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Now that Thanksgiving is over, we can fully embrace the spirit of the season. Our preferred method is to unrepentantly stuff our faces with cookies of every size, shape and color – though we don’t turn our noses up at holiday themed macarons, cupcakes or brownies either. Here are ten primo patisseries where you can get in touch with your inner Cookie Monster.
Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to area restaurants and bars for inspiration. This week, mix up a Hot CoConut from Pounds & Ounces in New York.
½ oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
1 ½ oz Stoli Chocolate Coconut
¾ cup steamed milk mixed with about semi-sweet chocolate
As we pay greater attention to where our food comes from, our health and the health of what we’re consuming, even the most carnivorous eaters are taking a break from meat – at least occasionally. Of course, it can be challenging to follow Meatless Monday, the international campaign to eat vegetarian on Mondays. So we’ve turned to chefs for a little inspiration. Today, Salty Sow in Austin, TX serves up a Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad.
Brussels Sprouts Caesar SaladBrussels Sprout Caesar Salad
This week, we celebrate a once-in-a-millennium experience — Thanksgivukkah. Two holidays in one.
For some, it will mean twice the family and travel stress. For others, twice the reasons to pack a cocktail shaker in your suitcase and stop at the liquor store on the way to Grandma’s house.
Pour out one of these drinks and steal some of the spotlight from whoever made the brisket/turkey (or turbrisket — it’s a thing!).
Society Fairin Alexandria, VA, has a new addition to its wine-tail menu that’s soothing to sip while everyone else is running around in the kitchen. A double shot of wine — with Dolin Blanc and Malbec — warms up this cocktail, while black currant liqueur and smoky clove lend a wintery flair.
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1/2 oz Boyd and Blair vodka
1/4 oz Creme de Cassis
1 oz Dolin Blanc
2 oz Terra Rosa Malbec
Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled mini coupe glass. Garnish with an orange peel, studded with a burning clove. Keep reading…
As we pay greater attention to where our food comes from, our health and the health of what we’re consuming, even the most carnivorous eaters are taking a break from meat – at least occasionally. Of course, it can be challenging to follow Meatless Monday, the international campaign to eat vegetarian on Mondays. So we’ve turned to chefs for a little inspiration. Today, Aroma Espresso Barin New York dishes up a Warm Garbanzo Salad.