Breakfast: Is It An Essential Meal For All Age Groups?

There can be no doubt on the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day; it is imperative that both grown-ups and children do not skip this meal. A common misconception amongst dieters is that skipping breakfast will help you lose weight because it restricts your daily calorie intake. The truth is that skipping the breakfast can sabotage your best weight loss…

Pigging Out At Red Hook’s Pig Island

Last month I re-lived Afropunk, one of Brooklyn’s most awesome weekend music festivals. This month it was Pig Island, a giant festival of all that is pork. I must say I’m planning to make this one a tradition. Just as last year, Pig Island featured 80 hogs prepared in various styles by 25 of the…

Beaumarchais: Brunch gone wild

Before we proceed, here is a personal homage to the best mid-afternoon party-like situation ever invented since dinner parties – yes it totally ranks high in the coolness meter. On that note, it as an honor to introduce to you the greatest daytime party that everyone should attend at-least once in a lifetime and that…

Acqua Santa

I wish I lived in Brooklyn equipped with a lump sum of loot and sufficient time to test out every hidden nook and cranny downtown. However, until then this time around it was a pleasure to meet with my mom and a few other friends at Acqua Santa, translated in Italian it means “Holy Water.”…

Review: Maxwell’s Bar & Restaurant

Founded in 1938 by Joe Maxwell, Maxwell’s Bar & Restaurant has been a staple in the lower Manhattan scene. Known for it’s comfort food, laid back atmosphere, and well stocked bar, this historic restaurant has character and staying power. Based on the “simpler times” that was Joe Maxwell’s legacy, Maxwell’s Bar & Restaurant aims to…