Le Grande Boucherie, Midtown!

Le Grande Boucherie, Midtown!

Boucherie NYC has a new location and it is stunning! Located on 53rd in between sixth and seventh avenue, it’s the new hot spot for indoor/outdoor dining in Midtown. The outdoor dining is beautiful and has a roof, so diners can enjoy it all year long. I attended the opening of Le Grande Boucherie where […]

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.

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful evening to celebrate! Whether you’re out at a party, a hip restaurant, or taking it easy indoors in your pajamas, NYE is always a great excuse to pop some bubbly and celebrate a new year. Sparkling wine makes the evening even that much more festive, and for good reason. […]

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.

Vegetarian Indian Cuisine at Vatan, NYC!

Vegetarian Indian Cuisine at Vatan, NYC!

I go through these phases where I crave vegetarian food. Sometimes it’s as simple as a plate of roasted veggies or pasta, but other times I seek out Indian cuisine. In NYC we are fortunate enough to have a lot of Indian cuisine options, from many different regions in India. New York is a melting […]

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.

Champagne Jacquart

Champagne Jacquart

I had the pleasure of having lunch with some wonderful women in the wine industry as well as Winemaker, Floriane Eznack, of Champagne Jacquart. I always love when winemakers come to the city to visit with industry and media like myself. Floraine guided lunch guests through a Champagne tasting at Claudette, in the Flamingo Room. 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.

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.

Daring Pairings: Van Gogh Vodka

Daring Pairings: Van Gogh Vodka

The Meatpacking District of NYC is no longer full of large dumpsters of decaying flesh, cross dressers, and crime. It is now very chic, expensive, and where you will find some of the hottest NYC restaurants and bars.             Tim Vos, the Master Distiller of Van Gogh Vodka was in town for a few days […]

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.

“Toast to the Children” Annual Gala!

“Toast to the Children” Annual Gala!

“Toast to the Children”: Hosted by Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio this Tuesday April 29th, 2014. Here top restaurants, chefs, and food vendors will gather along with food and wine lovers to have one incredible evening. This annual gala raises money the pediatric programs at Bellevue Hospital. This event is one of New York City’s premier […]

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.

You’ll Go Crazy For These Crepes!

You’ll Go Crazy For These Crepes!

    Are you crazy about Crepes? How about a crepe filled with chocolate truffles, strawberries, homemade green tea custard, and topped with green tea ice cream? Sounds to good to be true! Well, that’s at least what I thought until I discovered Eight Turn Crepe company in NYC! This company takes the art of crepes […]

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.

Sparkling Wine & Cheese At Murray’s Cheese NYC!

Sparkling Wine & Cheese At Murray’s Cheese NYC!

Murray’s Cheese in the West Village is a hot spot for the best imported cheeses in NYC. For you wine and spirit loving foodies, I am sure can absolutely relate to the feeling of tasting a pairing that is beyond pleasant, a pairing that its so damn near perfect, that it feels almost sensual. When […]

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.

Seafood Lover’s Paradise & Pairing!

Seafood Lover’s Paradise & Pairing!

Sautéed Sea Scallops over thinly sliced Prosciutto, a bed of Arugula, Melon, and Apples, drizzled with a tangy dressing. This was just one of the many dishes at the Sea Fire Grill that you need to try. This Midtown seafood spot features an award winning wine list with wines by the glass that made 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.

Sugar Loving Paradise!

Sugar Loving Paradise!

Recently I visited a spot that was a sugar lover’s paradise that will put you into a deliciously sweet foodie coma! The Sugar Factory, on Gansevoort Street, NYC is a one of a kind retail shop with sparkling Couture Lollipops, a candy inspired cocktail menu and a mouthwatering food menu that will have you never […]

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.

ABC Beer Co. A Hidden Gem on Avenue C

ABC Beer Co. A Hidden Gem on Avenue C

The East Village really does have so much to offer. I often find the coolest spots in one of the villages in NYC. This week happened to be one of those awesome finds! A few weeks ago I met the owner of the ABC Beer Company at a press event at the Brooklyn Brewery. Zachary […]

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.