Food & Drink

FOOD: Summer in Brooklyn [Bushwick/Greenpoint]

Now that I’m living so much closer to Brooklyn, I’m excited to take advantage of all of the amazing places just across the river.  I’ve rounded up three places I’ve never been to but am incredibly excited to try–most with cool outdoor spaces for the perfect summer day. Forrest Point (Bushwick) Forrest Point has been [...]

April 1, 2015 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0


Image obtained from Rob Verhorst/Getty Images When one thinks of music native to Washington, D.C., go-go is the first sound that comes to mind.  But the District’s most famous crooner is arguably Marvin Gaye. Tragically taken from the world too soon, Marvin Gaye left a legacy with the politically charged album, What’s Going On and so [...]

March 31, 2015 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Holiday Cocktail Lounge [NYC]

Sometimes it’s difficult to keep track on all of the changes going on in this crazy city of ours.  And perhaps you have been to the Holiday Cocktail Lounge before it was shut down in 2012.  But it seems that it almost doesn’t matter either way, because after having just reopened this year, not a [...]

March 16, 2015 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Bars to Try This Spring [NYC]

As the temperature starts to get just a little less frigid and the daylight hours stretch a little bit longer, I’m feeling the urge to to actually step outside and try something new.  And as my list of new bars and restaurants to try increases, I thought I’d share some of the bars I’m looking [...]

March 11, 2015 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

FOOD & DRINK: New Belgium Brewery Presents Pickled, Braised, and Brewed

New Belgium Brewery recently released its all-day sessional indian pale ale, Slow Ride IPA. This past Sunday, New Belgium DC partnered with Mason Dixie Biscuit Company, Gordy’s Pickle Jar, and Derek Thomas to provide a hands-on educational experience in pickling, braising, brewing, and ceramics at Mess Hall DC. New Belgium Brewery’s representatives taught participants about [...]

March 10, 2015 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0


What do you get when you cross chefs touting accolades like Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurant in America 2014, James Beard semifinalist Rising Star, and WSJ’s Best Restaurants along the 14th Street Corridor?  A life-altering foodgasm!  That’s what. On Wednesday, March 11th, Chefs Erik Bruner-Yang of Toki Underground/Maketto, Aaron Silverman of Rose’s Luxury, and John [...]

March 9, 2015 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Katz’s Deli Meets Nathan’s Famous in Socarrat’s Big Apple Paella

[Photo courtesy of Socarrat] What happens when two of New York City’s most iconic [and meatiest] staples meet Spain? Socarrat’s Big Apple Paella happens. The lovechild of Nathan’s Famous, Katz’s Delicatessen, and Chef Jesús Nuñez, this massive pan is crammed with salami, beef franks, pulled pork, red cabbage, corn and Bomba rice. The Big Apple Paella made [...]

March 6, 2015 Lea Faminiano Food & Drink 0


(image obtained from The music lineup for the 2015 Sweetlife Festival was just announced and its viscous! The two day festival boasts Grammy Award winner Kendrick Lamar as one of the headliners as well as a host of other music artists pictured above. Culinary creations should be stellar as always with chefs Erik Bruner-Yang, [...]

March 5, 2015 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Hudson Common [NYC]

Planning a birthday or group event in the city can be tricky.  While there are so many places to choose from there are certain things that are required for everyone to have a good time.  And this past weekend I may have discovered a great option: Hudson Common. Located in the Hudson Hotel in Columbus [...]

March 4, 2015 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

FOOD: City Girl Brunch [Boston--Cambridge]

[photo from City Girl Cafe] You might be asking yourself just now, “What’s a City Girl? Is that like an Uptown Girl?” No, I’m not referencing a Billy Joel song– City Girl here refers to City Girl Cafe, a veritable brunch beacon in Cambridge’s Inman Square. While the petite restaurant has a plethora of Italian-inspired [...]

March 3, 2015 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Morandi [NYC]

There are an endless number of Italian restaurants in the city but what struck me upon walking into Morandi was the space and decor.  This was the perfect spot for a cozy Wednesday night dinner when the temperature was near freezing. I was impressed by the extensive wine list–I’m always in the mood for a [...]

February 27, 2015 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Northern California Love [San Francisco]

I’m East Coast through and through but there’s no denying that the West coast is the best coast when it comes to food.  I mean the vegetables tasted like they just been plucked from the ground and the fish from the ocean. Recently, I found myself back in the bay for a quick sprint and [...]

February 26, 2015 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0