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Are Your Corporate Gifts up to the Task?

Send good gifts

Corporate gift giving spend is on the rise, according to the results of the Advertising Specialty Institute’s 7th annual Corporate Gift Spending Report. With more companies not only thanking their clients with gifts, but also spending more in the process, it begs the question: Are your corporate gift giving efforts keeping up with the competition? Let’s take a closer look ... Read More »

Getting to the Bottom of What Dads Really Want for Father’s Day

Mail order foods

When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, it’s not just the thought that counts. Because, as it turns out, most fathers don’t actually want another necktie or piece of handmade noodle artwork. (Our apologies if we just rained on your present-planning parade.) So, what will fathers be looking for this June 19? To answer that question, we’re taking it all ... Read More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Truffles

Truffles

Few words in the English language bring to mind the embodiment of decadence quite like the mere mention of one ridiculously indulgent morsel: “truffles.” With so much deliciousness packed into a single bite (or maybe two), it seems fitting that these small yet scrumptious sweets have earned their very own special occasion. As we approach May 2nd, aka “National Truffle ... Read More »

Iconic American Eats: A Round-Up

Iconic American eats

While the United States boasts a “melting pot” heritage comprising a magnificent mix of influences, a few foods have managed to eke out rare, American icon status. It’s not surprising that many of these offerings are popular during the summer, when people all over the country partake in a particularly American pastime: getting outside and grilling. In honor of the ... Read More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Crabs

Crab day

Tender. Sweet. Silky smooth. Succulent. These are just a few of the words used to describe the decadent deliciousness of crab. And from Pacific Red Stone to Alaskan King, there’s no end of kinds to eat or ways to enjoy them. When better to celebrate all things crabs than on National Crab Day this March 9th? Let’s count down a ... Read More »

Getting Up Close and Personal With Croissants on National Croissant Day

Croissants

Anyone who’s ever sank their teeth into a buttery, flaky, oh-so-tasty croissant knows that this beautiful baked good is the very embodiment of the phrase, “tres magnifique.” Just how special are they? An entire day is devoted to their honor! But how did the French corner the market on pastry perfection, and is it possible to enjoy the croissant-eating experience ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Lisa Q. Fetterman with Nomiku on Sous Vide Cooking

Sous vide cooking

Lisa Fetterman, founder and CEO of Nomiku, is passionate about the idea that already-delicious raw ingredients can be turned into other-worldly dishes. There are endless techniques and schools of thought to learn. “It’s reading Proust but with your mouth,” she says. One cooking method that Lisa has fallen in love with is sous vide, which uses precision heat control for ... Read More »

Are You Ready for Hostess Gift Season?

Gift season

A whopping 31 percent of people plan to attend multiple gatherings during the holiday season, according to Ask Your Target Market (AYTM). An additional 20 percent attend at least one party, while less than a quarter never attend holiday parties at all. Aside from leaving us wondering who are these bah-humbug types, these figures reveal something else: come November and ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Laura Luciano on Eating on Long Island’s East End

Eating on Long Island

To hear Laura Luciano talk about it, eating in the East End of Long Island – with its farm-to-table revival and fresh-out-of-the-ocean seafood – is a foodie’s dream. “The freshest food and libations are grown, brewed and nurtured here,” she says. “As East Enders, we build relationships beyond the Farmer’s Markets with our wine makers, artisans, farmers and fishermen who ... Read More »