Oban 18… Such a Sexy Single Malt!

Oban 18… Such a Sexy Single Malt!

Sitting outside in the nice weather, enjoying the rest of the summer is exactly what I have been doing with some Oban 18! I love the smoky Oban 14, don’t get me wrong, but theres something so sensual and sexy about the Oban 18 that I seem to always turn to this one on a […]

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 RUM DAY!

NATIONAL RUM DAY!

TODAY is National Rum Day! This day could not have come on a more perfect day of the week because now we can all really celebrate with cocktails, sipping rums, rum cakes, etc.             Thanks to the Collective PR and the Angostura team, I was able to participate in a rum tasting with the Global […]

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 Filet Mignon Day!

National Filet Mignon Day!

Morton’s Steakhouse celebrated National Filet Mignon day August 13, 2013. All day, they were having a bar special of $1.00 Filet Mignon Sandwiches!  I, of course had to go, and they were delicious! Perfectly cooked 2OZ Filet sandwiches on fresh sesame seeded rolls, and dressed with mayo; yum! Their wines by the glass are all […]

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.

Theres More to Morton’s Steakhouse!

Theres More to Morton’s Steakhouse!

            Morton’s Steakhouse has some great upcoming events! We all know and love them as a steakhouse, but they are now keeping up with the fun trends and national foodie holidays, and certainly doing it the right way!            Morton’s and Grey Goose Vodka are hosting a […]

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.

Restaurant Week at Morton’s Steakhouse!

Restaurant Week at Morton’s Steakhouse!

            We all know that Restaurant Week offers fantastic deals and gives consumers options to dine at places they usually don’t get to go to. I gave it a try this week and could not resist the wonderful Restaurant Week package at Morton’s Steakhouse! Now, Morton’s happens to be one of […]

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.

Cocktails and Indian Cuisine!

Cocktails and Indian Cuisine!

This past week I was reviewing a ton of Indian restaurants in NYC, which ultimately means… yummy leftovers! I decided to pair some cocktails with these leftovers to make it a fun at home dinner experience. The delicious leftovers were from Paradise Briyani Pointe at 77 Lexington Avenue, NYC. I took home my Shrimp Biryani, which […]

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.

Fun Cocktails with Polar Seltzer Water!

Fun Cocktails with Polar Seltzer Water!

Polar Seltzer has become a kitchen staple in my house! The cool refreshing flavors excite my palate with every sip. Why is this a kitchen staple for me? Well, because Polar flavors are so refreshing and taste like actual fruit that I can, many times, solve my soda cravings with this sparkling beverage. Besides the healthier […]

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.

Deliciously Sweet Pairings at Sweet Revenge!

Deliciously Sweet Pairings at Sweet Revenge!

    Sweet Revenge on Carmine Street has now become my absolute must go to wine and dessert pairing place in NYC! Here I was, thinking I would have to do all the wine and dessert pairings at home for this site until I found this sinfully sweet spot. “I’d rather do a few things […]

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.

Barefoot Bubbly & Cabot Cheese!

Barefoot Bubbly & Cabot Cheese!

  Recently I went to a blogging event hosted by Kitty Bradshaw, a well-known blogger who was celebrating her five-year blogging anniversary. Many companies sponsored this event and us bloggers left with a ton of goodies! Kitty Bradshaw is one of a kind when it comes to the blogging world, and is a delight 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.

A Splendid Afternoon at Bar Pleiades!

A Splendid Afternoon at Bar Pleiades!

Recently I visited Bar Pleiades, in the Surrey Hotel, and it is a visit I will never forget! The dark, seductive appeal to this bar draws you in, and once you sink into their leather bar chairs or comfy couches, you will never want to leave. When I first walked in, the ambiance was quiet, alluring, […]

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.

12-8PM Happy Hour!? SAY WHAT!!?

12-8PM Happy Hour!? SAY WHAT!!?

Within Murray Hill, NYC lies a great bar with even better happy hour specials! Mercury Bar on Third Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street is a great spot for lunch and dinner HH. You cant beat the $4.00 well drinks, beers, frozen sangria, and frozen margaritas! The frozen sangria is deliciously sweet and so refreshing […]

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.

Awesome Wienerschnitzle Recipe!

Awesome Wienerschnitzle Recipe!

The Ultimate Wienerschnitzle Inspired by a recipe from Germany. This veal is topped with onions, bacon, and includes a side of roasted bacon butter potatoes!            Wienerschnitzle                                        Yields 2-3 servings 2-3 Veal […]

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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