Cocktails & Light Bites at Sir Henri Penthouse!

Cocktails & Light Bites at Sir Henri Penthouse!

I had the pleasure of stopping by Sir Henri Penthouse in Flatiron! It’s a quaint bar in the Hotel Henri on 24th street with cozy seating, NYC skyline views, and great cocktails! This jazz aged style speakeasy is perfect for dates as well as small groups and has delicious menu options perfect for sharing. 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.

Craft Cocktails at The Peninsula Hotel— NYC

Craft Cocktails at The Peninsula Hotel— NYC

The Peninsula Hotel located on Fifth Avenue in New York City is home to some incredible cocktail bars and a rooftop lounge with stunning views of New York. I recently visited Salon de Ning — a very sexy rooftop terrace, where I enjoyed breathtaking views and a Birds Eye cocktail made with hot pepper-infused Maestro […]

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.

Durden Bar NYC

Durden Bar NYC

The East Village is home to some pretty fun dive bars, sports bars, and unique artistic restaurants. Durden Bar has been a neighborhood favorite for quite some time now and has recently gained some new additions. This bar and restaurant still has the “East Village Sports Bar” like atmosphere, but has upped it’s food and drink […]

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.

Stay Warm with Spiked Hot Cocoa!

Stay Warm with Spiked Hot Cocoa!

  The W New York has it right when it comes to staying warm this winter! Through the rest of january they have collaborated with Brooklyn-based Nunu Chocolates to present NUNU SPIKED HOT COCOA, featuring three alcohol-infused hot chocolates. This is ideal to sip on while staying toasty in front of the fireplace in 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.

Brother Jimmy’s NYC Bar Crawl!

Brother Jimmy’s NYC Bar Crawl!

This Thursday, December 4th 2014 Bar Crawl with the best to five different Brother Jimmy’s locations all throughout NYC. Celebrating 25 strong years as one of New York’s best BBQ spots with a double decker bus, famous dishes, and cocktails at each location. Enjoy the famous Frickles (Fried Pickles), Pulled Pork Sliders, and some delicious […]

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.

Republic Bar: Astoria

Republic Bar: Astoria

Astoria, a place I don’t visit too often but certainly will now, after discovering Republic Bar. This hot spot, along the side of the street near some residential spaces casually awaits hungry diners and those looking for a fabulous and creative cocktail.             I’m not going to lie, I really don’t venture to Queens much… […]

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.

WHYNOT Bistro: NYC

WHYNOT Bistro: NYC

For those of you who love quaint little wine bars where you can enjoy great French wines by the glass with some small bites, WHYNOT is the best place to be. This dark but cozy spot is in the West Village, NYC and recently added WHYNOT Bistro. Chef Dominick Pepe is now serving Parisian Style Fare, […]

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.

Taproom 307: Cider Week!

Taproom 307: Cider Week!

Cider Week is coming to Taproom 307 this week and is staying until November 2nd. Here you can start your weekend (10/24) with 4 ciders on draft. On Saturday for you Brunch lovers, enjoy a Cider Brunch with Aspall Cyder and sip Cider Mimosas, Cider Cocktail Pitchers for $25.00, and so much more. Join Taproom on […]

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.

Bar Prima: Upper East Side

Bar Prima: Upper East Side

Tucked in between brownstones, down 81st street on the Upper East Side lies one of the best wine bars in NYC. Yes, you read it here… one of the best wine bars. Bar Prima is a quaint little wine bar serving unique wines that will take your palate on a wonderful journey. The happy hour […]

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.

Ambrose Hall for Oktoberfest!

Ambrose Hall for Oktoberfest!

Ambrose Hall, on Fulton Street is a fun fall destination after a nice hot summer. Warm up with some of their lovely beers and Oktoberfest festivities.  Ambrose Hall’s Oktoberfest Special features a beer flight sampler, with three 7-ounce glasses filled with your seasonal beer of choice plus a Giant Soft Pretzel for only $9. Also, […]

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.

Nolita’s Newest Wine Bar!

Nolita’s Newest Wine Bar!

Rosé is hot this summer, especially because sipping this cool and crisp wine on a hot August day is just what anyone needs. Rosé is great any time of year, however there’s just something about summertime and this “pink” wine that makes you feel like you’re enjoying this season the right way. Nolita’s newest wine […]

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.

Smoke & Fire Cocktail

Smoke & Fire Cocktail

A little Sriracha never hurt anyone right? Sexy and Spicy cocktails seem to be Hot, Hot, Hot, this summer and will also keep you warm throughout the fall and winter months! This one puts a spin on a fun Moscow Mule… and is more like a Mezcal Mule that pairs nicely with sweet, salty, and creamy […]

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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