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Ghee vs Butter in Coffee: Is One Better than the Other?

Ghee vs Butter in Coffee
You’ve jumped onto that ketogenic bandwagon and you’re adjusting your routines, your recipes, and your coffee, but you just can’t decide exactly what you want to do with your coffee. Should you switch to ghee or try butter? Can you use both? Which one will be better for you and give you the best flavor? All of these questions might...

Samwon Garden Korean BBQ Review: This isn’t Your 4th of July BBQ

Samwon Garden
By Faith Rein   As an adopted Korean American I had only experienced the cuisine of my heritage through Kimchee. My parents who were Caucasians tried as they could at that time to have me exposed but being one of the first orphans from Korea to arrive in NY it was challenging. Fast forward to 2019 and Korean’s are everywhere. Everyone is everywhere...

San Carlo Osteria Piemonte: A Repeat Visit Just as Good

La Ghibellina Gavi di Gavi
By Kate E. O’Hara   Joanne and I often reminisce about our visit to San Carlo Osteria Piemonte. It had been a wonderful evening all around; from the staff to the atmosphere, to the delectable food. I always wondered, would a repeat visit be just as good? Well, a few weeks ago I found my answer. And, it is an emphatic “yes.”...

How to Set Up an Outdoor Party Like a Pro

Outdoor Party
Let us all collectively agree that the best, most memorable parties are those that end up outside. For a truly entertaining and stress-free outdoor party hosting experience, you need to strive to keep your guests and pests from buzzing inside your ear. As long as you keep the revelers satiated and entertained, then you can certainly look forward to...

Will the Proposed Flavor Ban Stop Teens from Vaping?

Flavor Ban
Teens these days are under the wrong perception that smoking e-cigarettes is less harmful and cooler than smoking regular cigarettes. What they don’t know is, that e-cigarettes have chemicals and nicotine in them that are both toxic, can raise your blood pressure and spike your adrenaline. That can increase your heart rate and the likelihood of having a heart attack....

A Short Guide to an Age-old Classic: The Potato

the potato
One popular street and fast food item that you can never go wrong with is the baked potato. The potato itself has an interesting history, having evolved from a family of poisonous plants (also stemming, later, into tomatoes, peppers, and tobacco). Originating in South America, civilization and cultivation eventually carried the potato long distances. Unfortunately, this wonderful root vegetable was considered...

How to Make a Delicious Tagliatelle Pasta with Cremini Mushrooms?

Tagliatelle Pasta with Cremini Mushrooms
Looking for one of the best tagliatelle pasta recipes you've ever tasted? We can probably help you with that. Today, we'll show you how to make a mouthwatering tagliatelle pasta with fresh parsley, cremini mushrooms, garlic, white wine, and butter. So, let’s make impressive pasta that you can serve to your most precious guests. With this recipe, you'll be able...

The Top 5 Places to Enjoy Your Favorite Tea in New York City

The Russian Tea house
If you’re like millions of Americans, coffee is just the thing you need in the morning to get your day started. But in the afternoon, trade in that 3rd cup of coffee for a nice, relaxing and refreshing cup of tea. Tea is a staple of many cultures around the world and is the 3rd most consumed beverage here in...

NYC Festival Review: FREE-FLOWING WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE FROM COTES DU RHONE

Cotes du Rhone Food and Wine festival
Last Sunday I attended the Cotes du Rhone Food and Wine festival. Held at Second Floor. I arrive to see lines of people wrapped around the corner of 6th Ave. Second Floor, a beautiful venue and open-air terrace located above 6th Avenue in Chelsea. I made my way to the front to the venue greeted by gorgeous potted plants with lush...

We visited the South Hampton Inn Memorial Day Weekend Summer Kick off 

South Hampton Inn Summer Kick off BBQ
Memorial Day Weekend...normally I spend it as a lovely 3 day weekend of nothing. Nothing has become one of my favorite things. Winnie the Pooh quote: 'But what I like doing best is Nothing," said Christopher Robin. 'How do you do Nothing?' asked Pooh, after he has wondered for a long time. 'Well, it's when people call out at you just as...