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Olive Oil

Everything You’d Ever Need to Know About Olive Oil Varieties

If you’re like many people, you’re cooking with olive oil more than ever. But are you also more confused than ever by the options available — extra virgin, virgin, pure, […]

Introduction to Rosé

Think Pink: A Quick Introduction to Rosé by Joe Roberts

Rosé wine has long lived in the shadows of some of the more traditional red and white varieties. Even well-made rosés were disregarded as thirsty drinkers assumed those pink wines […]

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Not Your Average Japanese Snacks @ MOCU-MOCU

MOCU-MOCU is one of Hell’s Kitchen’s newest establishments, and quickly becoming a popular go-to spot for lunch, coffee, or a snack. The small, sleekly designed space is equal parts restaurant […]

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Easy & Delicious Mac & Cheese Recipe by Alice’s Arbor (Video)

We’ve been hearing the term “farm to table” thrown around excessively as of late, but regardless of the overuse, we’re big believers in the concept. And Alice’s Arbor in Clinton […]

NYC Restaurant Health Grades Explained

I don’t know about you, but in school I always wanted to score an A. Even seeing that A- on a report card made my heart sink a little. After […]

Fruits & Veggies Galore @ Peacefood Cafe

Guys. I went to Peacefood Cafe today… again. I’m never disappointed. If you haven’t yet been, allow me to enlighten you on one of New York’s best vegan restaurants. (Check […]

Bone Broth

What is Bone Broth & Why You Should Be Making It

Currently one of the biggest food and health trends, bone broth is actually one of humanity’s oldest foods. For as long as we have been cooking meat as a species, […]

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What Your Using is a Fraud, Here’s What Real Balsamic Vinegar Is

It all started in the year 1046 AD, when the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry III, was given a bottle of a local vinegar while passing through a small town on the […]

7 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in NYC

I don’t care if you’re a self-proclaimed “carnivore” — everyone likes some kind of vegetable prepared in some way, somewhere. If you think you don’t, it means you haven’t been […]

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The Correct Way to Dice an Onion

Think you know how to dice an onion? If your method takes a time, effort, and tears, you’re doing it wrong. But guess what? There’s a better way! You’re not […]

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Chelsea Eats is Taking Over 8th Avenue (& You Should Be Excited)

Think you know street fairs? Think again. Chelsea Eats is gearing up to be a one-of-a-kind journey through the best of New York’s distinctive Chelsea neighborhood. On Saturday, September 26th, […]


Perfected Roast Chicken, Outdoor Seating, and Amazing Italian @ Barbuto

When on the hunt for al fresco dining in the quant streets between the Meatpacking District and West Village, your options are basically endless. Simple and unassuming, Barbuto is an almost-hidden […]

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Bill’s Bar & Burger Now Serving Breakfast in Rockafeller Center

New York City’s favorite burger joint has announced their plan to add a breakfast menu to its long list of delicious eats. Bill’s Bar and Burger’s Rockefeller Center location (16 […]

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Tom Yum Soup: The Heart and Soul of Thailand

What’s the most popular Thai dish at home and abroad? Recently, I made a friendly bet with a friend that it was Pad Thai. I lost, and am now on […]

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The 7 Best Speakeasy Bars in NYC You Have to Try

Speakeasy style bars have been blowing up these past few years, and New York City is no exception. And, really, what better place to grab an old-fashioned cocktail in a […]

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Save Tons of Money on Beauty Products and Use Ingredients from Your Fridge Instead

Pain is beauty, or so that horrible adage goes. But these days it seems more like money is beauty. With an endless barrage of expensive beauty products on the market, […]


Uptown Irish Pub Perfection @ Le Chéile

Dear Irish pubs, I really love you. Your beer is good, your cider is delicious, and your fish and chips make me swoon. Your ambiance is just the right amount of […]

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Origin of the Manhattan Cocktail

The Manhattan is one of the most classic and continuously popular drinks ever created –and we’re not just biased because of its namesake. Ok, maybe we’re a little biased, but […]

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7 Amazing Ways to Cook Corn Right Now

Summer is a great time for cooking –lots of fresh veggies, many bbq’s to attend, corndogs at baseball games, the list is endless. But let’s face it, we can sometimes […]

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The Best Way to Reheat Pizza

Have a box of cold pizza in your fridge from last night, but hate cold pizza? What to do? Sure, the easiest thing would be to throw it in the microwave […]

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The Po’ Boy: New Orleans’ Super Star Sandwich

Submarine, sub, grinder, hero, hoagie, spuckie, zeppelin, zep. There are many names for a sandwich on a length of Italian bread split horizontally and filled with cold cuts, cheese, vegetables, […]

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7 Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Let’s be real I don’t discriminate when it comes to booze, but I do actually have my go-to summer beers. It’s beer drankin’ season for me and I find that I […]

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Best Places to Picnic in NYC

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and with it comes the desire to squeeze every last bit of fun out of the warm weather before the snow […]

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Sriracha: A Brief History of the World’s Most Popular Hot Sauce

Unless you’ve been living in under a rock, in a world devoid of flavor, you’ve probably heard about the extremely popular Sriracha. And if not, don’t worry, I was right […]