Posts Written On September 07, 2016

Delicatessen Sets Sail aboard Manhattan By Sail


Manhattan By Sail Launches Culinary Sail Program for Summer 2016 Haute- cuisine hits the high seas for four exciting NEW sails

New York, NY (August) Manhattan By Sail, New York’s premier sailing company, has teamed up with several of Manhattan’s hottest restaurants to provide a unique dining experience on the harbor.  From July to September, Manhattan By Sail will feature customized, one night only menus curated by the teams behind DanteDelicatessen,and  The Meatball Shop .

The Clipper City, a 158-foot schooner, will circle the southern tip of Manhattan, providing a breath-taking sunset background for each meal. The ticket price includes a two-hour sail and a specialized menu. The summer dinner series schedule is the following:

  • July 11th, Exploring the Italian Riviera with Dante
  • August 22nd, Delicatessenand the Best of American Seafood
  • August 29th, Have a Ball with The Meatball Shop
  • September 12thDantereturns for another successful night

Tickets for the Culinary Sail Program cost $100 and can be purchased on or by calling 212-619-6900.

The Clipper City departs at 7pm at Battery, Slip 2 and sails around Governors Island, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty.


About Manhattan By Sail:

Manhattan By Sail is New York City’s premier sailing company. It provides a wide range of public tours and private events throughout each season, serving over 60,000 customers per year. Tom Berton founded Manhattan By Sail in 2001 as a result of his love for recreational sailing and his recognition of the full potential that New York’s waterfront had to offer.

About Clipper City:

The topsail schooner Clipper City, is a 158-foot long sailboat with masts and rigging reaching up 120 feet from the deck. A replica of the lumber-hauling schooners that drove America’s industry more than a century ago, Clipper City was built in the mid-1980’s using plans purchased from the Smithsonian. Designed with her new cargo in mind, her decks are spacious and comfortable, with ample seating, a full bar amidships and a raised quarterdeck that allows for unparalleled views of the harbor.

About Delicatessen:

Located at the crossroads of New York City’s vibrant SoHo and Nolita neighborhoods, Delicatessen has offered playful twists on international comfort food classics since its opening in 2008, keeping customers from New Yorkers to celebrities and tourists alike, coming back for more. Executive Chef/Partner Michael Ferraro’s menu offers something for everyone, from comfort food favorites like Buttermilk Fried Chicken to Italian-inspired hearty recipes like Giorgio’s Meatballs, as well as more health-conscious items like the vegan, raw Fresh Kale Salad.  The menu is augmented by a creative cocktail program featuring seasonal favorites and year-round standbys, as well as a dessert menu of comfort food classics like Birthday Cake and Lemon Meringue Pie, all made with a Delicatessen twist.


Weekend Getaway

Going on a mini getaway for the weekend? whether you go far away or stay local – make sure these beauty essentials are packed and ready to go for the ultimate prep and protection you need from head to toe for the end of the summer!


1)    Deep Clean Mask – Even when you’re away, skin always needs a good deep clean. Individually packaged and easy to store in your cosmetic bag, Bioré Self Heating One Minute Mask is your travel friendly, deep cleansing mask! These thermal masks warm to open pores, melting away deep down impurities and grime, then rinses them away with invigorating cooling sensation. Formulated with natural charcoal, this masks works in one minute to clear up 2.5x more dirt and oil than leading competitors for clean, tingly-smooth skin! ($7.99; Drug and Mass Merchant Stores)
2)   Sweat Protection – Feel confident and sweat free through all your fun in the sun thanks to Ban Roll-On Deodorant! Ban’s breakthrough technology specifically targets and virtually eliminates (not cover up) spicy and s-odor that other antiperspirant/deodorants may leave behind. Ban Roll-On Deodorant glides on easily with a formula that provides an outstanding 24 hours of invisible protection against odor wetness. ($4.99, Drug and Mass Retailers)
3)    Itch Relief – Moisturize irritated, eczema prone skin with a uniquely cooling formula, Curél Itch Defense Instant Soothing Moisturizing Spray. Uniquely soothing, this formula delivers a mix of light yet potent hydrators — including a proprietary ceramide complex, allantoin and panthenol — to ease parched, itchy skin right where you need it. The Proprietary Cooling Complex feels soothing like a cold compress, lending you instant relief. ($8.99; Drug and mass merchants)
4)    Healthy Hydration – Keep your body and skin hydrated with the a cold and refreshing Glowing Green Smoothie (GGS). This smoothie is a perfect whole food blend with carefully selected ingredients by celebrity nutritionist, Kimberly Snyder, that helps you consume large amounts of fiber, greens, fresh fruits and vitamin C-filled lemon, so your body can easily digest and receive maximum nutrition. The GGS is perfect and safe to consume every day as an essential foundation of your healthy diet! ($8.75; order in bulk on or purchase at the Glow Bio Store at 7473 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046)
5)    Sandal Ready Feet – Make sure you have smooth, sandal ready feet with Look Beauty! PediSpa Intensive Moisturizing Foot Mask! These treatment filled wearable socks noticeably smoothsoften and repair dry creaked, calloused feet and heels. With ingredients like Shea butterapple extract and peppermint, this foot mask significantly improves the look and feel of even the driest feet. ($9.99 for two complete pairs; Exclusively at Target Stores in the Foot Care Aisle and



Must Eat Paris – An Eclectic Selection of Culinary Locations


Must Eat Paris – An Eclectic Selection of Culinary Locations

Luc Hoornaert, photography by Kris Vlegels

Super foodie Luc Hoornaert has been involved in gastronomy for more than 25 years. His never ending curiosity and quest for good and tasty food has given him an insight into a wide range of kitchens and preparation methods.

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 12.03.03 AMAs a genuine foodie, listomaniac Luc Hoornaert knows the culinary side of the City of Lights like the back of his hand.

Together with photographer Kris Vlegels, he presents the greatest spots for tasting the best of the French and international kitchens that Paris has to offer. The locations continue to amaze. In spite of being multi-faceted, all the spots have several things in common: authenticity, devotion, genuine top ingredients and a no-nonsense approach.

The fourth book in the series, the ‘Must Eat’ element of a restaurant is the central point: from food stalls to small cafés and trendy top restaurants.Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 12.03.17 AM


  • A perfect guide for those who want to become familiar with established values, new addresses and upcoming greatness
  • More than 100 tips from the ‘restaurant whisperer’ Luc Hoornaert
  • With beautiful characteristic photos by top photographer Kris Vlegels
  • New title in the very successful Must Eat series

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Also available in the series:
Must Eat London
Must Eat NYC
Must East Amsterdam