Album: Photo Album All photos by Erica Simone So what do you do when you plan to go to the Green Market to find this month’s blog dish and it’s closed? …You go to Chinatown. Why? Because Chinatown is so inspirational and to me, the last bit of raw New York City left. It is <... >
This summer the Fancy Food Show in NYC at the Javits Center featured delights for both gourmets and gourmands alike.
Zia skincare has always been a source for natural, effective skincare for women, but now Zia skincare for men is part of the product lineup, too.
With a plethora of high-quality, male-oriented skincare products on the market now, there’s no reason for men not to take great care of their skin, and reap the glowing results. Here’s a quartet of amazing brands that cater to the best of men: The Decleor Paris Men Skincare line is rife with the finest ingredients <... >
For many New Yorkers, this is the season for sleeping al fresco under the stars. Here’s a roundup of camping gear that will make it a little easier to commune freely with nature.
Summer heralds glorious beach days, weekend trips, family reunions, graduations, barbecues and outdoor parties – all of which means you’ll need a place to hang your towel. Show your appreciation to the host and/or hostess who provided your good times with any of these distinctive gifts from The Elegant Setting in Southampton. The Elegant Setting <... >
The Electric Razor Revelation Shaving is one of the inevitable chores that I reluctantly perform when I can no longer reasonably avoid the task. Many of my friends shave on a daily basis and I’ve been forever grateful that I have not had to do that so far in my adult life. I’ve always been <... >
Gentlemen, starting your day with Peace Soap from Kiss My Face is not only uplifting and refreshing, it does a whole world of good as well.
The toaster/oven that I used for the past 20 years was the size of a shoebox. It was called a toaster/oven but by the time I was finished with the thing it was charred black from mishaps.
The Hey Dude Skin Care product line underscores a new era in skincare quality (and equality) for men, offering a premium selection of products to retain a youthful and healthy complexion. Hey Dude can provide you with the necessary tools to combat the effects of aging and urban pollutants. These products are infused with quality <... >
Warm breezes. Placid waters. Sunny days. This is the Caribbean experience, and the olfactory version of it is bottled by St. John’s.
Imagine designing your own unique Nike basketball shoes: placing the colors you choose wherever you prefer them, deciding what style shoe you like the most.
Gentlemen, if you’re looking to blend the best of Italian men’s clothing with fine English tailoring and a touch of artful color, Jay Kos should be your destination.
Here are things that men will love in the dead of winter, especially when the wind chill factor dictates ordering in food and losing yourself in the home entertainment system or a good book. Speaking of good books, Headlock: Chronicles of a Psychiatrist’s Son by Eugene Rubin is so engrossing and hilarious that you’ll forget <... >
Dust is a serious problem in New York City. Like it or not all denizens of the Big Apple are confronted with a grim and unrelenting reality – the dust stops here.
I have heard about the health benefits of fish oils for some time but never realized that what we are talking about here is Cod Liver Oil.
This year the gift emphasis should be on distinctive, affordable and thoughtful as opposed to glitzy and over-the-top. Here, then, is the gentleman’s guide to gifts that will resonate long after the initial flush of wrapping paper and excitement are over. Nothing elicits a smile like crafted artisanal cheese produced farm-fresh in upstate New York <... >
I bumped into the celebrity stylist Gary Evans at Game 6 of the World Series in the Bronx recently. Gary was attending the decisive game of the Yankee’s 27th World Series Championship, and late night after-party, as a guest of the Steinbrenner family because he styles the hair of Jennifer Swindal Steinbrenner, the baseball and <... >
Sunbeam first pioneered 3-way beating action mixers in the 1930′s henceforth revolutionizing mixing for generations of bakers and chefs around the globe. In fact, the Mixmaster may well have been the most popular kitchen appliance of the 20th Century. Today the Sunbeam Mixmaster models have the same art deco elegance, styling and rugged die-cast metal <... >