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.

Sinful Seafood Pasta

Sinful Seafood Pasta

Sinful Seafood Pasta   White Wine Sauce Half Stick Unsalted Butter 3 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Cloves of Garlic Minced ½ White Onion Minced ½ Tsp Red Pepper Flakes 2C Dry White Wine Pasta 1 Bag Mixed Mussels & Clams (2LBS total) Half Box Dream Fields Linguini   Rinse, clean, and check 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.

Wine, Music, and Art at Goldbar!

Wine, Music, and Art at Goldbar!

Golden Skulls, Crystal Chandeliers, and Gold, Gold, Gold! Gold Bar in Little Italy is a one of a kind cocktail bar that is dark, sultry, and ever so unique with its craft cocktail menu, interesting eats menu featuring Rock Tempura Shrimp, Short Rib Grilled Cheese, Tuna Tartar Tacos, and Lobster & Corn Fritters!     […]

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.

Sinful Seafood Pasta Pairing!

Sinful Seafood Pasta Pairing!

Man oh man is Cava a great style of wine. Then again… if its sparkling wine, I love it! This heat in NYC has been almost unbearable so I chose to beat the heat indoors with some nice chilled Cava. This sparkling wine is so versatile and is very food friendly. I once paired Cava […]

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.

Punched by Flavor! At Punch Bar & Grill!

Punched by Flavor! At Punch Bar & Grill!

Incredible does not begin to describe my experience at Punch Bar & Grill.  I expected great food from Chef Matthew Shoemaker, Executive Chef of Punch Restaurant, but what I received blew me away. Punch Bar & Grill is located on Broadway and 21st street right in the heart of great stores, café’s, and near always […]

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.

3 Courses with Banfi Wines!

3 Courses with Banfi Wines!

Thanks to my friends at Banfi I was able to create a lovely 3-course dinner at home. I have been wanting to do this for a long time and waited till the perfect farmers market came around. Seatuck Fish Company comes to Stuyvesant Town every Sunday, so I was able to get some wonderful fish […]

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 Different Spin On Wine Wednesday: Cocktail Pairings!

A Different Spin On Wine Wednesday: Cocktail Pairings!

Ok, so it’s Wine Wednesday technically in the social media world, but I decided to do a little something different and make a cocktail pairing with dinner and dessert at home.  Thanks to Manhattan with a Twist and DBC PR and New Media, I was fortunate enough to attend an amazing Knob Creek event that […]

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.

Wines Of Alsace Taste & Tweet!

Wines Of Alsace Taste & Tweet!

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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.

Hawkers…Not Your Traditional Thai Spot!

Hawkers…Not Your Traditional Thai Spot!

Hawkers, on 14th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue is quite the hot spot for Thai and Malaysian food lovers alike. During the day this restaurant is peacefully quiet with a great lunch special. For $6.95 you get to pick a choice of one of their entrees and a soup or salad. Their wonton soup […]

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.