POM Wonderful Limoncello Pops!

POM Wonderful Limoncello Pops!

Guess what? SommInThecity.com is hosting another GIVEAWAY with POM Wonderful! This summer sip on this anti-oxidant rich pomegranate juice and enjoy the benefits of POM. I love drinking POM, but since I recently started my recipe development and catering business, I have been making a lot of Booze Infused confections and it’s been a blast. This […]

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.

Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage!

Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage!

Sacré Sauvage: a cocktail made with Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage, is a sip this summer you absolutely need! Piper- Heidsieck is one of the many incredible Champagnes featured here on Somm In The City, and this Rosé Sauvage recently won me over. Not only was the Sacré Sauvage cocktail refreshing, vibrant, and beautiful, but it’s also very simple. […]

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.

Jamaican Jerk & Cornbread Grilled Cheese!

Jamaican Jerk & Cornbread Grilled Cheese!

Yes, this is a grilled cheese sandwich, and you better be hungry when you make it, because its huge! Whether you’re enjoying this on the weekend or making it for dad for Father’s Day, this is one grilled cheese you WANT to make. I was craving Boardwalk Food Co. Beer Cornbread the other day while […]

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.

Summer Fun with Freixenet!

Summer Fun with Freixenet!

One of my favorite things about summer is the fact that on my afternoons and days off, I get to sip delicious cocktails and wines outside! When the suns out, the fruit is fresh, and the Cava is chilled, it’s heaven… don’t you think? For those salavating for a cocktail right about now, here’s four […]

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.

Plan a Bubbly Brunch!

Plan a Bubbly Brunch!

Weekends should be spent (if you’re lucky enough to have off from work) drinking bubbles and enjoying brunch! Bouvet-Ladubay: Excellence Brut Rosé is one of my favorite brunch wines because it pairs beautifully with so many sweet and savory foods. From poached eggs to Belgian waffles, candied bacon, and croque madame… the pairing possibilities are simply endless! […]

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.

Limoncello Recipes For Spring!

Limoncello Recipes For Spring!

Who doesn’t love Limoncello? This delicious lemon liqueur form Italy is perfect for spring and summer sipping! Limoncello is becoming increasingly popular and is a fun compliment to cocktails and desserts. I recently tried Villa Massa Limoncello, which was the perfect dessert addition to my Lemon Strawberry Stacker with Villa Massa Limoncello Glaze. To make this […]

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.

“Skinny” Salsa Recipes!

“Skinny” Salsa Recipes!

Salsa is one of those sides that is simple to make and fun to eat. Salsa’s can be completely customizable and can be a great way to add a lot to your table or Cinco de Mayo spread without having to “cook” a lot of dishes. Thanks to Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa here are four salsa […]

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.

Food Is Fuel: Healthy Sodium-Free Recipes!

Food Is Fuel: Healthy Sodium-Free Recipes!

“Spring” into health with these five healthy, delicious, sodium-free sides, salads, and sweets! As the flowers bloom and the weather gets warmer, those layers of clothing that kept us hidden all winter are coming off. It’s not about weight release, it’s about feeling happy on the inside so it shines on the outside. Food is fuel […]

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.

Sweet Treats: PIEHOLE Whiskey Pecan Pie

Sweet Treats: PIEHOLE Whiskey Pecan Pie

Feeling like you need something sweet with a bit of a kick? Piehole Whiskey comes in Cherry Pie, Apple Pie, and Pecan Pie flavors that will wow your palate and infuse into your favorite holiday treats. I decided to make a Chocolate Whiskey Pecan Pie with the Pecan Pie whiskey, however you could absolutely use 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.

Host A Superb Super Bowl!

Host A Superb Super Bowl!

The Super Bowl 50 will be here before you know it! Do you have your snacks, sliders, and drinks planned yet? If you’re hosting the Super Bowl party at your place here are some great recipes from Boar’s Head and Smirnoff Ice to give you some delectable inspiration for game day… I also included some […]

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.

The Laughing Cow Stuffed Portobello!

The Laughing Cow Stuffed Portobello!

I love working with The Laughing Cow because the brand itself is one I am not only passionate about, but also enjoy often. Thanks to The Laughing Cow, I had the opportunity to be entered into a sweepstakes, was given $50.00, and product to reinvent snacking! Using the new flavors like Pepper Jack and Asiago […]

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.

Edible Entertaining With NY Style Pita Chips!

Edible Entertaining With NY Style Pita Chips!

Holiday entertaining made easy with NY Style Pita Chips! As seen in my Stocking Stuffers piece, now you can have some delicious recipes to make this holiday season and New Year. Perfect for your family gatherings, parties and so much more, make NY Style Pita Chips a part of your party this year! Something Savory… […]

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.