Archive for November, 2013

by / on November 13, 2013 at 11:50 am / in Bottoms Up

Get To Know Spanish Wine

Spain is the home of many great things…croquetas, chorizo and of course, wine. Grandes Pagos de Espana is a private association of wine producers who are committed to exceptional single vineyard wines, all based on the strictest criteria of selection. Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to meet these top producers and sample their unbelievable wines. The selection was […]

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

Dessert Pizzas at Sotto 13

Dessert Pizza…say what?! Yes, at Sotto 13, you can have just that! The aroma of house made pizza, fresh ingredients, and tapas will attract you the second you walk through the door, while the relaxed ambiance and friendly staff will make the time pass by way too quickly. Sotto 13 offers four enticing and exciting dessert pizzas that are absolutely […]

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by / on November 12, 2013 at 11:10 am / in Food For Thought

Croissants at Whynot Coffee

The art of making croissants is such a contentious topic that Paris’ Association of French Bakers recently wrote a letter to Kanye West, chiding the rapper for the lyric, “In a French-ass restaurant/Hurry up with my damn croissants.” The crux of their argument was basically that good croissants require craftsmanship and patience, so Kanye should be more considerate. Clearly, this […]

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by / on November 11, 2013 at 6:23 pm / in Get Cultured

All That Fall

Following its critically acclaimed, sold out run in London’s West End, All That Fall has now come to New York City. The show, originally commissioned by the BBC as a radio play, was first broadcast in 1957. The premise is set in rural Ireland and tells the tale of Mrs. Rooney, struggling with age on her way to meet her […]

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by / on November 11, 2013 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Tailgating Just Got Better with Rib Shack Red

Being smack dab in the middle of football season can only mean one thing — wings and beer. But after weeks and weeks of touchdowns and interceptions, it’s time to switch it up. Rib Shack Red is just the answer you are looking for. This wine is the brainchild of Douglas Green, based out of Western Cape, South Africa. Perfect […]

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by / on November 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Tokya: A 3-D Nightlife Experience

Wedged in near happening nightlife spots Lavo and Tao emerges Tokya, a new nightclub and lounge brought to you by the masterminds behind some of New York’s hottest spots, such as Pink Elephant, Upstairs, XO Lounge and more. The multi-level space is unlike others in the city, utilizing a state of the art 3-D digital projection system, which illuminates and […]

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by / on November 8, 2013 at 11:45 am / in Food For Thought

Pippali Now Open in Murray Hill

Tamarind’s chef Peter Beck ventured due east for his opening of Pippali, where he brings the same kitchen know-how (Michelin star-worthy) for inventive Indian dishes in the heart of Murray Hill. Stepping off of East 27th street, guests are greeted by an amber-hued dining room and sleek bar, where bartenders prep chaas and lassis for thirsty diners. Leading the meal […]

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 3:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Social Italian Is The Way To Go

Italian restaurants can get boring in New York City —  same old food, tablecloths and atmosphere. While there’s nothing wrong with classic Italian, sometimes it’s more fun to do something a little outside the box. Sotto 13, located in the West Village, does just that. Sotto 13 showcases social Italian dining, offering small plates meant for sharing. They have an […]

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Kokum: A Delicious South Indian Spot

Kokum, an incredible South Indian restaurant, will win your heart with their style of traditional cooking. This authentic Southern Indian cuisine inspired restaurant does not have the Tandoori Chicken and Nann one would expect from the usual Indian restaurants. Southern Indian cuisine is one that is inspired by herbs and spices, and the heavy use of more coconut milk and no […]

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by / on November 6, 2013 at 4:45 pm / in Food For Thought

Cute ‘n’ Cozy Cucina Ciano

The Upper East Side has no shortage of restaurants but it’s our guess that the neighborhood will happily welcome Cucina Ciano into their folds. Brought to you by veteran restauranteur Stratis Morfogen and nightlife philanthropist Unik Ernest comes a farm to fork Italian eatery boasting seasonal fare. Once the eatery opens sometime this November, patrons will be welcomed into a […]

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