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This Seaweed Tastes Like Bacon?

Researchers at the Oregon State University have discovered and patented a type of seaweed that tastes like bacon… Say what!? Dulse is a highly nutritious seaweed strain that grows along the […]

95-Year-Old Lobster Spared by Long Island Restaurant

Stephen Jordan, of Jordan Lobster Farms in Island Park on Long Island, couldn’t believe his eyes when a 23-pound lobster arrived in a shipment to his restaurant this week. The […]

Caviar Happy Hour at Petrossian NYC This Friday

National Caviar Day (July 18th) is like Christmas in July for the Petrossian’s — one of New York’s nearly-royal families and the world’s largest purveyors of caviar. And this year, they’re […]

Giardiniera: The Unsung Superstar of Condiments

Most of us have come across it in the course of our culinary adventures. We’ve found it tucked into the muffaletta sandwich we ate in New Orleans or scattered across […]

What are Oysters Rockefeller?

‘O Oysters,’ said the Carpenter, ‘You’ve had a pleasant run! Shall we be trotting home again?’ But answer came there none — And this was scarcely odd, because They’d eaten […]

Unveiling: Shake Shack Chicken Sandwich

After the opening of David Chang’s ‘fast food’ joint, Fuku (serving up some serious spicy chicken sandwiches) and the plotting of a massive Chick-fil-A in Manhattan, there’s emerged a new player. Shake Shack’s introducing a chicken sammy of […]

The Keurig of Cocktails

Just as the Keurig enables us to roll out of bed and click to brew a cup of coffee in the morning, this new appliance will allow us to come home from work and […]

Holographic Ads in our Grocery Stores

We’ve officially entered the future. Mondelez, the global snacks division of Kraft Foods Inc., unveiled the first-ever holographic display ads in a grocery store this week. The new displays are the […]

Sriracha Sushi –It’s a Thing!

Do you love sushi? More importantly, do you love sriracha? Well this is your lucky day, folks, because some bonafied genius just figured out how to combine both into one […]

What is Sake? The Art Behind the Drink

Forget the warm, cloudy, not particularly good sake you’ve sipped for years as part of the sushi ritual. Good sake – seriously good sake – is invading New York. But […]

New Shake Shack to Open at Queens Center Mall in 2016

Pretty soon, fans of Shake Shack will no longer have to buy a plane ticket or go to a baseball game to get their burger fix in Queens. A company […]

Manhattan by Sail, 4th of July Boat Party

4th of July is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a primo spot to watch the traditional Macy’s fireworks, why not jump aboard a boat. Manhattan by Sail […]

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 […]

It’s Official, Whole Foods is Ripping You Off

It’s lunchtime. You’re hungry. You want (hell, need) food right now. Logically, you venture to the local Whole Foods, dodge through the throngs of people inside, pay no mind to the […]


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 […]

Feds Seize $12 Million of Cocaine …Stuffed Inside Shrimp

A delivery of 268 kilos of frozen cocaine-stuffed crustaceans arrived at the Red Hook Terminal from Guyana on Monday. Talk about a ‘seafood special’. The street value of these shrimps was estimated at […]

Ben & Jerry’s Renames Ice Cream to Celebrate Gay Marriage Legalization

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy declared for the majority in the […]

40th Anniversary Queen “Bohemian” Lager

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of their enormous hit “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Queen is officially launching their own beer brand. Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? No, […]

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 […]

Guinness Nitro IPA Officially Coming Stateside

Guinness is turning over a new leaf (or, maybe four) as they announce the introduction of Guinness Nitro IPA to the US of A. The Ireland-based brewery is best known […]

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, […]

The Only 3 Beers Invented in America

Of all the boat-loads of beers lining shelves and filling taps at Americas many bars, only 3 styles were born-and-bred in the USA. All the rest have European roots. Steam Beer, […]

Italy Dishes Up the World’s Longest Pizza

Leave it to the Italians to create a record-breaking pizza. Viva Italia! The theme for Expo Milano 2015 is “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life.”  Seems like Italy took that rather literally. The […]