For lots of kids, there is an upside to divorce that crystallizes like a snowflake every December. New York street food brings back those memories.
When sliced, the spherical inner layers of this buttery bread are revealed, with specks of anise peeking through—and there’s only one place in the Heights to find it.
On the 12th day of Christmas, our editorial staff made a wish list. Our list is inspired both by near and far, but undeniably has one common theme: what we like to eat, and how and where we like to enjoy it.
If you haven’t gotten your holiday fix yet, there’s still time! Read on for tips on where to take in the sights, smells and flavors of the holidays.
The Tom & Jerry–a frothy, rich Christmas-time drink akin to eggnog–was, according to cocktail historian David Wondrich, created in the early 1850s by famed mixologist Jerry Thomas. As legend goes, Thomas refused to make them until after the first snowfall. It may not be Christmas yet, but the snow has fallen, people, so ready your mixers!
Thanksgiving has come and gone, but many of you will be looking for ways to cook the bird, bake the pies, and libate the guests in just another month. Here’s a re-cap of some of the awesome advice that chef Alfred Portale of Gotham Bar and Grill gave during our Thanksgiving-themed Q & A last Tuesday right on our Facebook page.