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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 […]

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 […]

What is Peking Duck?

When I was in college at the University of Iowa, there wasn’t a lot to do on Sundays, so we banded together for Sunday survival parties. Lots of people, lots […]

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 […]

What is the Bourbon and Bacon Fest?

Only four fortunate cities in our great nation were graced with the first-annual Bourbon and Bacon Festival, but we’ve got the dish on what went down. The four-city tour started […]

New Beer-Based Beauty Products for Men

Men, the time has come, there’s now a brew for your hairdo. Denmark-brewed Carlsberg beer dominates 8% of the global beer market and they’re branching out into beauty products. Hear […]

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 […]

You Can Now Get Rosé On-Demand

Rosé on-demand. Need I say more. If you’re fortunate enough to attend the Cannes Lions creative festival next week (June 22-25th) in France, and a fan of rosé — and honestly, […]

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 […]

What is Egg Foo Young?

Egg foo young, like chop suey and chow mein, seems like a relic from menus past, something Ralphie and his family might have eaten with their Chinese turkey in the […]

Did You Know There Are Different Bourbon Yeasts?

We’re kind of on a bourbon kick, but really — who isn’t. “The billion-dollar bourbon boom” of 2014 proves it. Backtrack a decade and you’d find a suffering American whisky industry. Fast-forward […]