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Happy National Iced Tea Month!

Today, we're celebrating National Iced Tea Month by showing you how to make the perfect batch of Southern Sweet Tea, topping it off with just a hint of Homemade Herbal Honey before you bring it to the parlor. Read more


Beer-Boiled Shrimp with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

In this article, I'll show you how to make some tender, flavorful shrimp with any of the leftover beers you have lying around from your overestimation of how fun last weekend would have been. Read more


The Best Places to Go for Fresh Juice

For those of you who are tired of jamming with Jamba, here are the three best juice joints in all of New York City. Read more


Recipe: Tuna Ceviche and Sangria Blanca

We'll help you break out of those summer doldrums by giving you a sweet-and-fruity spin on the classic sangria that uses white wine instead of red, serving it up with some little bites of fresh fish and avocado. Read more


Eat While You Drink: The Bars that Serve the Best Food

We're pointing you towards the best bars in New York that serve up good eats to go with their potent potables. Read more


Six Best Classic Cocktails: How to Do it Right Every Time

Whether you're entertaining five very thirsty friends or just one convivial fellow, we're arming you with six recipes for classic cocktails that show you what you've been doing wrong with your alcohol each time. Read more

Absinthe Drip

Recession Eats: Make the Best Absinthe Drip in Your Own Home!

For today's spotlight on living on a forced budget, we'll debunk the myth of psychotropic absinthe (it doesn't exist, Baz Luhrman!) and show you how to achieve a perfect absinthe drip without spending the money on an expensive absinthe fountain. Read more


Chef Sung Park's "Bistro Petit:" Our Weekend Brunch Spotlight

Plan you weekend in advance with the good folks at FoodNRecipe. Every Friday, we're going to spotlight a fabulous brunch spot for you and your crew to unwind from the night before over some seriously good eats. Read more

Father's Day

Foods of Our Fathers: Our Father's Day Brunch Menu

A one-plate brunch menu guaranteed to satisfy all those impossible-to-please Dads out there. Read more

Jello Shots

Drink Like a Freshman: The Best Recipe for Jello Shots

We'll teach you the perfect technique for an outstanding, foolproof jello shot each time. Read more

Chilled Verbena Citrus Gazpacho

Chilled Citrus-Verbena Gazpacho

Just in time for summer, we're serving up an ice-cold gazpacho soup inspired by all those clean, cool citrus scents that waft out of L'Occitane storefronts along the Bleecker Street promenade. Read more


Recession Eats: The Fastest, Cheapest Salad Ever

A recipe for the fastest, easiest, cheapest, and dare-we-say one of the most delicious salads you'll ever make in you entire life. Read more

Lobster Roll

New York City's Five Best Sandwiches

We're profiling the five best sandwiches in New York City and the wonderful places that serve them up right. Read more

Strawberry Shortcake

Happy National Strawberry Shortcake Day!

It's June 14th, and anyone who's anyone knows that it's National Strawberry Shortcake Day. We're going to celebrate this high-society treat by exploring the ins and outs of everyone's favorite way to eat a biscuit by talking about its history, the easy basics of preparing one, and my take on the recipe-- a deep-fried strawb... Read more


Recession Eats: Four Ways to Turn a Boring Pack of Ramen into an Amazing Meal

It happened again: you're broke, you forgot to go to the supermarket, your belly is grumbling, and there's nothing in your pantry-- other than that package of ramen you still don't want. Or maybe you're in college and you've been eating those infamous soup noodles all day and you're just sick of it. Or just on a budget, given the economic climate. Read more


Is Gluten Freedom Free, or, How to Survive a Gluten Allergy on a Budget

The gluten-free lifestyle is expensive. Nothing fills us up quite like breads and pastas do, and wheat-food substitutes that get the coveted "gluten-free" stamp of approval also enjoy a rise in price-tag, too, to say nothing of the sacrifice in flavor. With these three food tips, we'll show you how to avoid making yourself sick with ... Read more


Beyond the Burrito: Three Non-Mexican Latin Foods

Tired of tacos, burritos, and quesadillas? Expand your horizons by taking a quick food tour without ever leaving your chair. Read more


Happy National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day!

We all make mistakes in the kitchen. Here's how to turn them into happy accidents. Read more


You Can Pickle That: The Best Introduction to the Trendy World of Pickling

Your food should be as robust as your personality. Follow these salty tips and you'll be calling yourself an artisanal briner in no time. And in these DIY-days, that's the goal, isn't it? Read more

Ice cream.

We All Scream For Ice Cream Recommendations

Beat the heat without wandering the streets. We'll save on your air-conditioning costs by pointing you to our favorite ice cream spot in every corner of the country. Read more