Stephanie Sica

You Can Finally Be Woken Up by the Smell of Bacon

Nothing beats the smell of bacon in the morning… (besides, maybe, freshly baked croissants and bacon) Imagine being gingerly awoken from a restful night’s sleep by the sweet smell of […]

Kanye Ice Cream Week is Going On Right Now (and It’s Actually Amazing)

You scream, I scream, Kanye screams for ice cream! Yeezy may have had his fair share of paparazzi controversy (he might have flipped off a couple of people here and there, […]

Starbucks Axes Cappuccinos from Their Menu, but Adds New Frappuccinos

I was shocked, appalled even, to hear that Starbucks removed cappuccinos from the menus of many stores. How could they? I need that espresso cappuccino in the morning with all its foamy steamed milky […]

Burger Patties

The (Mindblowing) Reverse Burger

When I first watched AskMen’s tutorial for creating this inside out burger, I couldn’t help but yelp with joy. This is the logic behind the “proper” way to eat a cupcake (have you […]

Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts Dipping Into Delivery?

They say America runs on Dunkin’. And soon, Americans will have Dunkin’ running to them. Dunkin’ Donuts’ Brands Chairman and CEO, Nigel Travis, told CNBC that, “The trend in this […]

Slow Food Happy Hour at Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen

Tonight, from 7:00 – 9:00pm, Slow Food NYC is hosting their monthly Happy Hour at Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen–a favorite ‘hood hangout by Bronx locals and New York Magazine’s pick […]

Bro Drinking Rosé

Video: What Happens When You Give a Bro Some Rosé?

Rosé’s resurgence in the US is arguably the most impressive comeback in the wine and spirits industry as of late. In 2013, American rosé sales soared a staggering 40%, succeeded […]

Google Working on Calorie Counting App That Only Needs a Photo

Before you touch a fork to that perfectly styled plate, you know you’ve got to snap a shot and Insta that (d)ish. #FoodPorn. Google researcher, Kevin P. Murphy — a […]

Chipotle Tries Chorizo (Again)

Taste test, take two. Chipotle is adding chorizo to its list of new meat options — again. And it’s first rolling out in the Kansas City area for local trial. […]

Italy’s Throwing a Dinner Party for the Entire World

Italy is hosting a six-month-long dinner party–and they’re inviting the entire world (go big or go home, right?). Expo Milano 2015 is the latest World’s Fair ongoing from May 1 […]

Oyster and Wine

How to Easily Pair Your Wine and Oysters

Riddle me this: what’s low in calories, high in vitamins, and dangerously delicious? You guessed it: oysters. Those of us unafraid of a raw, slimy sea creature understand the beauty […]

Corn on the Cob

Next Unusual Ingredient to Make Its Way Into Your Cocktail? Corn.

The juicing craze is carrying over into our cocktails: bartenders are mixing beets and booze. And now, it’s not even uncommon anymore to find drinks with ingredients like kale, carrots, and celery. But […]


Turns Out That Bourbon You Love Isn’t What The Label Says It Is

Bourbon is the true, native spirit of America. Enthusiasts love its smoky, smooth flavor, just as much as each bottle’s unique backstory. So, it comes as no surprise that millennials, so […]

Hand Cut Ice Cubes

Artisanal Ice Has Become Big Business

Back in the 19th century, Frederic Tudor (The “Ice King”), started shipping ice worldwide, from New England to India and everywhere in-between. Little did he know that, years later, it would ignite an American […]

Dans Le Noir

Dans Le Noir Africa: Dining in the Dark Heads to the Mother Continent

Dining in absolute darkness: a sensory experience that sparks a re-evaluation of your perception of taste and smell; a human experience where the visually-impaired become your guide; a social experience that fosters togetherness and frees inhibitions; a franchise that’s served over […]

The “Big” Food Fight

Repeat after me: Preservatives. Pesticides. High-fructose corn syrup, Antibiotics. Gluten. Genetically modified organisms. Artificial colors and flavors. Hungry? Me neither. It comes as no surprise that millennials nowadays value a greater understanding […]

Restaurant Reservations

New System Seeks to Drastically Change the Way We Make Reservations

On a recent weekday afternoon in May, Lazy Bear – a communal fine dining restaurant in San Francisco – began taking reservations for June. Within the hour, they had sold each and every seat in […]

Amazon Elements

Amazon Wants to Make You Pasta: Amazon Elements has Returned is breathing new life into its Elements label. Originally launched last December with a line of diapers – pulled from production only a month later after customers’ quality complaints – Amazon Elements is […]