• Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Greek Wines Rule the List at Molyvos

    Most visitors to Santorini at some point sip a crisp glass of lemon and sea-salt imbued assyrtiko while sitting hypnotized by the blue of the romantic isle's caldera; few have gone home and dedicated their lives to it (the wine; plenty of folks pursue bliss). Kamal Kouiri, wine director and general ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    What Wines Pair Well With Your Raw Bar Dishes, Per NYC's Somms

    Summer equals seafood. Fresh, raw, and unadulterated, nothing compares to scoring a seat at a glistening metal bar on a steamy NYC day, the slight damp from the swipe of a recent wipe down cooling your baked skin, while an oversized platter of chilled shellfish and crisp glass of wine appear before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Get Him to the Greek (Wine Varietal!)

    It's time to add a new grape to your repertoire and order a seemingly unpronounceable varietal (see rule #2). Despite the dreary economic situation, Greece has long been associated with the sybaritic lifestyle, attracting like-minded voluptuaries to places like Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete. Plus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    March's Openings and Closings

    The shark-infested waters of New York City's restaurant industry are not for the faint of heart. In case you're into keeping tabs, here is a list of those who took the leap and opened new establishments and those who were forced to bow out this month.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Say Goodbye to Santorini Grill, Cotan

    ‚ÄčIt's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Here are some of the dogs who got eaten this week. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing? Drop us a line. Santorini Grill, a Mediterranean restaurant with a "pay what you want" policy, has shut down. [Gothamist] Bun Soho is no longer in business ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    And Here's What People Ate at the James Beard Awards

    Lauren ShockeyEgg-ceptional Virtual Eggs, from Michel Richard​ Everyone knows that the real point of the James Beard Awards is to eat and drink a ton of free food and booze during the gala tasting. That, and to go to the after-parties and see chefs spraying crowds with jeroboams of champagne. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    The NFL Bans Players from Selling Wine; Rheingold Comes Back from the Dead

    ​The garagiste movement, popular in the 1990s, seems to be resurfacing and changing, with a number of micro wine producers returning to a terroir-driven philosophy. [Wall Street Journal] Some diners are uneasy with the practice of the sommelier tasting the wine first. Daniel Boulud's wine dir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Greek Wines Are No Longer a Tragedy: Here Are Five That Are Hard to Pronounce, Easy to Drink

    Baby Bacchus drinks Greek wine. So should you.​Most people's first experience with Greek wine is pine-y, syrupy retsina -- that country white so ancient even Homer himself may have sipped it while composing his epics (poetry and booze being the classic combo that it is). But the cradle of wine ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    NY Wine Expo: Best Cheap Finds

    The NY Wine Expo, held this weekend at the Javits Center, was crowded with people getting a little messy, but it was also a really good chance to taste affordable wines from around the world. (The only big flop of our night was the Iron Chef wine collection, which was just as bad as you might imagin ... More >>

  • Film

    June 12, 2001