Blame It On The Henny…

Cognac has arrived. As you know I’m a big fan. It’s known as the king of brandy. The spirit is full of tradition, but there is some wonderful innovation going on. As you know Cognac is a favorite in the African American community. Next Saturday I’ll be getting into it during a happy hour for the New York Women’s Culinary […]

Netflix & Sip with Madam Pattirini Gin

Gin is a great spirit to use for “quarantine cocktails”. There are so many many gins to choose from, but when there is doubt a small batch gin like Madam Pattirini by Ogden’s Own Distillery is the perfect addition to your home bar. The name is inspired by Brigham Morris Young who appeared in public in drag as Madam Pattriini from the […]

MarieBelle Chocolate’s Cacao Bar

When you pass by MarieBelle New York in Tribeca, the scent of cocoa and vanilla fills the air.  The has been a staple in NYC for the past year. The company was founded by the ever charming, MarieBelle Lieberman.  She’s known as the Empress of Chocolate, but I like to think of her as the “Bruja of Chocolate”. The world […]

Join Francis Ford Coppola Winery and Food Network Kitchen For A Live Experience

I’ve always loved it when The Food Network does live shows. There’s nothing better than watching a chef cook as they answer questions from the viewers.  In case you didn’t know there’s a Food Network Kitchen app that’s available for download so that you can catch live and on demand cooking classes. That’s right, you can up your cooking game […]