One tucked away cocktail den wasn't enough for the folks at Mulberry Project (149 Mulberry Street, 646-448-4536). So last week they debuted Project 1919 -- a back patio turned prohibition-themed pop-up, a speakeasy within a speakeasy, or the Russian nesting dolls set of bars, if you will.
Surely one of winter's greatest treasures, a mug of hot chocolate can feel as restorative as a multi-dimensional meditative trance (FYI: nirvana looks like Beyonce eating a cronut). No matter how cold or dreary it gets, this elixir with ancient roots -- the Mayans beat us to it by at least two mille ... More >>
There is perhaps no better reason to wake up at a semi-respectable hour on the weekends than brunch, and perhaps no better excuse to get a head start on a sugar rush than a well-deserved serving of French toast. Between egg-soaked brioche, butter, and sugar, we'd bet even your friends who adhere to ... More >>
A better option than chasing the truck
Lauren ShockeyA super cheesy pretzel makes for fine snacking while shoppingWell, we've saved the best for last. After visiting several of the bigger, non-pop-up holiday markets that have cropped up this season, we can say that the most varied and delicious culinary options can be found at th ... More >>
Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Mmmm... bergamotty.The drink: Bergamot Margarita The bar: Colonie (127 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Heights, 718-855-7500) The price: $11 The ingredients: Reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh bergam ... More >>
MarieBelleSeduce her with sugar.Brian G. asks: I want to get my foodie girlfriend some chocolates for Valentine's Day, so I can't get Godiva or anything too mass market. Where can I find a nice assortment of chocolates? Dear Brian: What a good boyfriend you are, thinking so far in advance! ... More >>
Victoria BekiempisNo need to hurry to Curry in a Hurry Every now and then, even the most misanthropic, bookish types need a little excitement in their lives -- more spice, if you will -- than looking at framed pictures of their cats between sips of Earl Grey. Exotic food, in particular, helps ... More >>
Artisanal honey, blood orange, and caviar were among the hot products at the Fancy Foods Show this year. Smaller packaging was another trend, sparked by this, our poor economy. [NY Times] Has calling 911 because you got your food order wrong become a trend? The woman TMZ branded McNut called 911 wh ... More >>
We finally got our hands on a bottle of the recently released Beefeater 24, and were quite taken with its pretty, citrusy. We loved the grapefruit peel and bergamot notes and strong essence of tea, but were not sold on the red-bottomed bottled, which looks too much like a dose of grenadine has sunk ... More >>
Chapter 4: Pot Luck I'd learned to boil hot water on my new hot plate by turning the throttle up to 5 and waiting 5 minutes and 34 seconds, and was soon happily drinking cups of Earl Grey tea and press-pot coffee as if I had a real stove. I didn't miss the gas at all.
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