Venison Schnitzel

By Seth Fera-Schanes One of the advantages to living in New York City is the wide range of food items, sourced from all over the world, that are easily accessible just about anytime you want them.  Have a craving for Durian fruit from Thailand?  Consider it done.  Simply […]

Sugar, for a Good Cause

By Denise Oliveira Where in New York City can you see an art exhibit about Jewish gangsters, rub shoulders with a food writer from The New York Times, and eat all the baked goods you could possibly desire? At this Saturday’s (Oct. 25) bake sale to benefit the […]

The Cuban Table: Brooklyn Chef Q&A

She worked in film, and never thought she’d write a cookbook. But then she started a food blog, and everything changed. “I’ve always been attracted to stories, and it turns out a cookbook is just a way to tell a story. Every recipe has its narrative,” says Ana Sofia Peláez, whose new cookbook, The Cuban Table, published by St. Martin’s Press hits bookstores on Oct. 28. Earlier this month, we spoke with Brooklyn-based Ana about her personal story, her blog, Hungry Sofia, and her upcoming book. Below, she shares one of her favorite recipes from the book, Arroz con Pollo.

Halloween in the City

By Denise Oliveira Living in the City – especially in Manhattan – it’s easy to forget all about Halloween until the day actually arrives and the West Village is inundated with costumed adults eager to show off their creativity. But it’s worth making time to take a stroll […]

The Pear Tree by 2nd Floor on Clinton

By Seth Fera-Schanes Our Fall cocktail lineup continues with this delicious pear themed drink.  A great balance of spices and speciality spirits make this drink perfect for special occasions or after dinner drinks with your closes friends.  Recipe and photo were submitted by 2nd Floor on Clinton on […]

The Cloisters: Art & Meditation

By Denise Oliveira Medieval art, breathtaking views, and peace & quiet: These are a few of the things you’ll find at The Cloisters, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Nestled in Fort Tyron Park, at the northern tip […]

Mad for Chicken in K-Town

By Marsha Clarke The start of fall always brings back childhood memories of school for me.  When a teacher was the person who made you confront your bully with verbal reasoning followed by a stiff punch to the belly button of that little jerk.  When you made new […]