Archive for December, 2015

by / on December 31, 2015 at 12:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Dominique Bistro: French Fare in the West Village

A new French cafe opened its door in November 2015, bringing the class and elegance of Parisian culture to New York City’s West Village. Dominique Bistro, helmed by chef Dominick Pepe serves up classic French dishes, as well as authentic countryside favorites. The perfect, cozy spot to snuggle up and dine at during the winter, the bistro exudes all the […]

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by / on December 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Spirited Ice Creams Will Keep Your Spirits Up

  Recently launched Momenti Spirited Ice Creams marries two of your favorite things in to one — ice cream and alcohol. Founded by Leif Pearson, Momenti is a wonderful adult dessert for all to enjoy. The company finds inspiration from classic cocktails and pairings, serving up between 5-13% alcohol in each different flavor. Not only do both their sorbets and […]

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by / on December 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm / in Dress to Impress

Get your Beach on with Cabana Anna Swimwear!

Just because the summer is over it does not mean that it is too early to start stocking up on swimwear. In fact, with the winter holidays upon us, it’s the perfect time to refresh your swimwear wardrobe! Cabana Anna Swimwear is a California-based company that brings something different to the table: the mission of this brand is to fight […]

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by / on December 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“Noma: My Perfect Storm” is a Love Letter to a Culinary Genius

Do you live in the city we cover? Manhattan and its five boroughs offer the most diverse group of people this side of the pond, and that includes cuisines. We are spoiled living in such a melting pot, that no matter where we go, chances are there is a bomb restaurant around the corner. But guess what? We do not […]

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by / on December 23, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Utsav: Modern Indian Fare in the Heart of Midtown

While it seems like a new restaurant opens up in this city every other day, it is no small feat to keep a restaurant open in New York City. Maintaining a steady clientele and managing the constant adjustment of sky rocketing rents, as well as catering to the ever evolving demands of New York City food and dining, even the […]

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by / on December 23, 2015 at 11:15 am / in Bottoms Up

Pre-Made Classic Whisky Cocktails

It’s that time of year again. That time of year when families get together to put up their trees, buy gifts for their loved ones, and stock up on their favorite bourbons and whiskeys for hot toddies, egg nog, Old Fashioneds, and Manhattan recipes. Just in time for the holidays, comes the new line of Prohibition-inspired whisky cocktail drinks, Studebaker. […]

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by / on December 22, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Get Cultured

A Holiday Gift Guide for the Nerd in Your Life

Music obsessed? Never seen without a glass of wine? Got light sabers hanging on your wall? We’ve been there. Nerds are in and we’ve got some gifts for the different types of nerds in your life. Check ’em out and let us know what you think! Harry Potter fans are undoubtedly looking forward to the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where […]

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by / on December 22, 2015 at 11:45 am / in Get Cultured

“Once Upon A Mattress” is Forgettable but Definitely Entertaining

The holidays are here once again my dear readers, what a grand time to be in the city. Crowded streets full of tourists that can’t walk for some reason and somehow without communicating create an explosive mess of our city in unison. The stores we love can’t barely be inhabited and every night Uber surges its prices. But the one […]

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by / on December 21, 2015 at 3:35 pm / in The Twisted Library

If These Jewels Could Talk

It’s no secret that we all sit in anticipation waiting for award season. Sure, we’re interested in who’s taking home the statue. But who are we kidding? The red carpet arrivals have turned into their own show. What celebrity is wearing what designer is the question everyone wants to know. While the lavish gowns are major, the glamorous jewelry celebrities […]

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by / on December 21, 2015 at 11:10 am / in Get Cultured

Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Under $100

Hawaiian Body Products Lip Moisturizer ($6) Global Wine Cellars Entertainment Collection ($100) Window Box Pussy Willow Wreath ($58.97) Bijouxx Jewels Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings ($39.99) Essenza Soap Holiday Scents ($3.99) Squirrel & The Bee Chocolate-Chip-A-Holics ($8+) Beau Ties Ltd. Holiday Bow Tie ($45) Bittersweet Hair Tie Bracelet ($45-$85) Hynt Beauty Aria Pure Lipstick ($29) Brett Lauren B’s ($38-$100) Procrastination is […]

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