Owners Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow share the secret recipe for their “Deck the Balls” meatballs
It goes without saying that The Meatball Shop proprietors Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow know the secret to a killer meatball—but do they know how to throw a killer holiday party?
Turns out, they’re experts. “Whenever we invite friends over for dinner, we’re sure to have a great selection of ... More
Andaz West Hollywood's answer to Saint Nick's late-night snack. Here's how to make it—and serve it at your holiday soirée
It’s traditional to leave out milk and cookies for Santa Claus, but if Saint Nick stops at the Andaz West Hollywood this year, he’ll need a designated driver for his sleigh afterwards.
“This creamy blend, loaded with seasonal spices, is perfect for the holidays—not to mention, it goes over ... More
Notes of apples and decadent white truffles combine in this earthy winter cocktail
Graced with an exceptional truffle season this year, restaurants across the country have created the most indulgent dishes using the decadent ingredient. We brought you our favorite truffle tasting menus of the season, but there's always more to discover, like Casa Nonna's Truffled Apple-Teani.
"Truffles are a highly seasonal ingredient," ... More
The Danes are trading Carlsberg for champagne; how Mad Men inspired the capital city's recent cocktail explosion. Plus: Where (and what) to drink!
“A lot of the bartenders in Copenhagen are great nerds,” says Thomas Raae, who just days ago opened Holmens Kanal near the Royal Danish Theater. It’s his third bar in Denmark’s capital (Frederiksberg’s cocktail outpost Salon 39 and whimsical tiki bar Brass Monkeys are his, too). “They are really dedicated—attending ... More
Three tempting new takes on the potato pancake from the chef behind A Zest for Life
Crispy, naturally sweet, salty and irresistible—it's a shame we wait all year to enjoy them. Latkes, a treat made from large tablespoons of potato mixture dropped into a skillet of hot oil, are traditionally enjoyed at Hanukkah (fried foods during this “festival of lights" commemorate the oil that miraculously burned ... More
A smoky-sweet trifecta of bourbon, bacon and sugar maple liqueur makes up The Smith's seasonal cocktail
“I decided to name it after the famous swine character from Charlotte’s Web,” says Jeff Leanheart, beverage director at The Smith restaurants in New York. “Picture a beautiful farm in the mountains upstate during the fall with all the colors. That's what we want to capture with The Sweet ... More
A decade of branding the best restaurant in the world in three acts. Plus: A Noma-style fudge recipe for the daring
Sorry, Hamlet, you’ve been dethroned. “Prince of Denmark,” trumpeted The New York Times—in a profile of chef René Redzepi—when the innovative chef first hit the international scene. Time magazine recently kicked it up a notch, simply calling him “Food God.”
The man who inspires such reverence is thirty-something, a ... More
Here's how to recreate the fashion canteen's signature pineapple and ginger-infused cocktail
Since it opened in 1984, Indochine has been one of Manhattan's buzziest see-and-be-seen spots. Part of the charm might be the celebrity and fashion-centric clientele (Andy Warhol dined here, too, of course), the trademark palm-leaf wallpaper or the delicious French-colonial Vietnamese menu, but part of it is definitely ... More
A new trend at the bar is rediscovering the coupe glass. The scoop—and three recipes—here
With a new drink den opening up every other weekend it seems, there's a cocktail to try everywhere we look. But as menus begin to offer such expansive lists of impossible-to-choose-between drinks, cocktail enthusiasts are met with a common dilemma: How many rounds would it take to try them all?
Luckily ... More
We almost don't care how counter intuitive this sounds. Here's how to make it
In our never-ending search for the perfect cocktail, we set our sights this week on something ingenious—a delicious drink as refreshing as it is intoxicating. In honor of the weekend's New York City Marathon, enter the Brush and Tone.
The coconut water-based cocktail from Stone Rose Lounge promises to ... More