Covert Cocktail Club

With the rise of social dining apps, such as Eatwith.com, it no longer seems unusual to enter a stranger’s home and pay them to eat a homecooked meal at their kitchen table with other random people. (If you can share cars with people, why can’t you share a love of cooking with someone in their…

A Review of Restaurant Daniel

Restaurant Daniel. For anyone who has ever dined here, you know, it’s that one name, one word that embodies so many descriptors. Exquisite, lavish, classy, opulent, wealthy, elegant. It’s a place that should be on everyone’s list when it comes to fine dining in America (assuming of course, you have that list!) There’s something about…

March 2019 Seafood Trends!

For many retailers, Lent, (the six-week period between Ash Wednesday and Easter) provides the seafood industry with a much-needed sales boost. In fact, U.S. retailers generated $1 billion in seafood sales during Lent last year. However outside of this brief period, seafood sales lag well behind those other fresh categories, and well behind other protein…

Truffles!

The French call them the “Diamonds of the kitchen” and 60 Minutes named them ‘the most expensive food in the world’. Truffles can offen garner more money than some high-end champagnes. In 2014, an anonymous bidder from Hong Kong shelled out $120,000 for two pieces of white truffle weighing a total of about two pounds….

February 2019 Food Trends

As we all know, its officially March, so I failed at getting this out in the actual month described, but regardless, there are some interesting food trends going on right now. Rise of vegan food These days it seems more and more of us are embracing a more plant friendly lifestyle, with vegan restaurants opening…

Tasting Collective Supper Club and Baar Baar NYC

Tasting Collective Are you looking to meet likeminded ‘foodie centric’ individuals who spend the majority of their free time on Eater.com and thrive on checking out a city’s newest restaurants? Do you love eating (who doesn’t) and trying out lots of different foods and restaurants? Are you adventurous when it comes to food? If you…

Miami Culinary Tours – A Little Tour of Wynwood

Remember when going to Miami meant a four-day Charlie Sheen bender in South Beach where you barely knew your name by the time you got on the flight back home? Well, not anymore, (in regard to the South Beach part, the partying is still what Miami is all about)! Miami’s ‘boroughs’ have really taken center…

From Cork Dork to Corkbuzz, we’re all about wine!

I hope you love wine at least half as much as I do because we’re all about the exciting world of wine in this blog post! From a brief review of a fabulous wine book about the journey of a woman in pursuit of becoming a sommelier to reviewing two spectacular wine bars in NYC…

January 2019 Food Trends!

Hot Dogs Apparently, this is one trend that’s not going anywhere anytime soon. (Sorry vegans, it’s obvious people still love their meat!) This trend was also mentioned in my October 2018 food trends article under sandwich trends (sandwich or not, it’s still open for debate). Nonetheless, I am digging it! Here are some of the…

One excited food enthusiast’s review of Per Se

The infamous Chef Thomas Keller. For some of you that name might mean very little. You may have heard of him, you may have heard of French Laundry in passing, or heard someone mention one of his cookbooks, but the name has only minor significance. However, to others he is considered a “God” in fine…