Seeing Red: Red Rooster’s Nook and The Marcus Palmer

By admin | August 26, 2011

Steven Green

Today for our Seeing Red series, we’re featuring someone who wears many hats at Red Rooster Harlem, Steven Green. Many recognize Steven’s face from working in Red Rooster’s Nook during the morning, but now Steven has also added host and barista to his job description. With all of these responsibilities at Red Rooster, all would be surprised to find out that Steven is only 20-years-old! We asked Steven a few questions and even got his special recipe for a refreshing summer drink, the Marcus Palmer. Read More


Five Brewery Tours for Fathers’ Day

By admin | June 17, 2011


Does a well-poured draft beer make your dad’s heart beat faster? Are hops, brews, and steins frequent conversation topics in your house? For any beer-lover, a brewery tour offers an inside look into one of the world’s oldest and most delicious beverages. For an extra-special Fathers’ Day activity, take him to see where the magic is made! Read More


Does Drinking A Hot Beverage Cool You Down?

By mahir | June 8, 2011

When it's hot outside, should you choose the hot tea on the left or the iced tea on the right?

When it's hot outside, should you choose the hot tea on the left or the iced tea on the right?

You may have heard the old wives’ tale that a steaming cup of tea on a sweltering day will make you feel colder. Although it’s a common question and I think a lot of us want the answer to be “yes,” unfortunately, that’s just not the case.  Read More


Get Fit For Summer: 5 Great Ways to Use Your Ice Cube Trays

By mahir | May 24, 2011

Photo: stevendepolo on flickr


Photo: stevendepolo on flickr

Get Fit For Summer!

An essential aspect of dealing with the rising temperatures is using ice cubes by any means necessary. Your usual cup of hot coffee turns to iced coffee and ice thrown in with your water keeps it that much cooler. Fun and flavorful ice cubes can even make your water taste more exciting. Here are the top 5 tips and tricks to staying cool by using your ice cube trays.  Read More


5 Ways to Make Your Tap Water Taste Great

By mahir | May 18, 2011


We all know that it is better to forgo water bottles and to carry your own bottle with tap water as it saves the environment as well as you money. Tap water is just as healthy to drink as bottled water, but what if that isn’t enough? Tap water can be monotonous so here are five ways to zest it up:  Read More


15 Years Of Exciting Drink Trends

By mahir | March 11, 2011

Over the last 15 years, the world of drinks has been rapidly evolving-new spirits from around the globe have been introduced in the U.S., and food trends like the locavore movement have inspired bartenders to experiment. Looking back, it’s amazing to see how diverse beverage options have become. Read More


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