma Espresso Bar delivers customers premium brews and healthy, wholesome Mediterranean cuisine. With four New York locations (SoHo, Tribeca, Midtown East, UWS), Aroma caters to New Yorkers all over the city. Aroma changes their menu seasonally, and we had the […]

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by / on July 30, 2013 at 3:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Flyin’ High: Covered Sky

Aera Dance, an aerial dance company based in Brooklyn, premiered a new show last week called Covered Sky. Aera Dance frequently puts on fun, exciting, and unique productions that showcase original choreography and utilize three-dimensional structures such as fabric, poles and ropes to create a multifaceted performance art experience. The new show ran from July 24-28 at New York Live […]

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by / on July 30, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Bottoms Up, Food For Thought

Melibea Hosts Torres Wine Dinner

Melibea in the West Village is a wonderful spot offering contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. Recently, Melibea hosted a wine dinner with Miguel Torres Maczassek of Torres Wines, in which guests were able to try a four course food and wine pairing, along with a meet and greet and wine explanation with Miguel himself! The night started off with salmon and scallop carpaccio with […]

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Pampano’s Bottomless Brunch

For the first time ever, Richard Sandoval’s Mexican restaurant, Pampano, is introducing Sunday brunch. From 11:30am to 3pm, guests can enjoy a bottomless brunch including mouthwatering menu items and brunch cocktails for just $39 (kids 12 and under dine for $15). Diners are encouraged to order family-style and share dishes. And with so many amazing options, you’ll definitely want to […]

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Cake Pop Crazy at Fabipops

First there was cake, then there were cupcakes, and now there are cake pops! Pastry chefs are always reinventing the wheel and coming up with new and exciting ways to serve traditional desserts. Fabiola Scarbrough, CEO and Designer at recently opened cake pop shop, Fabipops, has raised the bar for quality desserts in Brooklyn. The store, which opened last week […]

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 11:05 am / in Bottoms Up

South African Wine Goes Down Smooth at Blue Smoke

Mulderbosch recently held an event hosted by Colangelo PR at the Blue Smoke. For those of you who don’t know Mulderbosch, they are a South African wine company producing fantastic wines with well-known grape varietals. The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Rose is absolutely delightful! This wine is fruit forward, full of ripe, rich fruit and black currants. On the palate it […]

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by / on July 26, 2013 at 11:20 am / in Food For Thought

Get Your Indian on at Benares

Trying to find a great Indian Restaurant in NYC? Look no further than Benares Midtown! With traditional dishes such as Lamb Saagwala, Goat, and delicious selections of Nann, everyone will find something on the menu they love. Besides the wonderful selection of meat, vegetarian, and seafood dishes, Benares also has a food friendly wine list and very interesting cocktails! What’s […]

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