• Drinks
  • The Bronx Cocktail

    For the second time in my life, I find myself (unexpectedly) living in Manhattan.  Manhattanites have a reputation for being notoriously agoraphobic – at least with respect to the other boroughs.  I’m embarrassed to admit that this was certainly the case for me when I first moved to New York.  But now that I get […]

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  • The Horse’s Neck Cocktail

    Every girl needs a reliable go-to drink.  Something simple and easy for hanging out with the guys, rather than a dolled up girls’ night out on the town.  Being more of a wine and cocktails girl myself, I’ve always been a bit clueless at sports bars and pubs (particularly as I don’t drink beer.)  I inevitably wind […]

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  • Bar Cart Basics

    When I moved to New York a few months ago, the ordeal was less of a relocation of person and possessions, and more like a tornado of chaos. For weeks the apartment consisted of little more than a suitcase and (thankfully) a mattress. With the basics now in order, I’ve had a chance to add […]

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  • The Cosmo(pom)itan

    On any given day, a walk through Chinatown in New York is a trip for the senses. When I first moved to New York, a walk through the district would momentarily transport me home –  the hustle and bustle, the rapid staccato of bargaining in Chinese, and tropical fruit sold by street vendors. The sensory […]