Seafood Lover’s Paradise & Pairing!

Seafood Lover’s Paradise & Pairing!

Sautéed Sea Scallops over thinly sliced Prosciutto, a bed of Arugula, Melon, and Apples, drizzled with a tangy dressing. This was just one of the many dishes at the Sea Fire Grill that you need to try. This Midtown seafood spot features an award winning wine list with wines by the glass that made this […]

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.

Vegetarian Awareness Month at David Burke Townhouse!

Vegetarian Awareness Month at David Burke Townhouse!

David Burke, a well-known name in the culinary world, has debuted a new menu for this October! Since October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, David Burke Townhouse on the Upper East Side has launched a seasonal veggie loving, meatless menu! While dining at this colorful restaurant I was able to try some of the vegetarian menu […]

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.

Weeknight Wines: Now That’s My Type of Chard!

Weeknight Wines: Now That’s My Type of Chard!

It’s been a while since this Somm really took my Wine Wednesday seriously. I have been staring at this new 2011 Josh Cellars Chardonnay for about a week now, and became inspired when I found a Cornish Hen on sale at the supermarket. It was a match made in heaven, and I was going to […]

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.

Get “Shaken & Stirred” Brooklyn Style!

Celebrating the Art of Mixology has become an event craze! Brooklyn Exposed will now have their 2nd annual Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred cocktail event, that will highlight this trend of cocktail craziness! Food, Booze, and a great time is guaranteed October 8th from 6-9PM, The Green Building at 452 Union Street, will be the spot for […]

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.

A Night with Enrico Cerulli at Paola’s!

A Night with Enrico Cerulli at Paola’s!

Recently I had dinner at Paola’s on the Upper East Side with my friends from Banfi Vintners. This restaurant is compiled of a wonderful staff, romantic ambiance, and of course, fantastic Italian cuisine with an impressive flare. Dining with us, was the winemaker of Tenuta Cerulli Spinozzi, Enrico R. Cerulli. Enrico is enchantingly charming and free flowing. He is the kind […]

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.

Royal! A Fun Sports Bar With Some Surprisingly Delicious Pairings!

Royal! A Fun Sports Bar With Some Surprisingly Delicious Pairings!

Recently, The Royal was added to the Berk Comm & Marketing Group in NYC. This fun sports bar has a menu full of great bites and an even better happy hour! Monday-Friday from 4-8PM, guests can enjoy $5.00 Draft Beer, $6.00 Wine, and $6.00 Well Drinks. The menu is full of fun items and the TV’s […]

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.

Tavern 29! The Best Beer Spot in the NoMad District!

Tavern 29! The Best Beer Spot in the NoMad District!

Want a great place to celebrate Oktoberfest? Want to enjoy great beer selections, flights, and beer cocktails? Well, I recently went to Tavern 29 on 29th street between Park and Madison Avenue for some great bites and beer and was absolutely surprised with just how cool this place is! The ambiance is very sports bar, […]

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.

Brunching at Plan B Tapas!

Brunching at Plan B Tapas!

If you are looking for some of the best brunch in NYC, then head over to Plan B Tapas on Mulberry Street.  Chef Jhonathan is a master in the kitchen and creates some of the most incredible dishes I have ever tasted. When I found out they were offering brunch, I hopped on my chance […]

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.

Sugar Loving Paradise!

Sugar Loving Paradise!

Recently I visited a spot that was a sugar lover’s paradise that will put you into a deliciously sweet foodie coma! The Sugar Factory, on Gansevoort Street, NYC is a one of a kind retail shop with sparkling Couture Lollipops, a candy inspired cocktail menu and a mouthwatering food menu that will have you never […]

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.

Devious Maids Wine Pairing Party!

Devious Maids Wine Pairing Party!

For those of you who have been as obsessed with Devious Maids as I have, you know, sadly the season is coming to an end. To celebrate it the right way, and do things Somm Style, I paired many of the characters with wine. Thanks to my good friends at Banfi Vintners, who graciously sponsored […]

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.

Live In The Vineyard!

Live In The Vineyard!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Southwest Airlines hosted a “Live In The Vineyard” event featuring food, wine, and Five for Fighting’s singer John Ondrasik. Oh what a night this was, listening to John’s beautiful songs such as 100 years and Stand Up, while enjoying the gorgeous South West Porch in Bryant Park. Thanks to Wichcraft, we […]

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.

Pairing Some Amazing People With Wine!

Pairing Some Amazing People With Wine!

People absolutely can pair with wine! Ok, well that sounds a little scary and somewhat cannibalistic, but you’ll get the idea once you read my little wine inspired night with some amazing singers. Now, I will be describing the style they reminded me of, and not naming any particular wines because there are so many […]

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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