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7 Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

Though the summer is done, we’ll be missing (and impatiently longing for) the best rooftops in the city. When winter is making us cold, and pale, and cold – Ugh […]

The Easiest Way to Peel an Orange (Video)

It seems that we’ve all been peeling our oranges the wrong way our whole lives. Trying to peel the entire peel off at once with your fingers simply results in […]

7 Best Restaurants in Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill is a small Brooklyn neighborhood full of huge tastes! Part of the acronymed BoCoCa, which also includes Carroll Gardens and Boureum Hill,  this part of the triangle brings its […]

7 Best Restaurants in East Village

When it comes to creative desserts in East Village, Momofuku Milk Bar‘s Compost Cookie and Macaron Parlour‘s Cheetos macaron reign supreme. In fact, if we could handle the sugar highs (and resist sampling […]

How To Cook Asparagus

Asparagus are a wonderful vegetable, chock full of nutrients and health benefits that help round out any meal, so learning how to cook asparagus is a wonderful addition to anyone’s […]

How to Bake a Sweet Potato

Thoughts of baking sweet potatoes probably don’t occur to you before it’s time to mass-produce pies for the too many Thanksgiving dinners that you somehow agreed to attend. But, maybe, that’s […]

7 Best Restaurants in Carroll Gardens

Often included in it’s tri-neighborhood complex: BoCoCa, Carroll Gardens is the “Ca” in its medley with Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill (yes, I’ve heard “BoCoCa” more often than you’d think). […]

7 Best Restaurants in BedStuy

Bedford Stuyvesant (known as BedStuy to anyone who lives anywhere near New York) has seen a huge resurgence in the past few years. Gentrification has slowly invaded this neighborhood, bringing […]

How To Make a Gluten Free Pie Crust

With warming weather and perpetual sun, summer is the season of flavor-filled fruit, ripened under the rays and begging to be turned into the most American of after dinner indulgences: […]

How To Make Greek Yogurt

If you’re not hip to Greek yogurt, you’ve probably been living under a rock or avoiding the dairy aisle at the grocery store altogether. Greek yogurt is hot right now, […]

7 Best Restaurants in Union Square

Four days a week, the Union Square farmer’s market is a more than sufficient stop for fresh foods. But what’s a foodie to eat when the vendors are gone? *Gasp* #TheStruggleIsReal Thankfully, the 7 […]

7 Summer Desserts You Should Make

With Summer at its peak, now is the time to take advantage after the meal is over. Making a delicious Summer meal should always be punctuated with a delightful, light […]

7 Best Restaurants in Williamsburg

Once a haven for artists, bohemians, and hipsters, Williamsburg has seen a lot of major changes lately.  Restaurants in Williamsburg range from the original Bedford Avenue staples (which are slowly […]

7 Best Restaurants in Chelsea

Sandwiched (pun completely intended) between two noshing neighborhoods: Hell’s Kitchen and the West Village, Chelsea serves up more than art galleries. Among painters’, photographers’ and sculptors’ showcases, the best restaurants in […]

How to Make Chicken Fried Steak by The Derby NYC (Video)

Ah, chicken fried steak. This tenderized piece of steak that has been coated in seasoned flour, battered and deep fried in the same oil that the restaurant usually uses to fry […]

Easy Kimchi Recipe

If you’re like me, you might be a little intimidated by kimchi. While this Korean side dish is simply seasoned fermented vegetables, the prospect of eating it, let alone making […]

7 Best Bars in West Village

After you’ve walked the High Line, grabbed a Magnolia cupcake, and tried to figure out which brownstone Carrie Bradshaw lived in, you are without a doubt gonna need a drink. […]

How to Make Watermelon Jell-O Shot Slices (Video)

We have a way to make your watermelon Jell-O shots look like real watermelon slices! You won’t believe how cool this is and how drunk and excited your friends will […]

7 Mixed Drinks with Rum for Summer

Summer livin’ just doesn’t make much sense without rum. After all, the majority of rum production takes place in the Caribbean and Latin America, making it second nature to envision […]

7 Best New York Hot Dogs

Yankees and Mets, move aside. Feasting on foot longs at baseball games is as American as apple pie, but thankfully; franks aren’t limited to NYC stadiums and street carts. For […]

How to Split a Vanilla Bean (Video)

Using fresh vanilla bean in your dishes makes such a difference. That sweet, distinct vanilla flavor is one of the most expensive spices in the world and with good reason. […]

How to Make Panna Cotta (Video)

This is one of those recipes for everyone out there who feels like they can’t bake and needs to come up with a quick, ridiculously delicious and easy dessert. Or if […]

How to Cut a Watermelon (Video)

This summer picnic fruit is not only good for you, but really refreshing and inexpensive. We have a few tips for you when you are out shopping for a watermelon […]

8 Best Restaurants in Midtown

Midtown. Eye rolls ensue. It is the hub of offices buildings, tourists, commuters and chopped salad establishments. Le sigh. The solution? The best midtown restaurants. When desk dinners are a […]