Archive for May, 2016

by / on May 23, 2016 at 11:25 am / in Food For Thought

Score Champagne & Caviar on the Upper West Side

Champagne and caviar. What could be better? Many people think that caviar is much too exclusive and expensive and therefore, don’t have the opportunity to enjoy it. Olma Food is a manufacturar and distributor of fine caviar and after their success with the Olma Caviar Boutique & Bar at The Plaza Food Hall, they’ve decided to open up shop on […]

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by / on May 20, 2016 at 3:42 pm / in Get Cultured

Inside the 2016 Rainforest Alliance Gala

It’s not very often that you get invited to dine under the giant blue whale that has come to be synonymous with the American Museum of Natural History. My good friends at Lavazza, who doled out their delicious coffee at the event, invited me to check out the Rainforest Alliance 2016 Annual Gala, which took place last week after hours […]

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by / on May 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Get Rowdy at The Midnight Experience

One of my favorite things about New York City is the lively and vivacious entertainment that you can frequently stumble upon. There is never a lack of shows and performances and when we received an invite to check out a new show at The Cutting Room, we knew we couldn’t say no. The fun, energetic space has played  host to […]

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by / on May 19, 2016 at 12:50 pm / in Food For Thought

Oiji’s Korean Bites Take Over the Village

Honey butter chips? What are they, and how can I get more? While honey butter chips are the buzzy hitmaker for this quaint East Village Korean restaurant, the rest of the menu gleefully stands up to the precedent set by these sticky, salty, slivers of potato sent from heaven. The simple, clean décor of Oiji evokes a sentimentality that makes you feel like you’re […]

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by / on May 18, 2016 at 11:30 am / in The Twisted Library

The Glittering Court Sets Sail for New (Fantasy) Worlds

“I’d never planned on stealing someone else’s life.” Richelle Mead‘s new book, The Glittering Court, takes readers on a journey of hidden identities and ambitions in the new fantasy worlds of Osfrid and Adoria. To avoid a horrible arranged marriage (and an even more horrible future mother-in-law), the young Osfridian Countess of Rothford jumps at her first opportunity to escape: impersonate a […]

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by / on May 17, 2016 at 3:45 pm / in The Twisted Library

Former: A Novel About What It Means to be a Zombie and What It Means to be a Human

Before I opened the covers of the science fiction novel Former, written by A.E. Stueve, I sat for a while with it in my lap, just staring silently down at the cover. It features a dark silhouette of a man’s profile, cigarette in mouth, then within this image is another image of what looks like a forest, a very foggy […]

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by / on May 17, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Food For Thought

Everything You Need to Know About Del Frisco’s New Menu

Any person who lives in the city and eats meat knows of the infamous Del Frisco’s Dougle Eagle Steak House. Located conveniently in the heart of Midtown, this steak joint has welcomed people from all over to enjoy their rare steak cuts and fresh seafood. Recently, they rolled out a brand new menu which will allow New Yorkers to enjoy […]

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by / on May 16, 2016 at 12:55 pm / in Food For Thought

Serving Up Comfort Food in Style: A.G. Kitchen’s Nuevo Latino Cuisine

With both indoor and roofed-patio seating facing Columbus Avenue, A.G. Kitchen is the neighborhood spot to relish in the warm weather, people-watching, and good food. Whether you’re seeking a familiar childhood dish or looking to be transported to the tropics, Chef Garcia’s Nuevo Latino flare will let you find flavor with a little bit of both. From the cubano sandwich to their assortment of classic burgers, A.G. […]

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by / on May 13, 2016 at 11:50 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

“Ghost” Revival in Lancaster, PA

On Saturday I had the honor of visiting Lancaster, PA to watch a rework of the musical adaptation of “Ghost.” This one seemed to focus more on the story and be less about the spectacle. If you saw “Ghost” on Broadway, you know exactly what I am talking about when I say they want to focus on the story instead […]

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by / on May 12, 2016 at 11:40 am / in Get Cultured

“Body: Anatomies of Being” Exposes More Than Just the Title

Have you ever look at yourself and wondered how does that work? What do the millions and millions of dead cells do when they were alive? Do they communicate like us? Am I a planet? And if so, have you spent hours upon hours online learning of what makes you…you? These are the questions that drive “Body: Anatomies of Being” conceived […]

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