DAILY BITES
Eats on the Beat

With so much activity going on in New York City, it can be hard to narrow down the best things that are going on at any given time. Food lovers flock to this city for its wide array of cuisines and we don't blame them. Here are some of the things going on in the culinary world that you definitely don't want to miss!

Chili Cook Off: iAdventure.com is inviting you to tickle your taste buds with a fun chili cook off at Greenwich Village Country Club on January 20 from 12-3pm and 5-8pm. There will be chili galore - from mild to super spicy - for you to try, as well as plenty of seasonal craft brews to wash it down. Tickets range from $33-$43 and can be purchased here.

LIQUID COURAGE
Drink Up: New Year's Eve Cocktails

French 75 (Courtesy of Spice Market)
1 oz. St. Germain
½ oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ oz. Plymouth Gin
1 ½ oz. Cava Dibon

Chill St. Germain, Lemon Juice and Plymouth Gin, strain into Champagne Flute, top with Cava Dibon, garnish with lemon twist. Enjoy!

¾ oz. Cognac

½ oz. Cointreau

¼ oz. Maraschino

¼ oz. Lemon juice

4 oz. champagne
Zeppole Sparkler

4 oz. MARTINI Moscato d’Asti
½ oz. of BACARDI Gold Rum
Dash of lemon juice
Rim the glass with cinnamon sugar. In a prepared champagne glass, place all ingredients. Stir once and serve.


Port of Mischief Punch 3 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1 oz. port
2 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. fresh lime juice
2 dashes (per serving) anise bitters 2 dashes (per serving) house bitters
Combine chilled ingredients in a punch bowl over one large block of ice. Garnish with lime wheels and freshly grated nutmeg. Serve with a ladle and small glass tea cups.