Lauren Doucette

7 Best Orchards for Apple Picking Near NYC

It’s getting to be that time of year again. Time to find the best place to go apple picking near NY. Though it may seem like your stuck in a […]

Best 24 Hour Restaurants in NYC

NYC has great food, that’s obvious. But what’s really special is the ability to eat that great food anytime of the day or night. Some of the best restaurants in […]

Restaurant Review: Church Street Tavern

Church Street Tavern has newly reopened, serving up high-end American fare in a cool and cozy setting. Located in Tribeca, just south of Canal St., don’t expect your typical rowdy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 7 Best Butchers in NYC

Neighborhood butcher shops may seem to be a thing of the past, but here in New York, it’s still possible to find high-quality, small butcheries, serving up prime cuts of […]

How to Make Obanyaki w/ MOCU-MOCU (Video)

Looking to satisfy your sweet-tooth, but tired of the same old New York glazed donuts and overpriced cupcakes? Well then, how about expanding your palate and trying some obanyaki? What […]

How to Accurately Measure a Shot without a Shot Glass

Accurately measuring a shot of alcohol is important. Whether you’re trying to accurately make a cocktail, or even just want to make sure your drink tastes good, you can’t just […]

7 Best Waterfront Bars &  Restaurants in NYC

You know how Manhattan is surrounded by water? Yeah, we forget sometimes, too. What better way to enjoy a summer meal or a few drinks with friends than relaxing on […]

Shrimp and Rice

Delicious Arroz Con Camarones Recipe by Salinas (Video)

Recently, ForknPlate met up with acclaimed chef Luis Bollo to learn how to make a delicious Spanish arroz meloso. The recipe uses carabineros –a large, flavorful, deep-sea prawn –along with […]

Coffee Ice Cubes: The Best Way to Drink Iced Coffee

Summer is officially here! But that doesn’t mean work stops. So how do we get that good ol’ jolt of caffeine goodness, but still beat the heat? Ice, ice, baby. […]

The Origin of the Nuts4Nuts Carts

If you’ve spent any time at all in midtown, you’ve probably seen a Nuts4Nuts cart or two, or seven. Heck, you’ve probably smelled the sweet aroma a block away before […]

7 Ways to Open a Bottle of Wine without a Corkscrew

It happens to the best of us. You’ve got a nice, unopened bottle of wine you’re all set to enjoy and then… wait, where’s the corkscrew? While this scenario may […]

Summer Lobster Bake at Ainsworth Park, July 22nd

Looking for a summer treat for your taste buds? How about a good ol’ fashioned lobster bake! Wednesday, July 22nd, The Ainsworth will host their Summer Seafood Series Lobster Bake. […]

Sriracha Sushi –It’s a Thing!

Do you love sushi? More importantly, do you love sriracha? Well this is your lucky day, folks, because some bonafied genius just figured out how to combine both into one […]