Where to go for New Year’s Eve in Fairfield, CT

The best places to ring in the new year in Fairfield, CT.   BONNE ANNÉE (THE FRENCH WAY!) BISTRO VERSAILLES New chef J. Carlos Rodriguez offers a holiday-inspired menu to ring in the New Year. Classic French cuisine options include a Potato Leek Soup with Bacon Lardon and White Truffle Oil, Torchon de Foie Gras, Arctic Char, Pork Belly Confit, and more. Oh, and dessert includes a decadent German Chocolate Bomb with Pecan Coconut filling. TIME: Dinner hours COST: A La Carte RESERVE: 203-661-6634 GO: 339 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich   DOUBLE THE FUN BAR BQ & MCFADDENS The collaboration between [...]

Where To Go for New Year’s Eve in Westchester, NY

The best places to celebrate New Year's Eve in Westchester, NY. 80s NEW YEAR PARTY LITTLE DRUNKEN CHEF Yes, we’re headed into 2017, but Little Drunken Chef is offering a throwback to the 80s. Dress the decade and dance to music by DJ Matthew Maxwell. Enjoy “Drunken” munchies all night long and a champagne toast at midnight. Confetti, contests, and party favors are also included. TIME: 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. COST: $75 per person RESERVE: 914-242-8800 GO: 36 Main St., Mount Kisco   DINNER & DANCING THE BRIARCLIFF MANOR Head to The Briarcliff Manor, and you’ll be greeted with a welcome cocktail. Dinner [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:44:45+00:00 December 26th, 2016|cocktails, craft beer, entertaining, holiday, westchester, wine|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

Claire Bertin-Lang is a woman wearing many hats. While running her own company—CBL Liquid Consulting—she also serves as the Mixology Producer for the StarChefs International Chefs Congress and the Beverage Director for Eat Drink SF, San Francisco’s premier food, wine, beer and spirits festival. The bicoastal beverage guru certainly has her finger on the pulse of the spirit world and offered a few Thanksgiving cocktail recipes (below). […]

By | 2016-11-23T18:49:39+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|cocktails, eat + drink, entertaining|0 Comments

Celebrate Season 6 with Game of Thrones Cocktails

Season 6 of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones kicks off tonight at 9 p.m. EST, and I, for one, am looking for a lot of answers. (Say it isn't so, Jon Snow!) Whether you are gathering friends around the TV for a viewing party or if you just need a little liquid courage to make it through the potential lost of your favorite face, I've got some character-inspired craft cocktails created for the occasion. "The Crows' Old-Fashioned" by Tad Carducci, bartender, mixologist and co-founder of Tippling Bros. Highlighting a rustic, old-world brandy from Chateau du Tariquet, the Crows' [...]

By | 2016-04-24T17:42:17+00:00 April 24th, 2016|cocktails, recipe|0 Comments

Cedar Street Debuts New Summer Menu

Donna Monaco Olsen, coordinator for the Taste of Westchester Continuing Education program here to share some “foodie” news about one of this program’s participating restaurants. Cedar Street Grill is located in the Dobbs Ferry downtown offering fresh comfort food with many interesting twists. Chef Matt Kay’s passion for creating specialty dishes began as he watched his grandmother (a former restaurateur herself) cook Italian delicacies. At his restaurant, celebrating their 5th anniversary in July, he treats everyone like family. His menu is more mature after 5 years and shows his range of talent. Watch for upcoming specials to help them celebrate this [...]

By | 2016-04-18T23:27:58+00:00 April 20th, 2016|cocktails, craft beer, westchester|0 Comments