Lauren Fern Watt

Fire, Dim Lighting, & Drinks: Seven of the Coziest Places to Go in Manhattan

New York apartments are small. But they feel their tiniest towards mid-march, when you know spring is trickling in, but it could be another two months of  cold. Holed up […]

The Best Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Who wants to deck the halls without a christmas cocktail in hand? Christmas drink recipes are of plenty this time of year, and we’ve searched far and wide to find […]

Video: How to Make Gluten-Free Pizza w/ Bistango NYC

Pizza-obsessed with a gluten allergy? Have no fear; Blessing Schuman-Strange & Jeff Walewski from the Bistango at The Kimberly Hotel are here, with a gluten free pizza crust recipe that’s going to […]

Video: West Village’s Daddy-O Shows Us How to Make Their Namesake Drink

In the heart of the West Village, we stopped by Phil Casaceli’s neighborhood spot, Daddy-O, to learn how to make their namesake drink. Phil doesn’t like to call himself a […]

Video: How to Make Crème Brûlée

Need a simple, yet impressive dessert to bring to your next holiday party? Our very own Davina Thomasula is showing us how to master the crème brûlée using four simple […]

4 Places to Drink Fantastic Pisco in New York

I’m sipping Pisco Punch followed by a tasty Pisco Fashioned, at Museo Del Pisco in Cusco, Peru, an interactive Peruvian “museum” that’s less about information overload, and more about the sampling. I don’t know if it’s the […]

How to Make Individual Chicken Pot Pies (Video)

Craving cold-weather comfort food? Just in time for Thanksgiving, our very own Davina Thomasula teaches us a thing or two about mastering the chicken pot pie! With winter in full […]

Video: What It Takes to Make Strip House’s 24 Layer Chocolate Cake

In case you need another reason to feast around Thanksgiving, National Cake Day is November 26th! Cake is found at nearly every celebration across the globe, so it’s only fitting […]

Video: How to Make the Perfect Espresso w/ Lavazza’s Salvatore Foto

If you’re anything like me, the day doesn’t start until you’ve had coffee. It’s the turbo-charge to my vehicle, and as an ex-expat of Italy, I’m always on the hunt […]

4 Restaurants in NYC That Take You on a Journey

Recently I found myself at the foot of Machu Picchu, glass of Chicha (fermented corn beer) in hand, watching two Peruvians dig a hole in the dirt and line it with rocks […]

Longevity Cocktail w/ EV Lazar, Buddakan (Video)

While some of you may know Buddakan as that it spot in the Meatpacking District where Carrie Bradshaw had her Rehearsal Dinner (or maybe that’s just me?), Buddakan is also known […]

Pumpkin Egg Custard Tart w/ Chef Daniel Skurnick, Buddakan (Video)

When it comes to festive pumpkin desserts, look no further than Buddakan’s Pumpkin Egg Custard Tart. We caught up with Daniel Skurnick, the wizard behind Buddakan’s pastries, who showed us […]

Best Restaurants to Eat Bugs at in Manhattan

Please pass the worms isn’t something I thought I’d say, but in lieu of Halloween why not add a few creepy crawlies to the diet? Insects are a vital source […]