Archive for September, 2013

by / on September 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Blushing Beaut

James Bond 007 Scents You Will Want This Season!

James Bond, who we all know and love from the 007 movies, and for making the Martini “shaken, not stirred” famous, has expanded to more than just fun action movies, beautiful women, and gorgeous cars. The James Bond 007 Fragrances for men are enticing, seductive, and are how any woman would want her man to smell! The bottles have these […]

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by / on September 30, 2013 at 1:30 pm / in Food For Thought

Oysters Galore at Shuckeasy

For ostreaphiles, New York Oyster Week is a dream come true. Last week, New Yorkers got together to nosh on their favorite aphrodisiac at a plethora of events all over the city. Manhattan with a Twist was honored to attend Shuckeasy, a fun, exotic oyster soiree that took place at a hidden Flatiron loft called House Play. The intimate event hosted […]

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by / on September 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Food For Thought

ilili Box Serves Up Quick Delicious Bites

Refined dining meets fast fare with ilili Box, the newly opened outdoor dining kiosk from ilili chef and owner Philippe Massoud. Located at Flatiron Public Plaza North, ilili Box serves up the same Eastern Mediterranean fare that’s earned ilili its beloved neighborhood status —but here, it’s convenient, quick and frequently handheld. A large selection of panini-pressed sandwiches are on offer, […]

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by / on September 27, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Celebrate National Coffee Day with a Killer Cake Recipe from Martha Stewart

Last month, none other than Martha Stewart released her first book dedicated solely to cakes…and we couldn’t be happier. Yes, we all love learning to make healthy spinach casseroles and all, but you can’t beat the best of all desserts. The cookbook, Martha Stewart’s Cakes, showcases not only recipes for dozens of cakes, but also has beautiful photos, techniques and […]

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by / on September 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm / in Food For Thought, Til the Sun Comes Up

Hip Spot on the LES: Miller’s Near and Far

A cozy reprieve on the Lower East Side, Miller’s Near and Far, caters well to its crowd. The small space is one of the most charming spots you can imagine, with leather banquettes, brick walls, and fun lighting. Manhattan with a Twist poked in last week to find out what this LES haunt is all about. The New American restaurant […]

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by / on September 25, 2013 at 11:35 am / in Bottoms Up, Food For Thought

All You Could Want at Tavern 29

Not that New York City is lacking in bar or restaurants, but we love to keep you updated on all the best ones. People tend to go to the same spots over and over again, but if you’re looking to change up your routine there is one place you must venture to. Tavern 29, comprised of three floors, has got […]

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by / on September 24, 2013 at 3:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

Get Real and Enjoy Some Beer!

Get Real Beer Week kicks off today at Katch Brewery & Grill in Astoria, Queens with Mystery Tap Night! This fun restaurant, as we all know from the last review, has fantastic food, fun cocktails, and the largest selection of tap beers, which makes this “Beer lovers” central tonight! All you draft beer lovers better head on down to Katch […]

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by / on September 24, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Celebrating de Oktoberfest…Ja?

In the world of Bavarian culture, cuckoo clocks, and BMW’s, there once lived Crown Prince Ludwig. Prince Ludwig, as he was known in the Bavarian Empire, married the woman of his dreams; Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 17, 1810.  The glorious celebration commenced at the gates of the city with the citizens of Munich in attendence. This day would […]

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by / on September 23, 2013 at 4:05 pm / in Dress to Impress

Nolcha Fashion Week: Part Three

Written by Marcella Elbaum While we love runway shows that showcase the risqué and obscure, we also enjoy seeing designers’ fashion-forward looks that we could actually wear ourselves without getting a fine for indecent exposure, or having to be six feet tall and get a Brazilian wax. Luckily, Nolcha Fashion Week offers a platform for talented designers to showcase their innovative, creative and […]

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by / on September 23, 2013 at 2:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Rioja Wine Festival Celebration at Casa Pomona!

Rioja, a Spanish wine region known for their fantastic wines, amazing food, and beautiful scenery is being celebrated at Casa Pomona. From September 23-30th, this Spanish tapas spot is celebrating all the wonderful festivals going on in Rioja with their own Wine Festival Menu! This three-course menu is compiled of authentic Spanish dishes and wine pairings. Items like Beef and […]

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