Category: Food

They’re Dancing In The Streets

Quarantine parties are now in, literally. But DJ CHEF is making celebrating seem a lot less isolated. When quarantining first began in March, Marc Weiss, “DJ CHEF”, got a call for milestone 40th “birthday rodeo” in East Islip. From there, he joined in on a birthday shoutout parade in Long Beach, a community effort to lift

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In Conversation: Well + Good

Is calorie counting so last year? On Tuesday, March 3rd STORY at Macy’s hosted Melisse Gelula, co-founder of Well+Good, and a panel of nutrition experts to discuss the new era of eating.  In conversation was Ali Maffucci, Founder + CEO of Inspiralized, registered dietitian Molly Knauer, and Doctor of Behavioral Nutrition Chinara Tate. Together, the women debunked the

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DJ CHEF Heats Up Your Bachelorette

The East End has long been Long Island’s go to destination for all things vacation, and that includes bachelorette parties. It’s a quick ride from NYC and during the cooler months a lot of properties become vacant, making them cost effective options for weekend renters. But during the summer months renting a house alone can come

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Cheers to You, Asheville

“There’s no competition because we aren’t like that here. We each have our own thing and everyone gets it. There’s plenty of tourism to go around,” an employee of Green Man brewery commented of the 11.1 million annual visitors to Buncombe County in North Carolina. On my recent trip to Asheville, a popular tourism town

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Sweet! Dessert Places That Deliver

It’s 8 PM and you just finished dinner. As you’re cleaning the kitchen, drying the dishes, suddenly, a craving hits. You recall strolling through New York City, or even Jersey City, and coming across that bakery. It was delicious, mouth-watering, and right now you wish you could be back in that moment again for one

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Love Coffee, Love People

Since the mid-1600s coffee shops have been cultural hubs for connectivity, a place to unwind and think. As the centuries have rolled on the technology may have changed but the allure of a cozy café remains prevalent. Hybrid Coffee + Kitchen is the newest coffee shop to open in the Jersey City area, at 110 Cambridge

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An Appetite Grows In Brooklyn

Brooklyn is home to more than just Nathan’s Famous hotdogs. Here are seven places you need to taste on your next trip to the BK.   L & B Spumoni Gardens in Bensonhurst has been a name for over 80 years, famous for their Sicilian pies and spumoni. With a pizzeria to one side and

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The Mayor & The Spring Flower

Kuppi Coffee Company in Edgewater, New Jersey, was a fun little find on my search for a healthy place to drop in after working out. Subway tile line the walls, brick to compliment the room, hanging lights, wide windows in the front overlooking the parking lot, and airy windows in the back afforded a view

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Gatlinburg Getaway

In September of 2018 I visited the an eastern Tennessee town hidden away along the Great Smoky Mountain rage. As the memories pop up in my social feed (a great reminder of what adventure I was on this time a year ago), it prompted me to write about this destination lesser known. With an elevation

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