10 Mother’s Day Gifts {for the food & drink lover}

Mother’s Day Gifts for Food-Loving Moms What are you getting your favorite mom, whether it’s your own mother, your mother in law, a special mom friend or another wonderful person in your life? I’ve gathered some special Mother’s Day Gifts…I’m sure you’ll find one she’ll like. Violet Flower Cocktail What mom doesn’t love a bubbly,

Fiesta San Antonio Food Festival

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Food, fun, and celebration at Fiesta San Antonio One state, six distinct cuisines, and 12 chefs…if you want to taste a variety of authentic Texan food, consider going to San Antonio, Texas, for the 126th annual Fiesta, one of San Antonio’s biggest and liveliest events. Fiesta San Antonio been a signature event since the late

A Weekend of Food, Drink & Luxury at The Milestone Hotel in London

I knew I was in for a special treat as soon as I arrived at The Milestone Hotel in London. As I stepped out of the taxi, the doorman held open the door for me and my daughter all while greeting us as though we were friends from long ago. Entering the hotel’s understated yet

The Food & Drink Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

Basilippo Olive Oil

Not sure what to get those friends or family members who love a great meal, appreciate a bottle of wine and prefer artisanal chocolate over store bought? I’ve been on the hunt for some swoon-worthy and fun gifts and discovered quite a few gems for you to give your favorite food lover and drink lover.

Three days of “Hygge” at Hotel D’Angleterre in Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s most pleasurable places As I’m walking down picturesque Nyhavn, inarguably Copenhagen’s most photographed street where crowds convene and selfie sticks abound, I see a sign in a dusty window of a beauty shop that describes hygge. The sign reads: Hygge (n) a complete absence of anything annoying or emotionally overwhelming; taking pleasure from the

Join Me at Williams-Sonoma Columbus Circle

Join me at Williams-Sonoma in Columbus Circle in NYC, on Saturday, October 7th from 3-5. I’ll be offering samples of butternut squash soup with ginger and leeks. I hope to see you there! xo Tracey     Follow thenyckitchen!

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Beer & Pretzels

Oktoberfest

Last summer I spent a month in Germany visiting castles, palaces, gardens, restaurants, villages, the friebads (outdoor pools), monasteries and one of the best amusement parks I’ve encountered: Europark. I also went to a few local festivals where, not surprisingly, beer, pretzels and sausages were the focal point. (I had to laugh at one festival

Giveaway—Emile Henry & The NYC Kitchen Cookbook

I love Emile Henry, the wonderful French brand of cookware, so much so that I used many of their products in my cookbook. In honor of the launch of the book, I am giving away the ruffled pie dish seen in the photo above as well as a signed copy of The NYC Kitchen Cookbook.

Petrossian Caviar

Petrossian Caviar

An Insider’s Look at the Petrossian Caviar Warehouse I was told the location was private. No signage. No clues. Nothing to lead me where I was supposed to be. And that’s exactly what I discovered as I walked up and down the street on a hot and humid spring day looking for the highly-covert Petrossian

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