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by / on January 16, 2018 at 2:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Abbotsford Road Takes a New Approach to Coffee

Abbotsford Road isn’t your typical neighborhood coffee joint. Sure, its massive square footage in an industrial building in Gowanus definitely allows for a decent-sized weekend crowd of hip Brooklyn moms, or the laptop-toting freelancers who occupy the chic wooden tables during the week, but there’s a lot more there than meets the eye. Educating their customer base, importing the highest […]

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by / on January 8, 2018 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

Sushi by Bou Opens Up a New Iteration in Chelsea

A sophomore outpost of this speakeasy-style sushi restaurant has opened up in the labyrinth beneath the Jue Lan Club restaurant in Chelsea, and it’s just as big of a success as the Time Square flagship. Neon lights point the way down a few steps and through a funky, yet ominous stairwell covered from ceiling to floor in bright, mesmerizing graffiti. A […]

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by / on December 18, 2017 at 2:53 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Your Last Minute Guide to Holiday Gifting

It’s the time of year when the holidays sneak up on you, and you’re completely unprepared for the multitude of gifts you have to buy. Friends, family, co-workers, significant others – the list seems to grow every year, which means that you’re just getting more popular as time goes on. Congrats! Here’s hoping your holiday bonus matches your increasing popularity. […]

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by / on December 12, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Cibo e Vino Refreshes Its Menu and Appearance Just in Time for the Holidays

When you first walk into Cibo e Vino, an Italian restaurant and wine bar on the Upper West Side, you can’t help but be struck by the warmth that exudes from every corner of the dining room. High ceilings filled with orb-like lighting fixtures emit a gentle glow, and lush potted plants make you feel like you’re dining in an […]

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by / on November 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm / in Food For Thought

Argentinian Cuisine on the Upper East Side

Chimichurri Grill East is a stone’s throw away from Bloomingdale’s, but this peaceful stretch of 61st Street couldn’t feel farther away from the hustle and bustle of Midtown shopping. Soft lighting welcomes you into the bar at the base of this classic Upper East Side townhouse, where you have the option of dining in one of three rooms: the bar, […]

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by / on November 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Guinness Celebrates Its 200th Birthday in America

Two hundred years ago, a man named Benjamin Guinness used a roasted grain called Black Patent Malt as the foundation of Guinness stout as Americans know it today. Complete with a bespoke canvas bag printing station, live music, and snacks that included fried chicken and mashed potatoes in a cone, Guinness spared no expense at creating a warm, welcoming environment […]

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by / on October 25, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Toilets + The Environment – An Unlikely but Fruitful Partnership

If you thought home appliances weren’t an ideal source for eco-friendly products, think again. Toto, a Japanese plumbing company with humble roots and lofty goals, recently sponsored a wellness event to spread their mission of water efficiency. For one hundred years, Toto has been utilizing the technology behind water efficiency in all of their top of the line inventory, and […]

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by / on August 22, 2017 at 3:55 pm / in Bottoms Up

Argo Tea, Not Just a Porch-friendly Beverage

Iced tea, generally thought of as a low-calorie alternative to water (according to girls “watching their sugar” everywhere), has reinvented itself as the perfect cocktail mixer. Argo Tea, generally known for its commitment to local and sustainable tea production, has teamed up with several note-worthy spirit companies to create some truly excellent cocktails. Raising brand awareness while providing a low-calorie alternative […]

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by / on August 9, 2017 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Are Cream Cheese Bites the New “It” Dessert?

If you ask Becky with the Good Bites, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. With humble beginnings in her Manhattan kitchen, Becky channeled a weeknight sweet tooth into a business of more than snack-able proportions. Using cheesecake as a jumping off point of inspiration, Becky’s OG chocolate bites boast six different flavors, are hand dipped in chocolate, and are the […]

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by / on July 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm / in Food For Thought

Alice’s Arbor is Still Bed-Stuy’s Neighborhood Gem

You’d have to live under a rock not to recognize that the Bed Stuy section of Brooklyn is taking off as an “it” neighborhood to live and play. Alice’s Arbor, a five-year veteran of the hood, was an early adopter of the desirability of this neighborhood, and has maintained its presence by producing solid food in an attractive space. Refurbished […]

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