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Ninth Avenue Food Festival 2012

One of the best things about New York is its diversity. One could eat food from different parts..

At Jones Wood Foundry, British Food is More Than Good!

I have never in my life heard anything good be said about the cuisine of the UK unless it had t..

Kentucky Derby Cocktail by Gail Simmons

I love the holidays. It's the time when lots of yummy recipes come into my inbox for sharing. T..

Pregnant Teen Dies in CA Vineyard, Guilty Parties Get Community Service

Two California farm supervisors charged in the heat-related death of a pregnant teen farmworker..

Eat at Le Bernadin for $45 and Help City Harvest

Talk about the chance of a lifetime. Le Bernadin is offering its City Harvest 3-course lunch me..

Still Haven’t Reserved for Mother’s Day?

Last week I gave plenty of great deals for Mother's Day: a free bottle of prosecco at Millesime..

Why Your Spicy Tuna is Being Replaced with “Ex-Lax” Fish

A recent study released by the conservation group Oceana, an international organization working..

Openings, Closings, and New York Restaurant News

Bistro The Tea Set: They just received their liquor license. This means a new watering hole for..

The BLT Turkey Club at the Standard Grill: Today, Tomorrow, and Forever

It was Greek Easter Sunday and I was ready to have some Lamb. I figured it was a great time to ..

Lenny Kravitz May Not Cook For You, But You Can Eat His…

Sushi...why do you have such a dirty mind? I recently wrote about the sushi box that was desig..

Cinco De Mayo, Not Just the #4 Drunkest Holiday

Most of us know Cinco de Mayo as the day to hit up Mexican restaurants and enjoy Margaritas. Pe..

Eat Like a Winner at the Kentucky Derby 2012

The Kentucky Derby is a quintessential event in America. As such, planning is done way in advan..

Effects of BP Oil Spill: Mutant Shrimp and Health Hazards

April 20th marked the second anniversary of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, wh..

Stop Being Cheap New York, Make Your Mother’s Day Resos Today!

Mom slaves away all day in the kitchen...ok...maybe not anymore. Today's mom may be better at o..

Jordan Turns 40. Not Michael, Silly…The Winery

For wine lovers throughout the world, Jordan is always heard in high regard. The California win..

Detroit’s “too expensive” Restaurant Week 2012

When I think of Detroit, I think of Eminem, cars, Kiss, the economy, and food. Yup. I think abo..

Why Montanara Pizza sucks; it’s Zeppole with Cheese

Antonio Starita's new pizza place opened in February in Hell's Kitchen. It quickly rose to fame..

Visit to the HBO Game of Thrones Store

This post has nothing to do with food. It has to do with my obsession with A Song of Ice and Fi..

What Does Marijuana Wine Taste Like?

Michael Steinberger is an author and for nearly ten years was a wine columnist at Slate. St..

Balade: A Perfect Place to Get Acquainted with Lebanese

I recently stopped by Balade for a bite. It is located in one of my favorite dining locations, ..

California Judge Sides With Happy Meals

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit in California that sought to prohibi..

Eat with Me at Millesime

I've been working diligently and chatting up with lots of restaurants. I've slowly become addic..

Alamo Drafthouse to Open on NYC’s UWS

The rumor is confirmed. Alamo Drafthouse will be opening up a location on the Upper West Side ..

Review Pera Soho

I had the pleasure of dining at two great Turkish restaurants last week. Savann and Pera SoHo. ..

Dynamite Dining Deals in NYC

The good news is that the economy is rebounding. The bad news is that some of us have not reb..

Review Savann Restaurant New York: Unassumingly Delicious

I recently received an invite to review Savann. I had no expectations when I arrived. It is loc..

Sex For Cheeseburgers

The Smoking Gun, a website that gathers information from court files nationwide, and from gover..

Nightclub Hosts Food Stamp Party – Free Shots At Door

A nightclub in Montgomery, Alabama plans on hosting a "Food Stamp Friday"party on April 6. An ..

Don’t want to cook for Passover 2012, Eat Here NYC!

New York celebrates its Jewish community; so do New York restaurants. I always look forward to ..

Matsuri and Hiro Auctions

If you follow NYC restaurant news, you've probably heard that New York institutions Matsuri Res..

Where to Eat Easter 2012 in NYC

Easter is most associated (in the food sense) with Chocolate bunnies, peeps and colored eggs. I..

Campo Viejo Color Me Uncorked

I get lots and lots of emails from PR companies. This one was worth sharing. Campo Viejo, Rio..

TacoCopter

UPDATE: TACOCOPTER ONLY A CONCEPT. We love robots. Robots are cool. You know what's cooler? Ro..

Pick Up Lenny Kravitz (Sushi) in NYC

First we had George Clooney Tequila, now another incredibly attractive celeb is making mouths w..

The History Of Merlot By Gundlach Bundschu Winery

I LOVE WINE. All wine (except for white zinfandel; it's tainted the zinfandel name and I think..

Daniel Boulud Celebrates His Birthday

Today is Chef Daniel Boulud's 57th birthday.He is not only an incredible chef, he is a celebrit..

NY French Restaurant Week 2012

I am a Francophile. I have been obsessed with all things French since I was a little girl. This..

Interview with Chris Kerston of Chaffin Family Orchards

Loving food is a complicated thing.  The amount of research that has to be done in order to ea..

IACP Expo, Book and Blog Festival 2012

The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is hosting their 2012 Expo on Ap..

NY March Dining Events You Should NOT Miss

The weather is gorgeous and I am ready to dine. Restaurants are prepping for Spring dining feve..

Great Spots for Outdoor Dining in NYC

This winter could be an argument for global warming. This week we hit 70 degrees in NYC. People..

Review the Roaring Fork Restaurant, Austin

Suddenly, my server pulled out a flashlight. I was thankful for it. I just had a 35th birthday ..

City Harvest Food Drives For Passover

Our team believes that nobody should go hungry. It's one of the reasons we love organizations l..

Review La Condesa Austin

I had been hearing that La Condesa had some of the best Mexican food in Austin. This was absolu..

Review Blue Ribbon BBQ Austin

I'm at SXSW this week. It has been pretty disappointing. It took me 24 hours to get from NY to ..

23rd Annual U.S. Pastry Competition

The 23rd Annual U.S. Pastry Competition took place this week at the International Restaurant a..

The Greening of Hollywood: Movies, Celebrities and Restaurants

This is a guest post by Susan Zechter, the author of the 2012 Celebrity HotSpots Los Angeles R..

Wall Street Execs Scam Thousands in Free Food & Beer

Slick Wall Street players have found yet another way to game the system -- only this time inste..

Students Stage Four-Day Boycott of Cafeteria Food

According to a local Texas news station, about 30 students at Austwell-Tivoli Junior High Schoo..

New Bill Could Put NY Wine Sales “At Restâ”

I just got a message from one of my old wine industry buddies. There's always some silly, idiot..