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New York’s 2016 Michelin rankings are out — here are all the restaurants that made the cut

Facebook/The ModernCongratulations to Danny Meyer’s The Modern, which was elevated from one star to two stars. The 2016 “Michelin Guide to New York” was announced earlier than originally planned Wednesday night, thanks to social media. According to the website Eater, Michelin called certain chefs to let them know that they had earned or maintained their […]

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Waiter divulges ‘nightly grotesquerie’ of working at America’s best restaurant

Flickr/djjewelzA former fine dining waiter is lifting the curtain on New York City’s Eleven Madison Park. See Also Team behind Eleven Madison Park and Nomad announce third New York City restaurant The Top 8 Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable Here’s how we ranked our list of the best restaurants in America A former fine […]

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The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

Getty Images/Renee McKayFlabby, jammy, and wooly are just a few wine tasting terms you can start using after you read this list. There’s a lot of ego in wine speak, both on the part of eager oenophiles who want to assert their expertise and occasional wine drinkers who keep mum for fear of saying the wrong thing.  […]

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35 wine tasting terms and what they actually mean

Getty Images/Renee McKayFlabby, jammy, and wooly are just a few wine tasting terms you can start using after you read this list. There’s a lot of ego in wine speak, both on the part of eager oenophiles who want to assert their expertise and occasional wine drinkers who keep mum for fear of saying the wrong thing.  […]

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THE TRUMP 5: Meet the fabulous offspring of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump

REUTERS/Brendan McDermidDonald Trump poses with his family after formally announcing his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on New York June 16, 2015. Two divorces and three marriages seems par for the course if you’re Donald Trump, a man who freely admits that he’s married to his business.  Settled down (maritally speaking) for now, […]

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Follow these 3 simple steps if you want to sniff whiskey like a pro

Aberlour WhiskySave your nose from feeling the burn by keeping your mouth open as you inhale. See Also A brief history of the ‘original American whiskey’ and the cocktail that brought it back from the dead These 30 whiskeys just took gold at an international spirits competition 7 times alcohol decided the course of battle […]

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List has taken some major restaurants down a peg

The annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants List won’t be published until next Monday, but today we have spoilers.  Sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna and voted upon by an international jury of chefs, critics, and food world luminaries, the list has just named 2015’s top 51-100 restaurants in the world — aka the runners up […]

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The most efficient way to stock a home bar, according to someone who’s done it

Skye Gould/Business Insider Stocking a home bar can be daunting — unless you have one of New York’s savviest cocktail minds guiding your every purchase, which, thanks to this graphic curated by Eamon Rockey, you do.  A veteran bartender and the general manager of midtown’s Betony restaurant, Rockey recently visited the B.I. offices to school […]

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Buy these home bar basics, and you’ll be prepared to whip up 9 essential cocktails

Skye Gould/Business Insider Stocking a home bar can be daunting — unless you have one of New York’s savviest cocktail minds guiding your every purchase, which, thanks to this graphic curated by Eamon Rockey, you do.  A veteran bartender and the general manager of midtown’s Betony restaurant, Rockey recently visited the B.I. offices to school […]