Two choice non-alcoholic drinks are making it a bit more enjoyable to stay sober
Some epicures may have encountered sophisticated mocktail mixology on high-end menus, but typically, the mention of cocktails sans alcohol conjures up images of virgin Strawberry Daiquiris from childhood. Beyond opting for water or the slightly more inconspicuous club soda with lime, there haven’t been many good ways for the ... More
From Veuve to Dom, take a page from these bubbly histories...
1. The oldest bottle of Veuve Clicquot sold for 30,000 euros. The bottle, dated at approximately 1841, was found in an underwater shipwreck and is rumored to have been sampled by Madame Clicquot herself.
2. And Veuve Clicquot is the first champagne house credited for rosé. The pinkish color ... More
Three elite sommeliers go head-to-head in competition for your palate
In 2000 Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House occupied its first home on Sixth Avenue and nearly four decades later the floor-to-ceiling windows and white tablecloths remain. Yet the established Manhattan eatery, and every one of the 11 additional locations nationwide, has earned its well deserved esteem for something other ... More
Americans are enjoying more green tea than ever before. Since green tea comes in many forms — including powders, leaves and bags — the ingredient is gaining ground in both home kitchens and restaurants alike. More and more restaurants are incorporating green tea into their recipes, from energy-boosting morning brews ... More
Three industry experts discuss the best time of year to indulge and why you should ditch the traditional cocktail sauce accouterment
Raw, fried, baked, smoked, steamed or stuffed, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy oysters. To mark the start of oyster season, DuJour tapped three bivalve experts from around the country—Erin Byers Murray, Nashville-based food writer and author of Shucked: Life on a New England Farm, Chef Ken Wiss of Brooklyn’s More
Shaved ice and homemade syrups make for the perfect seasonal confection
The heat of the summer is finally hitting NYC, and the High Line has your fix. Parked outside Bubby’s High Line at Washington and Gansevoort, you’ll find a charming “snowball cart” that summer strollers of all ages can get excited about. The shaved ice treat, made with Bubby’s handmade, ... More
Surround yourself with some of the most desirable cars in the world while enjoying an exceptional dining experience
Elo, founder of the London Motor Museum and one of the most esteemed car collectors in the world, has created what can only be described as a supercars supper club. Miami Supercar Room houses a gallery of some of the planet’s most impressive automobiles—including a 1935 Pacific by Delahaye, 1929 ... More
Lindsay Parton has imported her vision of L.A. style from the Alchemy Works boutique and gallery in the downtown Arts District to the newly revamped Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach. The pedestrian-friendly collection of 1940s seaside bungalows turned into a shopping center in 1970, but has been recently revamped ... More