13 days ago | Coffee
One could argue the U.S. is on the cusp of a “Golden Age” for coffee. Starbucks lifted Americans out of their impoverished cups of Folgers instant, paving the path for dogged specialty coffee devotees to make inroads after the Green Mermaid jumped...
18 days ago | Wine
If you recall last summer’s inaugural sailing of the free-flowing, pink-tinged wine celebration called La Nuit En Rosé, then you didn’t drink enough (probably a good thing). If you missed out, the event is back and better than last year with three...
1 month ago | Wine
Looking to inject spice and exoticism into your staid wine-drinking routine? This June, head east. Pass Long Island, cross the Atlantic, skip over Spain, France, Italy...then stop. You've hit a cluster of emerging wine regions vying for the attent...
1 month ago | Alcohol
Not all Western sommeliers pair aromatic, residual-sugar-laden whites with Eastern dishes, like lemmings. Jason Wagner, beverage director and partner at Fung Tu ("Wind Soil"; 22 Orchard Street; 212-219-8785) on the Lower East Side, has quietly rei...
2 months ago | Alcohol
Like permission to wear white, Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off pink wine drinking season. Although many of us are partial to doing both year-round, there's no better time than the warmer months to drink rosé. Here are a few places...
2 months ago | Wine
Named for its Alphabet City Loisada location, Lois (98 Loisada Avenue; 212-475-1400), an all-tap wine bar, feels long overdue in a city once on the cusp of embracing the movement. Several years ago, taps with local wines began popping up at bars a...