Tag: summer

Refreshingly Spiked Watermelon Balls

By Seth Fera-Schanes Few things are more refreshing than a slice of watermelon at a summer picnic.  One of the exceptions would be to take that watermelon and gently bathe it in a mixture of rum, lime juice and a little sugar.  See full recipe below. Purchasing a […]


Greenwood Shandy Cocktail Recipe

By Seth Fera-Schanes The third drink in our summer cocktail series; The Greenwood Shandy.  This citrus infused drink came to us from Greenwood Park Bar in Brooklyn.  On a hot day, what can be better than a mixture of grapefruit hefeweizen, grapefruit vodka and grapefruit juice (ensuring you […]

Summer Cocktail Recipe

By Seth Fera-Schanes There are two types of summer in New York City.  The first is pleasant, filled with friends, outdoor concerts, lazy weekends, etc.  The second kind is hot, stifling and really just bordering on gross. On the hot and humid days and weeks in the midst […]

Summer at the Greenmarket

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Union Square Farmer’s Market is in full summer mode.  Great flowers, squash, tomatoes and fish are all available and sourced from farmer’s in the Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I made my typical Saturday rounds and bought some red currants, snap peas and […]