If your last memory of Australian wine was an overripe Shiraz, erase it! The new breed of Aussie wine is leaner, more structured, and food-friendlier than before, and heading to New York thanks to a wave of young, dynamic winemakers and importers.
Gordon Little and his fiancee Lauren Peacock of Lit ... More >>
Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.
Hit man Harry Fraud dropped his new Adrift project yesterday, which the hip-hop producer has teased on Twitter to be a mix of "stuff you may have heard and stuff ... More >>
Yesterday, Eater reported that partner and general manager Eamon Rockey, of Williamsburg's modern Scandinavian restaurant Aska, was parting ways to pursue a new project, and that beverage director Shiraz Noor would serve as his replacement. The restaurant -- which opened only three months ago in Kin ... More >>
Didn't get a chance to make it to Meatopia a few weeks back? Well you can still have a peek at the event through the eyes of Action Bronson, only the coolest rapper/chef around. Highsnobiety has a video of the rapper's tour of the meat-centric festival.
All 400 cases of Australia's most expensive wine, a recently released Shiraz called Laird priced at $700 to $800 a bottle, have been sold.
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A number of good cocktailing options have cropped up around Times Square, including the newly revamped Rum House.
The u ... More >>
Roc Marciano, leading the chargeLast year a small, underground pocket of NYC-based hip-hop found its voice again. With Roc Marciano's unimpeachable Marcberg album as the catalyst, a crew of loosely associated artists shook off that tired cliché about our city's commercial-outsider status and ... More >>
Marcel Lapierre, the Beaujolais winemaker who preferred to focus on the terroir of the region rather than push ubiquitous Beaujolais Nouveau, has died at age 60 in Lyon, France.
Wine cellars, once hidden underground, are now increasingly important designer-driven showcase pieces ... More >>
Coming up upon our 30s, or blowing right past them as the case may be, we sort-of-finally (maybe?) New York adults are confounded with worries...Are we too old? Are we no longer cool enough? Can we still do all the things we used to and want to do, or do we have to run out and grab a husband ... More >>
Typical restaurant meal in Tehran (which Moussavi won't be eating--he's under virtual house arrest) would include kebabs, chello rice, and grilled mild or hot peppers. photo: razzletravels.blogspot.com
While newsies sit on the edge of their seats watching riots erupt in Tehran, fo ... More >>
Every week or so in 'What to B When You BYOB' we ask a local wine
store to recommend a wine to drink at a nearby BYOB restaurant. They're
asked to consider the cuisine at the restaurant and suggest an
appropriate bottle for under $15.This week, 'What to B' goes upscale, and sets its boozy sights on ... More >>