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Best Piano Bar in New York City: Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel a Must for Locals and Luxury Travelers alike

Coming for a drink at Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel New York is like taking a trip back in time to old New York, when I like to believe things were simpler and classier– “And the name of this fallacy is called golden-age thinkingR...
by TravelingPanties on Jan 18, 2016

Come Sip the Original Bloody Mary at the St. Regis New York’s King Cole Bar: The Perfect Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Clearly I’m on a Halloween kick with my last post about the best places to celebrate Halloween in New York City. During my research, it of course occurred to me that what better way to celebrate than with a Bloody Mary. Then I learned that the...
by TravelingPanties on Sep 10, 2015

3 Fabulous Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo from Great New York Restaurants

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and while this isn’t a cocktail blog, what goes better with travel than celebratory cocktails? Nada! So we checked in with a few of our favorite restaurants around New York City for their take on the perf...
by TravelingPanties on Apr 29, 2014

Welcome Travelingpanties: Malmaison Oxford Hotel. Where to Stay for Unique Luxury!

When we were in Oxford, England on my Visit Britain Press Trip, I had the pleasure of staying at one of the most unique hotels I’ve ever been to. While it isn’t a super over-the-top luxury hotel, it was really unique and I really enjoyed...
by TravelingPanties on Apr 14, 2014

Tokya–A Japanese Restaurant and Nightclub in Unlikely Midtown Locale

Tokya is located on 58th street (between Madison and Park)–an unlikely strip with vibrant nightlife nestled in Midtown. With the Four Seasons, Lavo and Tao all located on this street, don’t be surprised to find paparazzi staked out stalki...
by TravelingPanties on Feb 1, 2014

Tokya–A Japanese Restaurant and Nightclub in Unlikely Midtown Locale

Tokya is located on 58th street (between Madison and Park)–an unlikely strip with vibrant nightlife nestled in Midtown. With the Four Seasons, Lavo and Tao all located on this street, don’t be surprised to find paparazzi staked out stalki...
by TravelingPanties on Feb 1, 2014

The Mulberry Project Opens Project 1919, A Pop-Up Speakeasy

Just when you thought New York couldn’t get any cooler with its secret, unmarked speakeasies–they invented a new way to make you feel like you’re the most VIP of all VIPs! How you ask? Well, they’ve opened Project 1919, a supe...
by TravelingPanties on Jan 23, 2014

Best Bars in New York City to Stay Warm, Get Cozy, or Unwind by a Fireplace

Gasp, it’s that time of year again–winter! Okay, so it’s not quite here yet but it might as well be. It’s that bleak period after you “fall back” and it gets dark before you even leave work! Talk about a reason to...
by TravelingPanties on Nov 18, 2013

Top 5 Mexican Cocktails to Try This Summer (With Recipes)

*This Post is Sponsored by Purple Travel but all content and opinions herein are my own* While known for its warm climate, glistening beaches and spicy (yet flavoursome) food, the Mexicans are also renowned for their booze. And y’all know how m...
by TravelingPanties on Jun 13, 2013

The Five Best Cocktails I’ve Discovered Around The World

Vacationing to me is synonymous with cocktailing! Kicking back and relaxing for moi inevitably involves at least one drink. So sue me! Having visited some incredible places and luxury hotels across the world I have had the chance to try some amazingl...
by TravelingPanties on Apr 15, 2013

Lower East Side Debauchery, Reviews of Two Bit’s Retro Arcade, JNRL x STR, Fatta Cuckoo, the Kupersmith and Why Clinton is the Coolest Street in Manhattan

On Saturday afternoon, my husband and I thought we would have a nice afternoon, brunch at our favorite neighborhood spot, Parlor ($27 gets you breakfast and 5 brunch cocktails). We grabbed seats at the bar and took in the NCAA game, Michigan was play...
by TravelingPanties on Mar 27, 2013

Sleep No More’s Rooftop: Gallow Green, What the Heck Is It?

Last weekend, hubby and I had date night. It was stupendous. We started at J-Bird on the Upper East Side. Such fantastic cocktails. Really well-balanced and delicious. I kid you not, the couple next to us called their drinks "transcendent." T...
by Smartypanties on Aug 17, 2012

Snooki Soda! Limited Edition Rocket Fizz Wild Cherry

It was only a matter of time I suppose before people could guzzle a Snooki Soda, right? Umm not. How many college kids will be mixing this with their vodka? Will you try Snooki's soda?
by Smartypanties on Jul 25, 2012

Smoke Your Tea!? Only in NYC!

  Most of us steep our tea for its health benefits but now you can go the route of some avant-garde New Yorkers, and smoke it. That’s what Liz Neves suggests. Liz is a Brooklyn-based creator of Vivid Visions, an h...
by Smartypanties on Mar 22, 2012

The Easiest Way to Decant Your Wine Without a Decanter

For all you wine snobs out there, you may cringe when you read the words that follow…but trust that the tip comes from former CTO of Microsoft and famed master French chef, Nathan Myhrvold. Does anyone decant wine? I mean I'm always pl...
by Smartypanties on Feb 2, 2012


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