Places

Restaurant Deals in Austin During SXSW

I love SXSW. I look forward to my yearly trip to Austin each year. It is perhaps one of the mos..

St Patrick’s Cocktail Recipes

Renaissance Hotels all over the U.S. have started a great cocktail program to celebrate St. Pa..

Interview with Hari Nayak

Chef, restaurateur, and author Hari Nayak is out to change the world's perception of Indian foo..

Bars Use Facial Recognition Software To Track Patrons

Some businesses in Central Florida plan to use facial recognition technology to increase sales...

Review Azuri Cafe Midtown West

If you are looking for the best shawarma in NYC, Azuri Cafe may be it. I've been to this Hell's..

Louisiana Oyster Market “Destroyed”

According to Louisiana oysterman Terrance M. Shelley, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexi..

Review Basil Brick Oven Pizza Astoria

I am constantly in the search for amazing pizza. Totonno's in Coney Island ruled my heart for y..

Homaro Cantu’s Laptop Thief

I spend a lot of time online. It's been a bit more entertaining recently thanks to entrepeneur ..

Fiorini Review NYC

Susan Rike invited me and a few other food writers to sample the food at Fiorini. The restauran..

Margarita Day Deal at Oficina Latina

In a city where one drink can cost you $16, it is a good thing we have food and drink themed ho..

Vai Restaurant Review New York

Susan Rike invited me and a few other food writers to eat at Vai. It is the brainchild of Vince..

Chef Claude Godard’s Crepe Mamie Jeanne Recipe

Recipe on the bottom. I had the honor of meeting Chef Claude Godard recently. Outside of being..

Brazilian Carnival in NYC

My obsession with Brasil began in college when I interned for a Latin American art history prof..

National Margarita Day Deal Alert and Recipe

Recipe Follows: National Margarita Day takes place on Wednesday, February 22. They've decided ..

NYC Mardi Gras Celebrations

Fat Tuesday may be the ultimate food holiday. Mardi gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It is ce..

FriendsEAT February Meetup at Jeanne and Gaston

Each month we select a restaurant in NY for our dining meetup. This month we have selected Jean..

Heart Attack Grill Customer Has Heart Attack While Eating There

Fox 5 Vegas has posted an amateur video showing a man suffering a heart attack while dining at ..

Interview with Chef J. Joho

When I got the opportunity to interview Chef J. Joho, I was thrilled. His formal training began..

Grillin’ on the Bay

Grillin' on the Bay will take place on March 24 in Sheepshead, Brooklyn. It is is a BBQ contes..

3 Restaurants in Chicago that the Locals want to Keep a Secret

When I heard the title of MJ's blog, Carb Before the Storm, I knew that I would like what she h..

Spice Market’s All Natural Sodas Make at home!

I am not a soda drinker. I used to be. I stopped drinking soda for various reasons including th..

Lincoln Square’s “Fashion Plate Prix Fixe”

One of the most anticipated events in New York City is Fashion Week. For foodies, it is another..

Launch of NY Chocolate Week 2012

I wrote about Chocolate Week NYC two weeks ago and got a lovely invite from the organizers to d..

Recall: More Than 1 Million Eggs in 34 States Linked to Listeria

According to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release written by Diane Sparish, Michae..

Spice Market’s Spicy Thai Fried Chicken Wings

I love holidays. Tons of restaurants and press agencies send me recipes. This is one I particul..

Review Ristorante Aglio NYC

I was recently invited to a press tasting by Ristorante Aglio in Tribeca. It is a brand new res..

Oliver Exorcises Dog Food Grade Pink Slime From McDonald’s Burgers

Now that Food Revolution's Jamie Oliver has succeeded in humiliating McDonald's into terminatin..

NYC Valentine’s Day 2012

If you did not find anything to your liking in parts one, two or three...here are even more gre..

Superbowl 2012 NY

The New York Giants are bound for the big game! New Yorkers (and New Jerseyans) will be support..

The Mayor of Las Vegas Is Living On Food Stamps

According to ABCNews, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman took part in a local food bank's challeng..

My Favorite Wine Shop In NYC

I have been going to Spirits of Carmine for years. Their prices are fair, the staff (and owner)..

Drone Photos Reveal Meat Packing Plant Illegally Dumping Pig Blood

A website dedicated to news interests involving small, unmanned aviation systems (sUAS), or dro..

Review Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter

I received an invite from Organic Works to drop by Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter. Was I glad ..

NY Chocolate Week 2012

Didn't know this existed until today. A friend emailed me the link and I will admit. I am stoke..

Valentine’s Day 2012 NYC

This is the third in our series on restaurants to visit on Valentine's day in New York (part 1 ..

Tiger Beer and Chinese New Year NYC 2012

It's not the year of the Tiger, but he's certainly giving the Dragon a run for his money. From ..

New York City Launches New Ad Campaign – “Cut Your Portions, Cut Your Risk”

The New York City Health Department has launched a new ad campaign -- at taxpayer expense -- sp..

Chinese New Year Celebrations in NYC

Maybe you don't feel like going to your staple Chinese restaurant to celebrate the New Year. Th..

Profile: Do Hwa Korean Restaurant NYC

New York is an amazing food city. In this city, one of my favorite streets for eating has becom..

6th Annual Kosher Food and Wine Experience

The  Sixth Annual Kosher Food and Wine Experience will take place at Pier 60/Chelsea Piers on ..

Valentine’s Day NYC 2012

Valentine's Day is right around the corner...don't wait until the last minute to make reservati..

Baconfest Chicago 2012

How did I not know about this event? I thought after working on the 25 Facts About Bacon infogr..

FriendsEAT Meetup at the Fat Goose

If you have not joined our NY dining Meetup group; you should. Our team would love to break bre..

Free food samples from CU 29 Copper Bar and Grill in Brooklyn

Got an email that I thought you may all be interested in. The brand new Williamsburg restauran..

The $275 Pasta Dish From Hell At The Italian Restaurant Nello

David Segal writes a column called "The Haggler" located in the business section of The New Yor..

Ring in the New York New Year in Style 2011

In my younger days, I looked forward to nights of crazy partying on New Year's Eve. Now that I'..

Interview with Chef Matthew Kirkley

Chef Matthew Kirkley, a Baltimore native, has been in kitchens most of his life. He started his..

Prime Ko Japanese Hanukkah Extravaganza

If you're not a traditionalist and are really not in the mood to celebrate with latkes, you can..

Foodie Christmas Celebrations in NYC 2011

I love Christmas in New York. As much as I despise cold weather I look forward to seeing the wi..

Ovens For Your Homemade Pizzas

Pizzas come in different flavors and characters, made unique by ingredients and techniques. Bey..