Author: Dara



        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. […]