Manhattans in Manhattan at the W Hotel Downtown!

Manhattans in Manhattan at the W Hotel Downtown!

The W Hotel Downtown had one of their last Travel Tuesdays of the summer. Luckily for us W Hotel and Hotel Bar fans, the fun will not end as the W will have many more upcoming events sure to keep you entertained through the fall and winter months.  Last night, September 10th I enjoyed, along […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Summer Wrap Up At The W Hotel!

Summer Wrap Up At The W Hotel!

Travel Tuesdays Grand Finale! Savor the last sips of summer at the W Hotel Downtown tomorrow night. The Grand Finale of Travel Tuesdays wraps up and is going to be a blast! Travel to the W Hotels around the world from the gorgeous Downtown location. Sip sinfully delicious cocktails, taste delectable small bites, and enjoy this beautifully […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

One Incredible Sake Tasting At Mira Sushi IZAKAYA!

One Incredible Sake Tasting At Mira Sushi IZAKAYA!

Sushi, Sake, and so much more! Mira Sushi IZAKAYA in Chelsea, NY is the place to be for great Sushi and Asian Street Food with a flare. Chef Brian Tsao kicked it up for us and presented us with a feast fit for four, but due to the fact that Amanda Mactas, who is the […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Fat Buddah Asian Tapas!

Fat Buddah Asian Tapas!

I discovered this gem in my neighborhood about a week ago. On Avenue A in Alphabet City, lies this little spot called the Fat Buddha. Known for their late night parties, hot drink specials, and great garlic edamame, this was one spot I had to check out! Silly me decided to go during what would […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Minds Matter Macallan Tasting Event!

Minds Matter Macallan Tasting Event!

Recently, Minds Matter and The Macallan held a tasting event at Evelyn Drinkery on the Lower East Side. Minds Matter is an inspiring organization that helps high school students from low-income families, but who excel in their studies gain confidence and support for college. With a large number of academic volunteers, these students have the confidence, […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Sliders, Sides, and Sips for Labor Day!

Sliders, Sides, and Sips for Labor Day!

   Labor Day Weekend is the time for family, friends, and BBQ’s! To spice up our Labor Day this year, I hosted a Sliders, Sides, and Sips party featuring four deliciously sinful sliders, three sides, and four refreshing sips!             Sliders are so much fun not only to make, but to eat as well. Who […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

National Cabernet Day!

National Cabernet Day!

As always, visiting my Dad means a great meal and great wine! Celebrating National Cabernet Day was a Foodie Holiday we could not turn down. To make sure this day was done right, dad planned a dinner of Cowboy Rib Veal Chops and Lavender Roasted Zucchini paired with a 2003 Volker Eisele Napa Valley Cabernet […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Rosé, Oh How I Love Thee!

 Thanks to Cornerstone Communications I was able to try some vibrant and alluring Portuguese Rosé. I decided to taste two wines for dinner because, well, I knew one would go great with the meat, and the other with the shrimp and spiced vegetables. Esporao wines are gorgeous, bright, and full of mouthwatering acidity. The 2011 […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

“Yum In The Sun” Giveaway by POM Wonderful!

“Yum In The Sun” Giveaway by POM Wonderful!

POM Wonderful, the pomegranate juice many of you know and love in cocktails, lemonade, and other drinks, has recently launched a line of POM Wonderful Juice Blends. Made with 100% real juice and striking flavors of Mango, Coconut, and Hula, you can, and will enjoy the rest of your summer the right way! POM is […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Honestly Delicious Adult Floats!

Honestly Delicious Adult Floats!

  Nothing brings out your inner child and a trip down memory lane like a Root Beer or Soda Float. Honest Tea makes an Honest Fizz that is sweet and delicious like soda, but with out all those pesky calories getting in the way. Of course, this being a food, wine, and spirits site, I had […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Feudi Di San Gregorio Wine Lunch at Nerai

Feudi Di San Gregorio Wine Lunch at Nerai

An afternoon at Nerai with Palm Bay International and Antonio Capaldo, Owner and Managing Director of Feudi di San Gregorio, was nothing short of spectacular. Nerai is a new, upscale Greek restaurant on the Upper West Side with some of the best octopus and zucchini Kefte I have ever had! This wine lunch showcased just how […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

HARVEST EAST END: Presented by Wine Enthusiast!

HARVEST EAST END: Presented by Wine Enthusiast!

The Long Island Wine Council is hosting an event with Wine Enthusiast this Saturday, August 24th at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue, NY. McCall is not only a vineyard, but a working cattle ranch too! Honored at this evening will be Louisa Hargrave and John Ross, two outstanding authors and pioneers in Long Island […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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