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Review: Carrie: The Musical

I was never one to watch scary movies growing up. Why be terrified on purpose? But I do remember seeing Carrie, the 1970s blood bath, which not only scared me of angstful telekineticist teens but also—let’s be real—high school in general.

Then I went to high school and college and …

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Recap: Barr Hill Gin Club at the Winslow

Gin is something that I’ve learned to love with age. In college, the only gin I encountered was in plastic bottles with a strong Pinesol-esque aftertaste, leaving nothing to be desired. Post-grad as an avid olive-hater, I steered clear of martinis until I discovered the cocktail served up with a …

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Recap: Bryant Park BBQ, presented by ‘wichcraft and Edible Manhattan

Sweet summer time is upon us! I don’t know about you all, but when I think of summer, I think of trips to the beach, outdoor happy hours with refreshing cocktails, and good old-fashioned barbecues. This past Wednesday, Edible Manhattan partnered with ‘wichcraft to bring this barbecue vision to life, …

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Recap: Pizza on the Patio at Piola

Have you been watching the World Cup? It’s by far my favorite sporting event, but unfortunately, I’ve only been able to catch a few glimpses here and there due to Bitch duties. My team, Argentina, is doing quite well, as is the good ole’ U-S-of-A.

Last week, I found my …

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Review: Morning Gloryville

As we stepped into the elevator from a side street in Williamsburg, my heart started to beat a little quicker as I started to hear music throb. The doors flung open and we were greeted with enthusiastic hugs from party-goers clad in neon, short shorts, and glitter before being immersed …

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Recap: The Pig Farm-to-Table Summer Tasting Menu

The last time I was at The Pig, I was a vegetarian. Despite this, I quite enjoyed the restaurant’s brunch, as there were plenty of salads and Southern comfort foods to satisfy even the pickiest of palates. The Pig is a pork-centric restaurant in Logan Circle that serves up …

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Recap: Virginia Craft Tasting Event

Working in advertising, the iconic ad campaign surrounding the slogan, “Virginia is for lovers” is no stranger to me. However, after attending the Virginia Craft tasting event, hosted by the Virginia Tourism Corporation in Chelsea Market this past Tuesday, I think they should consider amending the tagline to “Virginia is …

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Bitch At Us: Chef Demetrio Zavala

Chef Demetrio Zavala started cooking at the age of 15 as a prep cook in an Italian Restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida. He was able to bring his dream of owning a high-end pizza restaurant to fruition when he founded Coal Mine Pizza in Boca Raton. During his early years …

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Millennial Week Innovators’ Brunch

Gosh, what an honor it was to learn that we were finalists for the Millennial Week Millennial of the Year Award. The inaugural event for young leaders kicked up a firestorm of media attention, even from the likes of The New York Times. (Since when was it a …

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Recap: Ceviche Tasting at Cevich

Living in New York makes us conditioned to expect a vast amount of food options in every specialty you can think of. From entire eateries devoted to pigs and a blanket, to restaurants that only serve mac-n-cheese; we’ve got it all. Or so I thought, until the co-owners of the …

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