FR Investigates: Will The 'Skate Chop' Be The Hot Dish For Summer 2014?

Chef David Burke on his latest rib-eye of the sea
May 29, 2014 10:00 am

Skate, of course, is a former throw-away fish that modern chefs have promoted to an almost-everyday entrée, albeit usually in fillet form, sliced from either the top or bottom of the sea creature’s wing. Skate chop? Well, that’s a bit more unusual. Chef David Burke explains.

Aged Rum Takes Manhattan: Arabian Rose Cocktail Recipe

A dark and floral aged rum finds a great home
Jan 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Scents are a language unto their own and, like a good cocktail, when the right one hits you, it can be sublime. One of the most unique scents I've ever experienced is the Ex Idolo 33 cologne, a vintage oud combining rose, musk, wood, and to my nose, aged rum. Going out on a limb, I thought I would attempt to recreate this scent through spirits. The result was surprising. Read on.

10 Places To Eat And Drink Near Madison Square Garden That Won't Scare You

OK, hear us out NYC. There is good food near MSG.
Nov 7, 2013 10:00 am

Last week, we brought you a bunch of places to eat and drink near the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. Now we take on the food near Madison Square Garden, which has long had a reputation for not being the best food neighborhood in basically all of Manhattan. But if you look past the chain hamburger sellers and that giant Sbarro, you’ll find some really interesting things less than a 10-minute’s walk away.     

Kid Rock's Personal Mixologist Discusses All Things Bourbon

Bobby Gleason knows how to mix a cocktail
Jun 20, 2013 3:01 pm

Is bourbon only good for shots? What’s the deal with white whiskey? And what’s all this fuss about barrel-aged cocktails? There’s no better person to ask any of these questions than Bobby “G” Gleason, Master Mixologist at Beam Global Spirits and Wine. Read on.

The Highland Fling Cocktail

Part martini, part Manhattan
Mar 21, 2012 3:01 pm
Gabi Porter

This is a real elegant little number and for those who like their drinks stirred and boozy. It falls somewhere between a martini and a Manhattan with a nice smoky scotch in the background, rather than gin or rye. We're also planning to hit the nearest store for bags of chamomile flowers to infuse all our Dolin at home. Weekend project anyone?

Manhattan Recipe Made With Rum

Meet "That Which We Shall Not Speak Its Name"
Dec 29, 2011 3:01 pm

Old Fashioned and Manhattan variations have long been my mainstay when it comes to late-night drinking, but recently I've been on a rum kick, experimenting with rums from different origins and blending different styles to produce a smooth, complex drink.

Just Cookin’

Fatty food is on the move
Aug 18, 2011 10:40 am
Zak Pelaccio

So, we’re opening an outpost (from a Brooklyn-centric mindset) of Fatty 'Cue in Manhattan. I’m taking a moment, here, now, to explore what this means to me. The decision to open another 'Cue was easy as we love so many of the dishes that we’ve created at our funky little spot in Brooklyn. And, of course, we feel it’s our...

Voodoo Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Winner of the Ultimate Manhattan Bartender Contest
May 12, 2011 4:00 pm
Photo: capn madd matt on Flickr

A Texan named "Master of the Manhattan"? Indeed. Marcelo Nascimento, founder of Lucky 13 Cocktail Co. in Austin, Texas, took home the title in the second annual Woodford Reserve Ultimate Well Crafted Manhattan competition. 

Nascimento's newfangled interpretation of the old-school classic combines Woodford...


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