Billy Lyons is a weekly contributor to Village Voice dining section. His food-focused articles and videos have also been featured by Zagat and Thrillist. He's always to looking to find the intersection where food meets culture, and believes everyone should have their very own James Bond-style cocktail. Lyons holds a BA from the University of Richmond in Rhetoric and Communication Studies. He can be found on Instagram at @billyondollarman.
13 hours ago | Things To Do
Scrabble and Sazeracs, Botanica, 220 Conover Street, Brooklyn, Friday, 7 p.m. Spell out the words "Valentine's Day" and you might just walk away with a bottle of bourbon. Botanica is hosting Scrabble night. The highest score of the night receives ...
2 days ago | Cocktails
Remember the classic spaghetti scene from Lady and The Tramp? (hint - it involves two smitten pooches and one plate of pasta and meatballs). With that sharing sentiment in mind, Moses Laboy of Bottle & Bine (1085 2nd Avenue; 212...
3 days ago | Openings
Bill Hader's Stefon no longer works SNL's 'Weekend Update' desk, but if the nightlife reporter were to visit Vandal (199 Bowery; 212-400-0199) he'd be sure to report back that "this place has everything." A hidden entrance tucked aw...
5 days ago | Things To Do
Charleston Beer Dinner, Lupulo, 835 Sixth Avenue, Monday, 7 p.m. Charleston chef Mike Lata of FIG is bringing a taste of lowcountry fare to George Mendes' Portuguese beer hall. The chefs are offering a four-course, family-style menu ($11...
8 days ago | Things To Do
City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival, City Bakery, Friday through February 29th Grab a one-of-a-kind hot chocolate flavor every day during February at City Bakery's annual hot chocolate festival. This weekend's flavors include a creamy stout hot cho...
10 days ago | Cocktails
Choosing a fun drinking spot to spend Valentine's Day can be overwhelming. If you want to please your loved one without pressure, Sexy Taco, Dirty Cash (161 Malcolm X Blvd; 212-280-4700) has a few tongue-in-cheek titled cocktails in the ...