Lauren Doucette

Celebrate the 4th at Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel

What better way to celebrate this year’s upcoming Independence Day, than at the beautiful Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel. Enjoy fantastic 360-degree views of the city from their fabulous rooftop […]


How to Make Spaetzle with Paulaner’s Wolfgang Ban (Video)

When it comes to noodles, it’s easy to think you’ve got a pretty good grasp on that whole sitch, right? I mean, you’ve got your ramen, your udon, some rice […]

Learn How to Cook Beef on a Budget, June 30th

Looking to enjoy some top-notch BBQ and grilling this summer without breaking the bank? Check out Beef on a Budget, this Tuesday, June 30th, to learn how to enjoy creative, delicious […]

Learn How to Use Fresh Ingredients in Cocktails by Apotheke, June 27th

Apotheke’s mixologists are known for using fresh, unique ingredients, like local produce, herbs, and botanicals sourced from farmer’s markets, to make their masterful creations. Not to mention, they have their […]

Free Beer and Workshops at Pride Queer Beer Garden, June 26th

This weekend is Pride, and if you’re looking to fill up your activity schedule, be sure to budget in time to swing by Babeland’s Lower East Side locale. On Friday, […]

Brooklyn Cowboy Hangout in Brooklyn @ Branded Saloon

Dubbed the “best not-quite-gay-but-almost-gay bar” by Time Out New York, Branded Saloon is an interesting mix of queer nightlife with an old west vibe. The atmosphere is relaxed and you […]

Great Beer List, Whiskey, and Shuffleboard Bowling @ Bob’s Your Uncle

Newly minted bar Bob’s Your Uncle recently opened May 7 and already seems to have attracted a good following. Located on the Upper West Side, Bob’s Your Uncle is unpretentious […]

Ibis Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge Now Serving Lunch

Ibis Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge has recently introduced a lunch menu into their lineup. They will be serving classic items from their popular dinner menu, as well as exclusive lunch items. […]

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Homemade Bavarian Brews and Badass Bites @ Paulaner

Paulaner German Restaurant and Microbrewery is the perfect choice for beer aficionados and foodies alike. The decor mixes an industrial style with the warmth of a traditional German beer hall. […]

Streits Matzo Closes Shop after 90 Years

For nearly a century, Streit’s Matzo Factory has been churning out an endless stream of matzo in its LES factory. However, Streit’s long and glorious run has come to an […]

Corona Shortage May be Coming, Stock Up on your Mexican Beer

Just when Corona fans thought they were out of the woods, having survived last year’s lime shortage, a new and even more severe deficit has arisen –prepare yourselves, winter is coming. […]

The Seed: Experience 2015, June 20th and 21st

The 4th edition of The Seed’s annual expo, Experience 2015, will be happening this Saturday and Sunday, June 20th and 21st, at the Brooklyn EXPO Center. As the only plant-based and […]

2nd Annual Nolafunk Crawfish & Music Festival, June 20

It’s time for a taste of New Orleans in New York with the 2nd Annual Nolafunk Crawfish & Music Festival. On Saturday, June 20th, hope aboard a ferry to Governors […]

Lions, Tigers and Brews Craft Beer Festival, June 19th and 20th

Lions and tigers and brews, oh my! If drinking a beer in a boring ol’ bar no longer holds its appeal, why not head down to the Central Park Zoo […]

New, Cheaper Whole Foods Stores ‘365’ to Debut in the Coming Year

Whole Foods has been in the process of opening a chain of smaller stores with friendly pricetags. Recently, Co-CEO Walter Robb announces that the chain would be called “365 by […]

3 New Cocktail Trends to Look for in 2015

Just like cuisine, cocktails morph in popularity and trendiness, and part of the fun of going out is trying new and interesting drinks. Check out a few of this years’ […]

“There Will be Pie!” Storytelling & Comedy on the High Line

This Thursday evening, June 18, on the High Line there will be comedy, storytelling, and best of all, pie! Join hosts Maeve Higgins and Jon Ronson for an evening of […]

Prosecco Bottles Undergoing Massive Recall Due to ‘Spontaneous Shattering’

You know prosecco, right? That sort-of-champagne without the actual-champagne price? Well, turns out, owning a bottle these days makes you quite a badass, as apparently that bottle on your shelf […]

3 Awesome Food Events this Week

Summer is almost officially here, which means fun, sun, and lots of great New York food events. Check out these three great upcoming food-tastic shindigs and ruin that beach bod […]

Kings County Distillery Tuesday Tours

Kings County Distillery has recently begun hosting distillery tours every Tuesday afternoon, in addition to their regular weekend tours. The tour will begin at 3pm and last approximately 40 minutes. […]

Momofuku One Night Dinner Series with Chef Jeremy Fox, June 16th

This Tuesday, June 16, reserve a spot at Momofuku’s One Night Dinner Series. Executive Chef Matthew Rudofker brings chefs to Momofuku to re-create a meal similar to one from their […]

Celebrate Father’s Day with Free Beer at Paulaner

Celebrate this Father’s Day with something Dad actually wants –free beer! This Sunday, June 21st, Paulaner will be offering dads a free flight of their house-brewed beer with the purchase […]

Breaking Bad Heisenberg Blue Ice Vodka is Here!

Sony Pictures and 21st Century Spirits have teamed up to release a limited-edition Breaking Bad themed Blue Ice Vodka. Titled Heisenberg, the bottle, which is blue in color and has […]

Flatbush Avenue Street Fair, Sunday, June 14

This weekend head over to Brooklyn for the 2015 Flatbush Avenue Street Fair. From 12pm – 6pm, along Flatbush Ave. from Parkside Ave. to Cortelyou Rd., there will be rides, […]