Author: Dara

Food and Drink, Foodie Fun

Happy Halloween!

Throw candy corn at anyone dressed as a vampire, and eat lots of chocolate. And speaking of chocolate, stay tuned for my review of the International Chocolate Show. Tomorrow is the last day, so if you want to go, you still have a shot – just click here for tickets. […]



        I’ve been noticing a trend of wine bars lately, and I could not be more happy about it. I had heard about Ardesia opening up in the Hell’s Kitchen area and thought, why not? Wine, small plates, and conveniently located a few blocks from work – I had […]

Foodie Fun

Cook.Eat.Drink.Live Food Festival Info 2009

Returning for it's third year, the Cook.Eat.Drink.Live event is just around the corner, and just in time for the holidays. This multi-layered event offers cooking demonstrations, tastings from some of NYC's best restaurants and purveyors (list here), wine tours, and new food product showcases. Sick of buying Dad ties and […]

Food and Drink

OMG Cupcakes NYC Taste Test

The Cupcake stork decended upon my office yesterday, leaving two little bundles of joy from OMG Cupcakes NYC: a pretty quartet of traditional cupcakes, and a cute quartet of vegan/gluten-free cupcakes. Eager to try some, myself and a few office pals dug in, and the outcome was not what you'd expect. […]