Post Tagged with: "NYC"

by / on November 8, 2016 at 11:15 am / in Get Cultured

Discover the Trendiest Venues with Heat App

Apps have completely changed the way that we communicate, eat, travel, and even sleep. There is an app out there for any and everything right now. New York City is the “City That Never Sleeps” and for a good reason. The main reason being that there are so many things to do in New York City, even a native New Yorker […]

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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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by / on July 21, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

HENRI’s Backyard is Bringing the Best Backyard Straight to You

More of a companion piece than a sequel, the second Brooklyn-based restaurant by restauranteur Binh Douglas of the HENRI Hospitality Group is off to a great start. In a cozy space previously occupied by the Pickle Shack, Henri’s Backyard is a “bar-forward” laid back environment in which to sip a cocktail and an assortment of snacks under the protective canopy […]

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by / on June 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm / in Get Cultured

Inside This Year’s Loisaida Festival

There are many things about New York City that I love and am proud of, but one thing that stands out is its diverse communities and its desire to elevate those communities. The energy of the Puerto Rican and Latino community made its presence known during the opening of the Loisaida Festival that has been held during Memorial Day Weekend since […]

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by / on May 2, 2016 at 12:45 pm / in Food For Thought

New York’s Best Cheesemongers Face Off Over Curds & Bread

Do you like cheese? Do you dream about it? Do you eat so much before bed that it gives you creepy dreams? (Seriously, cheese dreams are real. Google it.) Do you particularly enjoy when different kinds of cheese are smushed between two pieces of artisanal bread and melted over a pile of butter on a skillet? The Big Cheesy, my friends, […]

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by / on March 18, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Kobrick Coffee Rolls Out a Coffee-Cocktail List That is Unrivaled

If there was ever a place where a coffee bar can double as a chic place to enjoy an aperitif, the Meatpacking District is it. The soft lighting, the long, stainless steel bar aching to be leaned against, and the surprisingly lengthy list of coffee-infused cocktails all contribute to making Kobrick Coffee one of a kind. During the day, Kobrick’s […]

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by / on March 11, 2016 at 11:20 am / in Food For Thought

Sweet Treats to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Beers, whiskies, all green everything…these are a few of the things that make St. Patrick’s Day great. Not to mention celebrating Irish culture! And with all the drinking involved with this holiday, it’s only natural to soak it up with some delicious treats. We know of a few in NYC that’ll make you feel lucky even if you aren’t Irish. […]

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by / on December 15, 2015 at 11:15 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Lumos Lights the Way with Baijiu

New Yorkers have become accustomed to the typical spirits that fill bars and restaurants, including vodka, gin and whiskey, but there is a new spirit that should be mixed in your next cocktail…Baijiu. It might be new to New Yorkers, but Baijiu dates back nearly 5,000 years and has been a popular spirit in the Chinese culture. While there are […]

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by / on October 1, 2015 at 3:18 pm / in Bottoms Up

Craft Spirit Exchange: A Place for Small-Batch Lovers

In the heart of Williamsburg, several different craft spirit proprietors came together to trade recipes, distillation processes, craft secrets, and fandom – not unlike the underlying goal of, which launched a few weeks ago. CSX’s mission is to “connect enthusiasts and novices alike with a broad selection of amazing spirits, and provide exclusive access to rare and limited release […]

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by / on August 28, 2015 at 11:15 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Putting the ‘and’ Back into Hospitality at Ampersand

In a city that prides itself on ever-changing style, evolution and re-invention are commonplace things. Don’t like your hair?  Chop it off. Over your closet? Shopping sprees are an easy solution given the proper credit limit. For bars and restaurants, total makeovers are much more difficult to come by. The establishment formerly known as The Pizza Pub boasted a great […]

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