Tag: summer

Should I Visit New York City in the Summer?

In one word; absolutely!  While New York City summers can be hot, humid and smelly (I am really selling you on this right now) there is a range of activities and you have the opportunity to take advantage of the long days to explore so many new neighborhoods.


Cannellini Bean and Ramp Salad

By Seth Fera-Schanes I put this dish together to use one of my favorite ingredients: ramps. Ingredients: 1.5 cups of prepared Cannellini Beans. (Or 1 15oz can Cannellini beans – rinsed) 3 fresh ramps, grilled or cooked in a cast iron skillet and chopped.  If ramps are not […]

Summer Nights in New York

By Seth Fera-Schanes Summer in the city is a showcase of the weather’s emotions.  Hot and humid one minute, pouring rain the next.  90 degrees on a Saturday and 66 on Sunday.  The ups and downs can be a little hard to understand but there are perfect moments […]

Absinthe Drink

By Seth Fera-Schanes Description: This drink arrives just in time for the Spring.  Add some fresh mint leaves from the garden and enjoy with a couple of your friends.  Enjoy! Cocktail by KJ Wiliiam’s, Head Bartender, Flatiron Lounge, NYC. Ingredients: 2 oz – Plymouth gin 3/4 oz – […]

A Beetlejuice Cocktail?

By Seth Fera-Schanes If only I could say his name three times and this cocktail would appear.  Let’s give it a try.  Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!  Wait for it….nothing.  Not a problem because we have the full recipe courtesy of Lederhosen NYC included below. This is a nice drink to […]

Green with Envy

By Seth Fera-Schanes We are entering late August and summer is starting to wane.  Each day brings an earlier sunset and cooler temperatures.  The progression is gradual but inevitable.  Soon autumn will be here which does have me excited but sometimes I want to hang onto a few […]