Archive for October, 2013

by / on October 27, 2013 at 8:08 pm / in Blushing Beaut, Food For Thought

Happy Chocolate Day!

This is no joke. National Chocolate Day actually exists, and it comes to us chocolate-lovers on October 28th. A mere few days before Halloween! Check out our top five chocolate shops in New York City to stop in! Francois Payard Patisserie: The famed dessert chef has many shops throughout the city, but our favorite resides on the Upper East Side. […]

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by / on October 25, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in Blushing Beaut

The Art Of Shaving Introduces Chelsea-Inspired Shave Collection

No-shave November is almost underway, but before you go all “Grizzly Adams,” it’s time to give yourself a nice clean shave. When it comes to grooming, quality and comfort are two of the most important factors. Most people have their favorite shampoo, cologne, hair dye–why not… and shaving razor. Most men hate to shave — rubbing an electric trimmer across […]

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by / on October 25, 2013 at 3:29 pm / in Get Cultured

Jericho: A Look Into the Aftermath of September 11th

The collective memory of the September 11th attacks and how individuals cope with such tragedy is the focus for Jericho, a new play at the 59E59 Theaters. Jack Canfora’s play is a thoughtful and provoking meditation on a family destroyed by such a catastrophe. Beth (Eleanor Handley) is the central character who is still grappling with her former boyfriend’s death […]

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by / on October 24, 2013 at 2:10 pm / in Bottoms Up

We Still Love AnestasiA Vodka

Back in July, Manhattan with a Twist covered a new, gluten-free vodka. AnestasiA Vodka is an American-made ultra-premium spirit created by Ukranian born Yuliya Mamontova. Not only is this vodka super smooth, but it comes packaged unlike any other spirit. The award-winning bottle was designed by Karim Rashid, who welcomed us to his New York City studio earlier this week. […]

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by / on October 24, 2013 at 12:49 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Frightening Festivities: Where to Party This Halloween

Pounds & Ounces: This Chelsea hub is throwing a B-tchin’ Halloween Bash on October 31st. Doors open at 9pm and make sure to come in costume — there will be a contest where you will have the chance to win cash and other prizes. There is no entry fee for this fun soiree, but for $25 you get two cocktails […]

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by / on October 23, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in Bottoms Up

City Wine Tours: A Treat For All Wine Drinkers

I like wine just as much as the next person, but does that mean I can tell a Pinot Noir from a Merlot? Not quite. Enter City Wine Tours, a super fun way to spend a couple of hours in the city! This company offers fun, two-hour wine tours throughout different neighborhoods in New York City, allowing guests to explore […]

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by / on October 23, 2013 at 1:15 pm / in Dress to Impress

Cat Footwear Releases New Collection of Fall Boots & Giveaway!

One of the reasons every girl loves Fall is because it means that it’s finally boot season! We love our boots and one of our favorite footwear brands is giving us the goods this season. Cat Footwear started off in the industrial work boot sector and his since grown into a fashionable lifestyle collection for hip, urban men and women. […]

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by / on October 23, 2013 at 11:55 am / in Bottoms Up, Food For Thought

The Best of the Best at New York City Wine & Food Festival

Food, wine and liquor lovers plan months in advance to get their hands on tickets to the prestigious New York City Wine & Food Festival, presented by Food & Wine. This year marked the festival’s sixth anniversary, with fun, fabulous food events taking place from October 17th through 20th. The festival is not just about eating and drinking to your […]

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by / on October 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

Spine-Chilling Cocktails From Beyond

Just because we grow to love Halloween as children doesn’t mean we can’t still love this holiday as adults. And there’s no better way to liven up a party than with liquor. Whether you are donning devil’s horns, a white sheet or fangs this Halloween, we’ve got a cocktail that’ll send chills up your spine! Vampira (Courtesy of Piedra Azul) Ice […]

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by / on October 21, 2013 at 2:55 pm / in Bottoms Up, Food For Thought

Holy Manon!

Here at Manhattan with a Twist, we are no stranger to amazing food, which is why we were insanely impressed with recently opened Manon, located in the heart of the Meatpacking District. Head inside and prepare to be blown away by the awe-inspiring three story venue.The first floor hosts the bar and lounge while the second floor contains the main […]

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