'Tis the season for overdoing it, which means it's helpful to have a trusty digestif in your back pocket. These soothing herbal liqueurs help settle the stomach after a big dinner (the bookend to a meal started with an aperitif, which is meant to awaken the palate). We asked this city's bartenders t ... More >>
Just two days and change until another summer weekend, so it's time to celebrate with a cheap drink. Here are three spots where you can accomplish just that.
Leske's Bakery will open a second location in Brooklyn on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Bay Ridge-based bakery has been around for over 100 years and is known for its Scandinavian heritage and black-and-white cookies. Join in the sweet festivities by showing up bright and early for a celebratory cookie ... More >>
Cinco De Mayo is heading our way on the weekend. For those opting to stay in and celebrate with the family, we've rounded up some of the best Mexican-themed foods from the web for you. Click on the title of the dish to get the full recipe on the original site.
Old stand-bys and some new kids on the block
Norm!For the past 30-odd years, he's been the man behind the bar at the Ritz Carlton on Central Park. His Facebook fan club has 122 members. In this world of mustachioed mixologists and bar pyrotechnics, Norm Bukofzer reminds us all what a bar should be. What is it like being one of the city ... More >>
Bar Henry (90 West Houston Street), the purported "American sister" of the West Village's Cafe Henri, opened last night. This wine-centric American bistro, housed in the space formerly occupied by Zinc Bar, is serving up Pat LaFrieda and Niman Ranch-sourced meats prepared by chefs Christian O ... More >>
We finally got a chance to try the recently launched Tanteo brand of infused tequilas. Now, I know what you're thinking: flavored tequila? Isn't that just a sneeze away from Bacardi Limon? And the answer is: not at all. Or at least not in this case. Tanteo, which is made of 100% Weber blue agave a ... More >>
I don't know what this says about me, but this weekend I knew it was really, truly spring not so much because the weather was warmer (although that certainly helped) but because I found myself at my favorite bar and they had new spring cocktails.The weekend before last, Angel's Share (8 Stuyvesant S ... More >>
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