2021 has officially begun with no timeframe or date as to when indoor dining in New York City will resume. For now we are stuck with outdoor dining at many of our favorite restaurants (besides delivery & takeout) however this isn’t that bad of a concept after you try it out at least once or twice. [Read more…] about 5 Reasons Why Outdoor Dining in NYC is A-OK With Me
Indoor dining, as of September 30, is back in action in NYC. The past seven months have been brutal for many of us, especially in the culinary world, and this particular writer couldn’t be happier that the people who make up this business are given another chance to showcase part of why this city is so spectacular. [Read more…] about Indoor Dining is Open in NYC Again: Why This is So Incredible
Nearly every culture has their own version of a meat pie; the Brits introduced the cornish pasty, Latino cultures gave us the empanada, Greeks put a smile on Popeye’s face with the spinach based spanikopita & Russians created a rich coulibiac. While each of them is unique, they all share one thing in common: they are hearty fare.
I have had the great fortune, over the past couple of years, to interview people I never in my wildest dreams thought I would meet. Whether it was for Manhattan Digest, or one of the other wonderful publications I have written for, it has given me an opportunity to connect with famous people who I have admired for so many years up to this point. There is one major lesson, however, that I have learned from each and everyone of them, and this lesson can resonate with anyone no matter what their profession is. [Read more…] about The One Major Lesson I’ve Learned From Interviewing Famous People
There are many justifications on why Hennessy remains the top-selling Cognac in the world, one of those reasons being the fact that they never disappoint the consumer. With the recent release of their Master Blend, this purveyor of cognac has everyone wondering what is next. [Read more…] about Le Grand Voyage Takes Us On a Journey Through Hennessy
The word “fetish” runs rampant in the gay community. Sometimes for the good, and sometimes for the not so good (see here). Something that can easily be fetishized within this ever growing cafeteria of gay subcategories is when a guy happens to be into someone who is carrying extra weight on them. This term used to be referred as someone who is a “bear”, however the meaning of that is now so misconstrued that even I don’t know what is and what isn’t (it’s basically a state of mind at this point. Which is fine). So what happens when you are like me, and have the weight on you, but don’t like being called words like “chubby” amongst others adjectives? At what point does someone draw the line with how they fetishize a dude with size? [Read more…] about Dear Gay Men: Please Stop Calling Me Chubby. Thanks in Advance.
Online dating is fun, but this fun can quickly disappear if there is no reward, positive feedback or any form of success. The unwritten ‘rules’ of online dating can be completed, let alone unwritten! However, you can perfect your ways to make your dating game more successful and we show you 7 ways to improve this. [Read more…] about 7 Ways to Win the Online Dating Game
My name is Andrew Savage and I’m a workaholic. They say the first step to solving any problem is admitting that you have one. So, there it is, that has been my addiction for the past six years. As I’ve stated before, I am a proud public school teacher and there is nothing that I would not do or any sacrifice that I would not make for my students. So there is the heart of my workaholism. My sense of guilt that if I don’t devote every minute of every day to the job that I am letting my students down. Regularly, I would work after school from 3pm until about 6pm. One night I was even ambitious enough to work until 8pm. All of these hours plus the hour and a half commute would lead to exhaustion, which would linger for the rest of the evening and sometimes carry over into the very next day. [Read more…] about Tales From a Recovering Workaholic: Finding & Embracing Your Work/Life Balance