6 Outdoor Spots To Drink A Summer Cocktail

by Concierge Redefined. Summertime in the city is all about rooftop restaurants, breezy Central Park picnics, weekend getaways, and, of course, refreshing cocktails. Whether you’re enjoying a glass of wine with coworkers after a long day or toasting to a romantic date night, these are the six summer spots you’ll want to hit and the aperitifs you’ll want…

Los Angeles Foodie Guide

By Melissa Curtin. In just about every restaurant in LA, you can find a kale salad, avocado toast, Chia seed pudding, or some form of food medley in a bowl, whether it be rice, acai, poke, oatmeal, or pho and quite often an egg on top. The sprawling landscape and ethnic diversity of a city the…

Dining Out May 2016 Edition

Dining Out

If there is one thing that New Yorkers can never tire of is its dynamic dining scene.  Just like the dating scene in the city, New York City offers plethora of choices with an ever changing landscape of new hotspots, seasonal menus, and places worthy of experiencing.  From elegant five star fine dining to downtown…

dining in the hamptons this 2016

Dining in the Hamptons this 2016

The Hamptons season beckons and as spring turns steadily warmer New Yorkers, like salmon, are ready to make the trip out to the Eastern end of Long Island’s South Fork to one of the exclusive and tony villages such as Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Westhampton Beach, Sag Harbor or Montauk to enjoy urban life and…

Freud Restaurant

By Jesse Topal. After taking a walk around Greenwich Village, I stopped in to the newly opened Freud Restaurant, the latest endeavor from Michelin-starred chef Edward Frauneder, (Edi & the Wolf and the Third Man) which offers a contemporary take on Austrian fare. The charming and inviting 65- seat restaurant was designed by Austrian native…

Herb Karlitz

Chef Marcus Samuelsson and veteran event marketer Herb Karlitz launched the first Harlem EatUp!, a three-day food festival, with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blazio in 2015. This year’s festival will be held at Morningside Park from May 19 through 22nd. Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, and Daniel Boulud will team…

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A Pool With a View

By Haiting Tan. While New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, sleep is not the only thing that New Yorkers are deprived of. In a city crowded with skyscrapers and apartments, a rooftop pool is the ultimate symbol of luxury. Sitting on the 18th floor of The James Hotel in Soho,…

Sweet Hospitality Group

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka, have all dined on Sweet Hospitality Group’s fare this season. In addition to private parties and benefits, they cater pre-curtain parties and run the innovative lobby concession stands we all hit up at intermission. Lincoln Center A tenet of starting a successful business is…

Maison Marcel

As the city warms up, it’s time to celebrate the summer with a bottle of Maison Marcel Rosé. Named after their grandfather, Marcel was a charismatic lad who had the finest taste in dining. The young charmer met his match in a woman who didn’t like rosé. In order to sweep her off her feet,…