Archive for March, 2019

by / on March 19, 2019 at 12:10 pm / in Bottoms Up, Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In with Strongbow Hard Cider

It’s no secret that I love hard cider, it’s a great lighter option than beer and is always super refreshing. However, sometimes it’s hard to drink more than one. Although cider is delicious, it can often be overly sweet and that can really turn people off. At my recent book club, I brought out some of Strongbow Hard Cider‘s new […]

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by / on March 18, 2019 at 2:55 pm / in Food For Thought

Lebanese Cuisine Comes to Midtown

In the up and coming neighborhood of Midtown East, the new bi-level Lebanese restaurant Yara, brings in a fresh new flavor that was previously missing. While there are delicious classic American staples in the area like The Smith, The Sea Fire Grill, and popular steakhouse Smith & Wollensky, ethnic restaurants are woefully lacking. The warm and elegant Yara gives diners […]

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by / on March 12, 2019 at 4:05 pm / in Bottoms Up

4 Rockin’ Cocktails To Make This St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate Irish culture with one, or all, of these fun, delicious cocktails! The Chaparrita (Courtesy of Licha’s Cantina, Austin, TX and Gem & Bolt) 1.5 oz. Gem & Bolt Mezcal 1 oz. Damiana Tea Splash of fresh pineapple juice Splash of lime bitter To make Damiana tea: Steep 1 oz. of dry damiana leaf in hot water for 30 minutes, […]

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by / on March 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Asana Rebel + Blank Label Join Forces for Their U.S. Launch

UK-based fitness app Asana Rebel recently launched the U.S. extension of their business with a splashy, fun workout class, and featured apparel sponsored by Blank Label Active, which launching this month, as well. The app features a multitude of at-home, yoga-based workouts, designed for a busy person who can’t devote a full hour to a class IRL. Hundreds of options are […]

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by / on March 5, 2019 at 10:40 am / in The Twisted Library

An Improbable Pairing: An Intriguing Romance in 1960s Switzerland

When Scott Stoddard, an American graduate student, sets off to Switzerland to start University, his life changes forever when he meets an older woman named Desiree, who happens to be the Countess de Rovere. But this is not your typical man meets older, more sophisticated woman romance novel. Filled with glamour, a European backdrop and flirtatious repartee, An Improbable Pairing […]

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