Franchise On The Rise: Crazy Pita, Las Vegas

Franchise On The Rise: Crazy Pita, Las Vegas

While visiting Las Vegas in June, I wanted to explore one place where the locals tend to go for lunch, which is off the strip. I decided to visit Crazy Pita Rotisserie and Grill, which is just about 10 minutes off the strip in a popular shopping mall. It’s a fast casual and fresh Mediterranean […]

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.

Morels Steakhouse & Bistro: Las Vegas!

Morels Steakhouse & Bistro: Las Vegas!

On the strip inside the Palazzo is Morels Steakhouse and Bistro. It’s a beautiful restaurant with incredible chandeliers, an iced seafood bar,  and an award-winning wine list. It’s a great spot for brunch, lunch, and dinner where you will find house-made pasta’s, a “make your own” Bloody Mary Cart (brunch), and great outdoor seating. I started […]

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.

Russian Cuisine You’ll Rave About!

Russian Cuisine You’ll Rave About!

Have you ever had Russian cuisine? I did for the first time this month and fell in love. I never really had the opportunity to try Russian before and did not know much at all about the cuisine, until I visited Russian Samovar, NYC. I decided to go for one of the Jazz Brunches 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.

Trattoria Italienne, NYC!

Trattoria Italienne, NYC!

I recently had the best brunch at a great Italian spot in Flatiron, NYC! This area is filled with beautiful architecture, luxury buildings, and great restaurants, including one of my new favorite brunch spots: Trattoria Italienne! This restaurant is not new, however in NYC with so much being offered, it’s new to me and I […]

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.

Fabulous French Cuisine at Demarchelier, NYC!

Fabulous French Cuisine at Demarchelier, NYC!

I had the pleasure of dining at Demarchelier Restaurant on the Upper East Side. This French restaurant is absolutely exquisite and offers organic, natural, and grass-fed ingredients that they source directly from farms close to NY! It’s a great spot with plenty of room and yet it has an intimate feel that makes you feel right at […]

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.

T-Bar Steak and Lounge

T-Bar Steak and Lounge

When the weather gets nice, I get out to more restaurants, especially in NYC when going out is just a part of everyday life. I always enjoy trying new restaurants and was wowed by T-Bar Steak and Lounge when I had dinner there a few weeks ago. Enjoying a nice steakhouse is easy, but sometimes it’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.

A LES Gem: Pinky’s Space, NYC!

A LES Gem: Pinky’s Space, NYC!

A new foodie haven opened up on the Lower East Side in January featuring elevated take out French cuisine by Wesley Wobles, the executive chef behind acclaimed NYC and Parisian restaurants Le Midi, Lumiere, Sugar Hill Bistro and others. He has just opened his first standalone effort at 70 East 1st Street, called Pinky’s Space in the East Village, […]

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.

212 Steakhouse, NYC!

212 Steakhouse, NYC!

Have you ever wanted to try authentic Kobe Beef? 212 Steakhouse is the first East Coast restaurant serving Kobe Beef alongside Australian Wagyu and many other delicious steakhouse options! I had the pleasure of dining here a few weeks ago and was impressed by the array of menu options as well as the cocktail selection. […]

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.

BLACKBARN Shop | Cafe and Bar

BLACKBARN Shop | Cafe and Bar

Chef John Doherty has done it again! Opening Blackbarn Shop | Cafe and Bar inside the Chelsea Market, NYC. Known for Blackbarn Restaurant and Bar in Madison Square Park, it was a delightful surprise to hear they were opening a comfortable and casual elevated cafe inside one of the most visited markets in New York City. I had 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.

Acqua Restaurant NYC!

Acqua Restaurant NYC!

On Peck Slip Street in NYC lies a little gem that offers unique Southern Italian coastal cuisine in an unexpected style. I had the pleasure of dining at Acqua Restaurant NYC where Chef Giuseppe blew me away with his charm, cooking style, and passionate presentation. “Acqua celebrates the power of the sea and the freshness […]

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.

La Pulperia, Upper East Side!

La Pulperia, Upper East Side!

La Pulperia, a Latin restaurant, and bar on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is a gem I recently had the pleasure of visiting! This spot serves quite the array of cocktails and cuisine, and also offers Brazillian Jazz on Monday’s, Ladies Night on Tuesday’s, Drag Brunch at the Hells Kitchen location, and also 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.

Culinary Adventure Awaits at The Lodge at Woodloch!

Culinary Adventure Awaits at The Lodge at Woodloch!

The Lodge at Woodloch’s culinary program is exceptional. Here you will find a well trained and amazing staff, fantastic chefs, as well as hardworking and passionate individuals throughout the resort. Tree Restaurant and Bar is where all the meals and magic happens. Here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can enjoy quality farm to table […]

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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