New Italian Spot, Hugo & Sons, Opens in Park Slope

Recently, husband and wife team Andrea Taormina (Executive Chef) and Rebecca Tory (Director of Operations) have branched out from their Mamma Duchess catering company to open not one, but two […]

Japanese Comfort Food Eatery, Mocu-Mocu, to Open June 9

New Japanese comfort food destination, Mocu-Mocu, is set to open June 9th in Hell’s Kitchen. Owners and sisters, Aya and Tomomi Tatsushiro, along with award-winning cookbook author and expert on […]

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 […]

A “Better Burger” Recipe from The Ainsworth

Burgers are a big favorite here in the good ‘ol US of A, but they are often not the most healthy of choices, for your body or for the environment. […]

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 […]

SRO Introduces an A La Carte Pizza Menu

Since opening in January, SRO, New York City’s only Pizza Speakeasy, has been a much sought-after dining spot with a $38 set three-course tasting menu with drink pairings. However, due […]

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 […]

Free Donut Alert! At The Tuscan Gun

Mark your calendars now, folks, because June 5th National Doughnut Day. And I have the perfect idea for how ya’ll should celebrate this momentous holiday. Check out The Tuscan Gun, […]

Pizza Topped Pizza Just Broke the Internet

In case you weren’t on the internet yesterday and missed out on the greatest invention of the 21st century thus far, let me fill you in –there is a pizza […]

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 […]

Check Out “Harbor”, Montauk’s Newest Hotspot

As spring winds down and that real summer heat starts to set in, why not skedaddle your butt out to the Hamptons and check out Montauk’s newest restaurant/lounge/fun-in-the-sun spot, Harbor. […]

Belmont Stakes Party at mad46 Rooftop Lounge

Celebrate the 147th annual Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6 at The Roosevelt Hotel’s mad46 Rooftop Lounge. The party starts at 4pm and is sponsored by Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey. […]

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 […]

Taco Bell to Start Using Real Ingredients

In today’s news, Taco Bell has decided to start making its food out of… well… food. Woah, right? A move towards more wholesome ingredients is a bit of a shocker […]

The Frozen Yogurt Trend Appears to Have Run Its Course

Just a few years ago frozen yogurt was the coolest thing since sliced bread, with Pinkberrys, Yogurtlands, and other similarly named fro-yo joints spreading like wildfire. However, recently New York […]

New Trend Has Restaurants Grinding Their Own Flour

These days it’s nothing special to hear of a restaurant making their own bread or pasta, but many places are taking it one step further and grinding their own flour, […]

Street Vendor Caught Majorly Overcharging Tourists for Hotdogs

In case ya’ll weren’t aware –New York law mandates that street vendors must display prices for their food. Keep this in mind, and stick to the carts with clearly marked prices. […]

The Original Shake Shack is Up and Running Again

Today is the day, folks –the original Shake Shack has finally reopened it’s doors, just in time for summer! After a wait of seven long, tedious months (an agonizing two […]