In celebration of the New Year, Eve Turow examines the traditions of celebratory drinking with a handful of this city's top bartenders. While Champagne hogs the spotlight come midnight on January 1, there are many other drinks suitable for the festivities. Here, she shares two cocktail recipes that ... More >>
Bhut Jolokias are almost unimaginably hot -- they are the spiciest chiles in the world, approximately 250 times hotter than your average jalapeno. Now, India's defense department has decided harness the power of this natural resource, which is grown in the northeastern state of Assam.
So much to eat... Serious Eats' Adam Kuban came across this list called The Omnivore's 100—a quirky run-down of foods that every omnivore should try at least once—everything from bagels and lox to whole bugs and Hostess fruit pies. Very Good Taste, the UK-based blog that came up with the idea, ... More >>
The New York Sun reports that City hospitals are in bad shape, financially: "The median growth of hospital expenditures outpaced the median growth of hospital revenues." People haven't started sending their sick relatives to Bismarck General instead of Mount Sinai, nor is reduced quality of care sug ... More >>
Doormen in blue: The guest list at Pier 57