Stacy Yu

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The Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: The quickest -- and most delicious -- way to make it</i> not <i>feel like November.</i><p>Margaritas -- like fried …

Jump-Start Your Morning With This Superfood Smoothie

Certain unromantic things come with adulthood: putting away one’s laundry, paying one’s taxes, drinking one’s spinach.<p>Certain amazingly romantic …

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Boss Lady: 15 Chic Desktop Accessories

The office-friendly baubles that will ensure you're always working in style.<p>The office-friendly baubles that will ensure you're always working in style.<p>Courtesy

The Only Cocktail You Need For The Rest Of Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Leaf.TV.<p>This cocktail is almost too pretty to drink. The flavors of rosewater, fresh grapefruit, and St. Germain liqueur come …

Food

23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

Sex and the City

How To Brew Iced Coffee In A Mason Jar, Just Like A Hipster

Now that we're weeks into serious warm weather season, there's been a fair amount of iced coffee talk. This is a good kind of talk -- because anything involving iced coffee is lovely. There've been instructions on how to make it like your favorite coffee shops do, <i>professionally</i>. There's been the …

Shrimp with Fresh Corn Grits

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Liquid from the grated corn enriches and helps thicken the grits; fresh corn added at the end makes for nice bites.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 ears of corn, husked<p>2 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¾ cup grits (not instant)<p>2 tablespoons …

The Jell-O Shot Grows Up (Seriously!)

A few weekends back, I was celebrating Jazz Fest with some friends. There’s a certain spirit down in New Orleans that I’d never encountered anywhere …

Could Cleansing Water Be The Secret To Awesome Skin?

Micellar cleansing waters might look like water and feel like water, but before you take a big gulp, hold up.<p>Once considered France’s best kept …

Skin Care

The 23 best rooftop bars in NYC

1<p>Bars, Hotel bars<p>Roof at Park Southicon-chevron-right<p>Gotham’s top-notch cocktail haunts come tucked in restaurant basements, stuffed behind unmarked …

Manhattan

A Guide To The Secret Parts Of Paris

See and do<p><i>Eglise St-Etienne-du-Mont</i><p>This is one of my favourite Paris churches, both for its architecture, which is an endearing mix of renaissance and gothic, and as an insight into Paris' history: it is home to the shrine of Saint Geneviève, patron saint of Paris, who saved the city from invasion …

Paris Journal V: Croque Monsieur

The croque monsieur is a delicious sandwich made from ham and melted cheese. You can also have the jambon which is composed of ham and fresh baguette, freely spread with butter. But one of us is going to croke one day, monsieur and it's something that could happen precisely when you are eating …

What I Ate in Paris—in the Name of Research, of Course

From oysters to éclairs, terrine to strawberry and rhubarb crumble, here’s what our writer ate researching a feature on Northeast Paris this spring<p>I didn’t go hungry the week I spent researching this month’s feature on <b>northeast Paris</b>, oh no. From oysters to éclairs, terrine to strawberry and …

Ashley’s Paris

<b>Ashley Fleckenstein</b> is an American (a Michigander to be more specific) photographer and travel blogger who spent an extended amount of time in Paris before embarking on a trip to explore the world. Even though her wanderlust has led her to Asia (at least until her money runs out), Ashley’s heart …

Love Letters: Paris

<i>Ruth Yunker is a writer and humorist, blogger and essayist, who has lived all over, but now calls Newport Beach, CA home. She fell in love with Paris later than most, but has made up for it by spending six weeks there almost every year since. Her two books, Me, Myself and Paris and Paris, I've</i> …

Writers and the Art of Pastry at Gérard Mulot, Paris

"<i>You should have one absorbing occupation and as for the other things in life for full enjoyment you should only contemplate results. in this way you are bound to feel more about it than those who know a little of how it is done. She is passionately addicted to what the French call métier and she</i> …

14 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Paris

As Audrey Hepburn famously said in the film <i>Sabrina</i>, "Paris is always a good idea." We couldn't agree more.<p>Whether you know it as the city of light, love or one of your bucket list destinations, Paris will leave you longing to return for more.<p>Our deal experts have strolled along the Champs-Elysees, …

Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

France

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …