Articles by: Amanda Mactas

by / on February 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Good Stock Knows Its Soup

Nestled within the bustling Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall lies the latest location of Good Stock, a soup mecca that you shouldn’t miss. I have always been a soup fiend, I just can never get enough. And when the weather is cold and blustery, it really just hits the spot. Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc is just as inviting as his […]

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by / on February 13, 2017 at 11:15 am / in Blushing Beaut

Stressed? You Might Want to Try This New Supplement

If, like me, you find yourself a little more stressed recently (thanks Trump), you’re not alone. According to a 2016 study, 77% of people reported to regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, while 73% regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress [source]. That’s a lot of people. And it’s no secret that too much stress can cause serious health […]

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by / on February 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Step Into a New Way of Dining at Coarse

The West Village is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, so its fitting that Chef Vincent Chirico opened up Coarse right in the heart of it. The restaurant is covered with graffiti-style faces drawn by Noëmi Manser, along with street photography by Amon Focus, giving it a cool New York City vibe. The space seems to center around a big […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Home Sweet Home

Infinity Jars: Keeping Your Kitchen Fresh

Any of you who read Manhattan with a Twist (thank you!) know that I sure love food. So when I do my grocery shopping only to have my food spoil in a few short days, I get pissed. Since I’ve been cooking at home a lot more lately, it’s become important for me to utilize everything I purchase so as […]

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by / on February 3, 2017 at 12:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Twinings Masters the Art of Earl Grey

Arguably one of the most renowned tea companies in the world, Twinings launched its empire more than 300 years ago back in 1706 in London, England. Today, steeped (literally) in a rich history and decades of tradition, the Twinings company still remains on the forefront of the tea industry, with over 200 varieties of tea, served in countries around the […]

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by / on February 2, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

Make It Yourself: Creamed Spinach with Bacon

Need a side dish to serve up during the Super Bowl? Porter House Bar and Grill, located within The Shops at Columbus Circle, is known for its steaks and seafood. Chef and Managing Partner Michael Lomonaco shared with us one of the restaurant’s most popular side dishes. Whether you’re getting ready to watch the Superbowl or just need a new […]

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by / on February 1, 2017 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Score a Touchdown with Insane Lindt LINDOR Truffle Recipes

Superbowl Sunday is right around the corner and there’s no better way to snack during the big game than with something both salty and sweet. Like most people I know, I’m obsessed with Lindt’s LINDOR Truffles. They come in so many different flavors and colors so that everyone can enjoy. This year, we’re gearing up to see the rivalry between […]

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by / on January 25, 2017 at 11:45 am / in Food For Thought

Dunkin’ Donuts Teamed Up With Real Simple To Bring Us Tasty Recipes

Need some new recipes to add to your repertoire?? We recently stopped by Time Inc. to join Real Simple‘s Food Editor, Dawn Perry, to learn how to whip up some very tasty treats. Thanks to Dunkin’ Donuts, we were able to pair each dish with their Pumpkin Spice Coffee. The charismatic Dawn Perry was the perfect person to lead the […]

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by / on January 19, 2017 at 1:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Heat It Up with Argo Tea During Hot Tea Month

I love tea all year round, but I love an excuse to drink more. Cold weather certainly helps, and the fact that January is Hot Tea Month just gives us a little bit more incentive to start the year off right. Argo Tea, a company well-known for its all natural tea-based drinks and loose-leaf teas just launched its new Garden […]

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by / on January 13, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Try the World Without Traveling Anywhere

Subscription boxes are all the rage and why shouldn’t they be? You can try a boxful of goodies without leaving home and discover new and exciting products each month. One of our favorites that we recently discovered is called Try the World. This service delivers curated boxes filled with gourmet foods from around the world. There are three different box […]

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