Food For Thought

by / on November 2, 2016 at 12:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Make Lunch Great Again: Basmati Rice Bowls

With so much processed food in America, it can be challenging to find a healthy meal. One of my favorite types of cuisine is Indian, not only because it’s usually quite healthy, but it has an abundance of flavor. AMIRA is a producer and exporter of Indian food products, including oils, snacks, ready-to-eat meals, dairy products and basmati rice. Naturally, […]

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by / on October 10, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Food For Thought

Celebrate the Harvest the Japanese Way at Robataya

A dojo in the middle of the East Village, Robataya ramps up the American ideal of Japan in a glittering commercial of a meal. Empty bottles of sake line the wood-paneled walls and the giant table in the entryway seats 24 and overtakes the room Fresh fish and vegetables are on display in baskets, and everything here, from mushrooms to […]

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by / on October 4, 2016 at 2:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Travel to Samui, It’s Only a Train Away

If you’ve ever seen Meet the Parents then you know that Koh Samui is an island off the coast of Thailand. Named after this island oasis, Samui, a new Brooklyn restaurant, dishes out Southeast Asian inspired fare in the midst of Fort Greene. Chef and owner A. Napadol brings a healthier version of Thai to the borough with a less […]

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by / on October 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Malt House Expands to its Slam Dunk of a Second Location

The owners of Malt House, a cozy neighborhood bar in Greenwich Village, have outdone themselves with their monolith of a second location in the Financial District. With Chef Armando Avila (formerly of STK and Five Napkin Burger) at the helm of both restaurants, this upscale dining experience elevates all of the reasons you loved the original location. The Financial District […]

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by / on September 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Top Concoctions at The Great Big Bacon Picnic

Bacon. It’s arguably one of the best foods on the planet. Vegetarians may disagree, but that’s only because they’re missing out. This past weekend, The Great Big Bacon Picnic took over the Old Pfizer Factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, giving New Yorkers more than just a taste of their favorite meat. The indoor/outdoor festival lucked out with a beautiful weather weekend, […]

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by / on September 15, 2016 at 12:55 pm / in Food For Thought

Elevate Your Palate and Your Status with Bordeaux and Caviar

Caviar, a food rich in both price and taste, is normally paired with champagne or vodka, two different beverages that are light and allow the caviar to do the heavy lifting. It was a wonderful experience to enjoy the same buttery richness of caviar with a more substantial glass of wine (or twelve) in hand. John Knierim, the Vice President […]

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by / on September 8, 2016 at 1:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Feel Energized ‘N Rested with the Help of Sundown Naturals Gummy Vitamins

I received this product for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review. Being an adult doesn’t always mean giving up life’s little pleasures. Remember going into candy stores and stocking up on all your favorite sweets? Well now you can kind of do the same thing, but in a healthy way. Sundown® Naturals is a company that produces […]

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by / on August 17, 2016 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

Giveaway: The End of Summer Just Got Better Thanks to Gourmet Gift Baskets

One of the things I really dislike is giving meaningless gifts. I search high and low to find friends and family something I truly believe they will enjoy. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone this summer, or just need an August pick-me-up, we have a delicious solution for you. is an e-commerce site that has options […]

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by / on August 16, 2016 at 1:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Grain-focused Pizzeria in NoMad is a Home Run

PN Wood Fire Pizza is the newest addition to the blossoming food scene north of Madison Square Park. PN stands for Pecore Nere, or black sheep, because this is a place where no one is afraid to stand out. Utilizing ancient grains, which are not refined nor enriched, is a cornerstone of the business model at PN. Each pizza is […]

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by / on August 9, 2016 at 1:31 pm / in Food For Thought

Gallow Green Rolls Out Shakespearean Cocktails + New Pizzas!

Perched atop the McKittrick Hotel that is best known for housing the theatrical production Sleep No More is a hidden gem called Gallow Green. Fauna and flora drape themselves across refurbished wooden beams, creating an air of rustic warmth that is not especially common in this part of the city. Executive Chef Pascal Leseach’s new menu features innovative pizzas and […]

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