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  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    5 Best NY Rosés to Drink Right Now

    [See Previously: 10 Tips for Wine Rookies] As summer winds down (or up, depending on your plans), it's time to celebrate the pink drink that fuels fantasies of seaside, Provençal retreats. If I had a garden hose that spouted such watermelon-hued, berry bliss, I would fill a pool and host a fête. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: An Italian Master Class; A Beery Dinner

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! City Harvest Benefit Bar Basque January 11 at 7 p.m. Dine for a special cause tonight at Bar Basque, where guest chef Aitor Elizegi (of acclaimed Basque country res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    How New York City Chefs Prep for Thanksgiving

    free-extras.comIt's Turkey Time!​ By now, the turkey should be brining, the cranberry sauce underway, and the medicine cupboard stocked with an ample supply of Valium should the family get-together take a turn. And how are New York City restaurant chefs prepping for the big day? We checked i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    An Early Look at Mermaid Oyster Bar in the West Village

    Local bivalves: Peconic Bay and Blue Point oysters​ Mermaid Oyster Bar, new sister restaurant to the Mermaid Inns, was described by owner Danny Abrams as being "meant to invoke the feeling of being on vacation at the beach."

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Costco Takes Manhattan; Long Island Scallops Make a Comeback

    ​iVillage has launched a new food site,, specifically targeted at "women on the go." The site will feature blogs, recipes, photos and video content, as well as content by Gail Simmons and restaurateur Donatella Arpaia. [WWD] Costco got its first Manhattan location on Thursda ... More >>

  • Long Island Voice

    August 24, 1999