Listing: 2018 NYSPCC Food & Wine Gala

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, The NYSPCC will hold its annual Food & Wine Gala at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and wine tasting at 6:30 pm, followed by a special program and dinner featuring a one-of-a-kind menu by Chef Costas Spiliadis of estiatorio Milos. Anchor of Inside Edition and…

5 Ways Cooking Benefits Your Mental State

It’s no secret that cooking healthy food provides benefits to our bodies, but there’s also evidence that the act of preparing meals can benefit our minds as well. Mental health experts credit cooking with helping to relieve depression, anxiety, eating disorders and other conditions. As various forms of meditation have become in vogue as ways to relax…

6 Easy Tips to Help You Eat Healthy While Traveling

Traveling season is here, and no matter if you’re taking a well-deserved solo vacation, a romantic getaway, friend vacation, family vacation, and every trip in between, you’ll need some snacks to keep you energized for all your activities. Traveling tends to be a time when people fall of the wagon in terms of self-care and…

Memorial Day Weekend Cocktails With A Feminist Twist

As our first long-weekend quickly approaches it’s finally starting to feel like Summer is around the corner. We’ve hid from the rain, slugged through the snow, and braced the cold but rejoice New Yorkers, we’ve made it! For many Memorial Day weekend is the opening of summer. It’s time to set up our beach houses,…

Listing: Chef Jacques Pépin To be Honored at 2018 Hayground Chefs Dinner

Honorary chairpersons Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announce the 14th annual Hayground Chef’s Dinner, honoring world-renowned Chef Jacques Pépin, onSunday, July 29, 2018, in Jeff’s Kitchen at Hayground School, Bridgehampton. Five-star chefs will cook for guests as they celebrate Chef Pépin. The benefit dinner will raise much- needed financial aid for Hayground School, an inclusive, diverse school which incorporates an…

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Bakeries in NYC

Donuts, croissants, muffins, pies, cookies, brownies, blondies, cakes, cupcakes, tortes, tartes, and so much more! The top bakeries from all around New York City to get a gram worthy shot – and a delicious bite! 1. Supermoon Bakehouse This bakery is your new obsession. You’ve heard of the cronut BUT HAVE YOU HEARD OF A…

Festive and Delicious Holiday Cocktail Recipes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Michael Bublé and Mariah Carey are filling your ears, a winter wonderland is a treat for your eyes… and for you palate?  Some delicious cocktails! While the snow falls down and you’re waiting up for Santa to crawl down your chimney, enjoy these festive holiday cocktails –…

Celebrate ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Day by Breaking Out Your Slow Cooker

Did you know that November 8th is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day?  In honor of mind and body wellness, MaryAnn Jones and Deanna Durso of Wear your Wellness and Thrive Naturally have shared their delicious and organic recipe with New York Rag! Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 lb package organic chicken tenders 1 large onion, diced…

October is Here and These Spooky Cocktails Will Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Happy Halloween! Well, almost. Summer is finally starting to fade away and before everyone gets all Christmas-ed out, lets enjoy our favorite scary holiday. To get you in the mood, we’ve rounded up some delicious cocktails with a delightfully haunted twist. So, put on those costumes and enjoy (responsibly)! Texan Morgue-A-Rita Created by Masa Urushido…

End Summer On A High Note With These Delicious DIY Cocktails

With Labor Day weekend quickly approaching, summer is winding down and our thoughts become filled with shorter days, crisp Autumn nights, and pumpkin-spiced everything. But before you cozy up with a Hot Toddy by the fire, savor the rest of sun season with these icy beverages fit for any summertime soiree. Chambord, a French black…