Tag: summer

Caribbean Descent

By Marsha Clarke If you live anywhere on God’s green earth I’m willing to bet that you have a friend of Caribbean descent, especially if you live in NYC.  You probably noticed that by the start of every summer they mysteriously disappear never to be heard of until […]


NYC Restaurant Week

New York City restaurant week occurs twice a year; once in the late winter/early spring and a second time during late summer.  Due to the popularity of these events, each restaurant week runs approximately three weeks which definitely helps with getting reservations.

Dueling Cherries

By Seth Fera-Schanes We are expanding our summer drink menu with two different versions of cherry lemonade.  Both recipes are non-alcoholic, but if you wanted to add a little rum we won’t tell anyone.  Each recipe calls for fresh cherries which are in season right now.  These drinks […]

What is Vinegar Hill?

By Seth Fera-Schanes An enigma among New York City neighborhoods,  Vinegar Hill is a small area of Brooklyn nestled between D.U.M.B.O and the Brooklyn Naval Yard.  Stand on a corner and face one direction and you are met with cobblestone streets and seemingly abandoned houses that could be straight […]

3 Summer Fruit Cocktails

By Seth Fera-Schanes The summer cocktail recipe list grows (by 3 fantastic new drinks this time.)  We were looking for ways to incorporate the freshest summer ingredients into one of summer’s longest standing traditions; drinking outside on a lazy weekend afternoon. The first recipe is a Watermelon Champagne […]

Smorgasburg at the Brooklyn Flea Market

By Marsha Clarke If you are walking through the Brooklyn Bridge Park on a Sunday afternoon minding your own business, secretly judging hipsters and you see a congregation of people at food tents….Run!  And you should run right into that place called Smorgasburg.  This operation of Brooklyn Flea, which […]