Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival

We attend a massive number of food festivals across the country and now after being invited to experience Hilton Head’s Wine & Food Festival, we are hooked!  For us, there is be no More »

KOA Restaurant NYC

When our friend Tora Matsuoka gave us a call to let us know that his space that housed our beloved SEN has reopened and is now a new concept called KOA, we quickly put More »


With so many great Italian restaurants in NYC, it’s not easy to stand out.  This is a ‘Table’ that will never forget!  Tavola is the quintessential Italian eatery that you wished was in More »

Recette NYC

Bold. Fresh. Extraordinary. Recette is all of this and more.  Fine dining in NYC will take a lesson from this small eatery delivering an experience that sets a new standard.  Ten courses More »

Delicatessen NYC

Within a few minutes of stepping foot inside of the very happening dining room, we looked at each other and wondered, “What the heck took us so long to hang out in More »

Celebrity Cruises – A Taste of Modern Luxury “Top Chef Style”

When our Celebrity Cruises “family” comes into town, there is no doubt that we will be there.  This time, it would be an indulgent and immersive culinary experience at one of New More »


New Taste of the Upper West Side 2015


The 2015 New Taste of the Upper West Side kicks off again this May with an exciting lineup of new and returning restaurants, world-class chefs and celebrity hosts for an unforgettable three-night culinary celebration. The annual event, which was created by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (“BID”), a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit, donates all net proceeds to the local community for neighborhood improvement and beautification projects such as the Columbus Avenue BID’s Sustainable Streetscape project, and other beneficiaries as the Wellness in the Schools program, Greenhouse Classroom, Citymeals-on-Wheels and Theodore Roosevelt Park.

Toast To The Children 2015


Toast to the Children is a quintessential New York City Food & Drink Event held annually in support of the innovative, life‐changing pediatric programs at Bellevue Hospital Center.

Famed chef and Board member, Tom Colicchio of Craft Restaurants and Bravo’s ‘Top Chef,’ spearheads this wine and food sampling extravaganza at his fabulous Riverpark Restaurant overlooking the East River. Proceeds benefit children’s programs at Bellevue Hospital Center.

Bad-Ass Korean Dinner with the MWD Crew!

Just another Monday night with a group of friends out for an epic Korean BBQ throwdown.  Our visit to K-Town would not be complete without a late night stop at one of the best Karaoke spots in NYC.  This night was truly insane!  Thanks to Chef Brian Tsao and Jean Lee for helping to arrange and our crazy dining crew, Franklin Becker, Colleen Grapes, Paul Denamiel, Andy Lee, Vincent Barcelona and Kangsuh Restaurant for putting up with our insanity!

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival


We attend a massive number of food festivals across the country and now after being invited to experience Hilton Head’s Wine & Food Festival, we are hooked!  For us, there is be no better place to experience some of the best wine from across the country and the most incredible regional cuisine of Hilton Head.  The charm and hospitality that we were greeted with blew our minds and the Men Who Dine now speak with a slight southern drawl!

Dopo East NYC

In a city filled with Italian restaurants, it is a breath of fresh air to experience one that is not only doing it right but doing it with style! Dopo East is a hidden gem that you will absolutely fall in love with.  

In fact, we enjoyed it so much, we invited a group of our friends to an evening of incredible wine and food in their spectacular wine cellar.  

Check out this video of our evening and you will see what we mean!

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Things We Love!

Ready for the holidays?  

Here are a few of our favorite things

we know will make great holiday gifts!

Holiday Gift Guide 2014!

Johnny_Iuzzini_at_Star_Chefs_book_signing_October,_2014Sugar Rush: Master Tips, Techniques, and Recipes for Sweet Baking  By Johnny Iuzzini

Sugar Rush is a complete baking course in a book with everything a home baker needs to confidently turn out 150+ sweets with sophisticated flavors.

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