• If you’re anything like me you’ve spent the last few weeks of the year eating heavy, drinking heavy and traveling frequently. The three things that will have you stumbling into the New Year feeling sluggish and and in dire need of a boost. The ginger, lemon, cayenne combo always does the trick for me. This shot will literally give you a natural rush will keep…

  • Bratz in a Blanket 4 bratwurst sausage, fully cooked 1 box frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 cups celery diced 1/8 inch thick 1 garlic clove chopped 2 tablespoon dice shallots 2 sprigs of dill 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/2 cup hot water whole grain mustard flour for dusting 1…

  • Now that winter has arrived a cold sandwich for lunch just won’t cut it. Beef Bacon-Brussel Sprout Grilled Cheese with Gruyere and Caramelized Onions 4 slices beef bacon 1 ½ cups shredded brussel sprouts 1 clove garlic minced 1 small red onion sliced 1/8 inch thick 3-4 slices gruyere cheese 1 teaspoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 4…

  • The legendary Ron English teamed up with High Times magazine to create “Popjanga”. A pop art glimpse into what a NYC bodega might look like if cannabis was legal in New York. A play on Ron’s original artwork “Popaganda” this pop up features cannabis themed items you would find in any bodega. Along with English’s art you can purchase 1 of 1 merchandise designed…

  • Before we get started here let me warn you this recipe is pretty spicy so if your not a big fan of hot go easy on the cayenne pepper!! Enjoy 😉 Serves 4    Time 1 hour Buttermilk Hot Fried Chicken Sandwich For Buttermilk Chicken 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 chicken breast, halved 4 sprigs fresh dill 1/3 cup hot sauce 2 1/2…

  • With The West Indian Day Parade approaching, I decided to put a new spin on classic Jamaican dish Escovitch Fish. Every year around this time you can smell the sweet aroma of Escovitch Fish permeating the air in throughout the Flatbush, Brooklyn area. Most people use fried red snapper when making Escovitch but I think fried shrimp works really well whit the sauce…

  • Lately I’ve been looking forward to going to street vendors and food trucks just as much as I would my favorite restaurants. With all the gourmet trucks rolling around the city who could blame me? But when it comes to the food vendor scene LA is far ahead of NYC which is why I was really excited to hear Smorgasburg would be heading…

  • The world of edibles has come a long way from your friend’s experimental brownies. You know the ones that either got you too high or sick. With medical marijuana legalization happening all over the country, cannabis connoisseurs can now experience edible consumption through multi-course dinners that would rival any high end restaurant. Chef For Higher is a catering company created by Mike &…

  • The perfect remedy after a night of heavy drinking lol Serves 4    Time 45mins For Avocado Cream 2 ripe avocados pitted and peeled 1/3 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt For Chipotle Mayo 1 cup mayonnaise 2 chilies in adobo sauce chopped 2 tablespoon adobo sauce For Tacos 8 medium eggs 1 cup…

  • Pugley’s Pizza is small low key pizzeria on the Fordham University campus. It’s the type of place you’d only know about if you lived in the area or someone brought you there. For the most part it’s a place where students can grab a quick bite to eat in between classes but word is it gets poppin on the weekends. We were greeted…