Williamsburg tapas bar and restaurant Cadaquès will be honoring Earth Day April 22 by turning out the lights during dinner. Tthe entire restaurant will be lit by candlelight for the night and a special vegetarian menu will be offered.
Owner Mathieu Reboul is turning out the lights to highlight the need to conserve energy. Take part in the conservation by bringing your own candles and votives.
In addition, Executive Chef Guillaume Thivet will be crafting a three-course vegetarian feast, along with the regular menu, served with a glass of white or red wine for $35 to complement Cadaqués’ modern Spanish tapas menu.
When merely going out to eat or choosing a date destination becomes a tiresome, banal task, just add music. Whether you're on a date or with friends, the live jazz music performed at these intimate restaurants will have you grooving, chewing, and coming back for more.
A propane tank exploded in Frites 'n' Meats' food truck on Monday, causing a massive fire that burned two workers and shutdown a large stretch of the West Side Highway.
The popular hamburger truck was stationed on West St. serving lunch when the propane tank exploded, rippling a bomb-like sound throughout Tribeca. The owner of the truck and an employee were rushed to the hospital where they're being treated for serious, but fortunately nonlife-threatening burns.
The go-to spot for moms and celebrities such as Cameron Diaz, Jessica Biel, and Zac Posen, Tribeca Treats serves an expansive sweets menu for the holidays. Craving a cookie or brownie after lunch? Stop in for one of their fudge brownies, chocolate bon-bons and scrumptious cupcakes.
Here are our favorite holiday treats:
Toffee-Drizzled Chocolate Buttercrunch Matzo: One of the shop's most popular holiday treats, this satisfyingly sweet, salty and crispy snack redefines the matzo and flys off the shelf every single year. It's a great present for a friend-- or yourself! They're available now through Passover and each 12 oz. cube is $16.
Four tacos, a bowl of guacamole and chips, and three mojitos later and it's time for dessert! When you're tipsy and craving some sweetness, take a satisfying bite of these Mexican Brownies. Baked in under 30 minutes and yielding 18 brownies, these treats will keep you happily satiated for hours.
What You Need:
- 2 sticks unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons
- 2/3 cup good-quality unsweetened
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground Mexican (canela)
- 1/4 teaspoon pequen chili powder or
- 1/2 teaspoon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
The first-ever Best Birthday Cake Contest is accepting the first 30 professional bakers and 20 non-professional bakers that apply by May 20th. Registration is online and free.
Sponsored by Fairway Market, the Best Birthday Cake Contest is taking place June 11, from 5pm-6:30pm at IKEA as part of Relay for Life of IKEA.
To learn more about the contest and download the facts and registration form, contact Kristen LaGrua at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To drink or not to drink? To eat cake or not to eat cake?
For an evening, have it all! When you're craving something intoxicatingly sweet, look no further than these places for a boozy dessert or drink pairing.
Sweet Revenge: For some of the best cupcakes in the city, head here. Featured on the Today Show, The Martha Stewart Show and a Time Out New York's "Critic's Pick" award winner, this West Village spot is in a league of it's own as New York's foremost cupcake, wine and beer shop. Unlike most frilly, kid-friendly cupcake places, Sweet Revenge takes the adult route, outfitting it's savory and sweet cupcakes with "mohawk" slashes of frosting and offering customers the choice of beer or wine pairings designed to bring out the taste of each individually flavored cupcake.
Talk about a crowded restaurant with a view!
Sidewalk cafes, complete with waitstaffs, tents, and delivery may premiere in New York's bustling epicenter this summer.
The Times Square Alliance has issued two requests for food service proposals in the public plazas, currently filled with red chairs and tables. Responses are due on April 15. Up to five vendors are expected to take orders and serve food to Times Square's hungry visitors. Restaurants in Times Square may even deliver straight to your table.
Imagine: eating unlimited Olive Garden breadsticks without even leaving the Square.
What are your thoughts?