Wine Myths Busted

Did you know it’s ok to have red wine with fish? The heavier the bottle doesn’t always make it better or decanting isn’t always necessary? We explore some of these myths and you just may grab a bottle of Pinot Noir next time you’ve got your fish on a cedar plank in the oven. Red … Continue reading “Wine Myths Busted”

Establishment Spotlight – Fools Gold

I’ve been to Fools Gold a few times and it never fails to deliver. The same crew who brought us Alewife in LIC and The Jeffrey on the UES brought their magic to the LES. If you enjoy great food and an amazing beer selection any of their spots will have you coming back for more. My … Continue reading “Establishment Spotlight – Fools Gold”

Weekend Happenings

  Working for the Weekend was stuck in my head since Monday. I’ll probably have brunch and count down the days till spring training. What are you up to this weekend after checking out 50 Shades of Grey? Here’s some of our weekend picks. I’ve seen, done and heard a lot in my life but Ponycon takes the … Continue reading “Weekend Happenings”

Beer Myths Busted

In the quest for the truth about beer I came across the Top 10 Beer Myths from Largo Beverage Superstore and was surprised at some of these. Beer Myth 1: Beat the beer belly with light beer Sure light beer has less calories between 90-100. Regular beers typically have less than 200 calories…I had no idea! … Continue reading “Beer Myths Busted”

Top Skills For A Bartender

In full disclosure I’ve been frequenting bars before I should have. My first ID was taken away at Toads Place in New Haven, CT and in those days I was drinking swill and Dr. Pepper Shots. It wasn’t until I went to college in New Hampshire that I appreciated the relationship between bartender and patron. … Continue reading “Top Skills For A Bartender”

Weekend Happenings

You made it through another week and it’s time to enjoy some of the great things our city has to offer. Here are a few events happening around the city. If you’re in the mood for a cocktail (we definitely are) visit barHappy and find drink/food specials by neighborhood. New York Boat Show – You have until … Continue reading “Weekend Happenings”

Warm Up With These Winter Recipes

I wanted to share some of my favorite family winter warmers. Whether you’re hosting a party or joining one, these are sure to impress. Cream Cheese Dip – Perfect for Super Bowl XLIX. 2 packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese 1/4 cup (maybe a tad less) whole milk 1/4 cup (maybe a tad more) Catalina Dressing 3 tablespoons grated … Continue reading “Warm Up With These Winter Recipes”

Myths, Recipes And Suggestions For Keeping Warm This Winter

There is no denying it, winter is in full effect and Groundhog Day is still a few weeks away. Thankfully Mayor De Blasio will be hands off this years groundhog, but I’m guessing there will be payback for last years debacle…6 more weeks of winter is my prediction. Here are some tips, myths, recipes and suggestions … Continue reading “Myths, Recipes And Suggestions For Keeping Warm This Winter”

Great Date Night!

Feature: Great Date Night! There are so many date spots in NYC but how many have a killer speakeasy right upstairs for an after dinner drink?  If you’re looking for an intimate evening, whether it’s a first date, 20th date or a celebration of any kind just keep reading, these places are for you. We … Continue reading “Great Date Night!”