Highballs, in particular, seem to be everywhere this summer. Perhaps that’s because of the Spritz craze, which although it has existed for years, only picked up steam in the U.S. seemingly last summer. Or maybe the Highball is the American answer to the Italian Spritz.Read More
While I didn't hit up everywhere I wanted to go and try in 2018 (and I never will as I have a never-ending to-eat list), I was lucky enough to visit all of these places. Some of them are new to New York. Some of them are just new to me. And some I will revisit in 2019.Read More
A pumpkin keg (the size of your head) sounds like something out of a scary teen movie, but it was actually quite refreshing.Read More
Just across the hallway from Studio is possibly one of the best—and smallest—cocktail bars in Manhattan, named for the OG president.
The portrait of the “Father of Our Country” over the bar might seem like the most obvious giveaway to the name. But really, it’s named for the for the hotel in which it is located: the Freehand Hotel on Lexington Avenue, previously known as the George Washington Hotel.Read More
I don’t get out to Queens as much as I used to, which is a real shame. It truly is the New York City borough with the best food, regardless of price point, flavor profile, etc.
And somewhere like Bierocracy reminded me of how much fun it is to hang out in Long Island City.
But Czech…poutine?Read More
Imagine you're at a crowded bar in Manhattan (I know, hard to picture), and you just wish there was an easier and faster way to get a drink from the bartender. (As a short person, this is a doubly frustrating situation as it's harder to get anyone's attention.)
Then imagine: a vending machine for cocktails. GOOD COCKTAILS.Read More