Start Your Spring Baking!

Start Your Spring Baking!

Spring is here and its time to start baking, un-clearing winter clutter, and make room for the good stuff! With Easter this weekend and many holidays coming up, you’ll probably be in need of some good bakeware and fun flavors. Chocolate walnut cupcakes and gourmet sugar make their debut on Somminthecity.com. What is gourmet sugar? Meso […]

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.

Gourmet Easter Baskets!

Gourmet Easter Baskets!

Easter Baskets have gone gourmet! Gourmetgiftbaskets.com offers gift baskets for all occasions, ages, and genders filled with delicious brands you may or may not have known about, but will fall in love with. I received the Easter Champagne Basket which was right up my alley! This bubbly and chocolate filled basket came with Moravian Cookies 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.

Valentines Day Gifts

Valentines Day Gifts

Valentines Day is approaching and its time to get your sweetie the perfect gift to say I love you. Whether you buy for your mother, father, girlfriend, or boyfriend, its important to get them something that shows you put some thought into them when picking the gift. Here are some of my top picks 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.

Packing for a Booze & Food Filled Trip!

Packing for a Booze & Food Filled Trip!

Packing for a booze and food filled trip can be tricky, especially when traveling to the Caribbean. What to wear, what to bring, and how much to pack is essential to making your trip enjoyable. As I write this from Aruba, where I work annually, I have come to learn that there are certain 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.

Beer Right Now!

Beer Right Now!

Want beer right now? Well, you can have it right now, along with wine, sake, and cider! Serving New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego, DC, Houston, Austin, Dallas, and Hoboken, you can simply go online and order Beer and other beverages at BeerRightNow.com. I recently ordered from BRN, the original beer and […]

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.

Dune Jewelry: Memories Make a Great Gift!

Remember that vacation you two took that one time? The warm beaches, the colorful vibrant sand, and the memories you two made together? How about a family vacation or a beach you visit every year, want to keep that memory visible? Whether its your favorite beach, a beach you always wanted to visit, or just […]

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.

Great Wine Pairing Gifts Under $100

Great Wine Pairing Gifts Under $100

Still seeking the perfect gift for the holidays? Let The Original Wine of The Month Club help your holiday by allowing you to give some of these fantastic gifts for under $100.00!  Here are some great wine gift baskets all under $100.00… there is some unbeatable value here! Here Come the Holidays—Filled with tons of fun […]

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.

Luxe Spirits At Every Price!

Luxe Spirits At Every Price!

Spirits are a great gift for Birthdays, Holidays, and Celebrations. For the “hostess with the most-ess”, Dad, and or someone who you think has everything, spirits are always a great way to say “I love you” and or “lets celebrate” the right way. “Tequila may make your clothes come off”- Joe Nichols Song, but Whisky […]

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.

Happy Chef, Happy Home!

Happy Chef, Happy Home!

Happy Chef Uniforms are usually made and sold to chefs and restaurant businesses. Selling wholesale, and supplying uniforms to many restaurants across the country, Happy Chef is now making consumers a little happier! Offering consumers the ability to buy uniforms for themselves or chef in their life this holiday season. Happy Chef is the official […]

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.

Top 10 Gifts Under $60

Top 10 Gifts Under $60

Tis the season for gifts, giving, and savings. These are the top 10 gifts of my choice under $60.00 to give to your favorite food and wine lovers!   For the Book Worm:  Dial M For Merlot: By: Howard Kleinfeld– This book would be great to read, curled up with a warm blanket, on a snowy night, with […]

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.

Gifts For Your Booze Buddies!

Gifts For Your Booze Buddies!

Your Booze Buddies need some love too this holiday season. Whether is Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, or the New Year, its crucial you get your wine and spirit lovers some great gifts. Doing a Secret Santa grab bag? These gifts are great for anyone, even if you don’t know who your gifting yet. You shouldn’t trust people […]

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.

Lance Snack’s Seasonal Favorites!

Lance Snack’s Seasonal Favorites!

Lance Nekot® cookies come in seasonal flavors that are out of this world yum. This holiday season stock up on these limited edition flavors and savor these bites as long as possible! The Chocolate Nekot® cookies come with mint filling and remind me of a Girl Scouts Thin Mints. This is crucial because I am […]

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.