Oh my, oh my wherever does one eat in New York Cityduring the holidays? With so many choices it is simply exhausting. Upper Eastsiders--the ultimate discerning diners tend to not only shop uptown but dine uptown. If you are not a downtown type and looking for that perfect boit en bois on the Upper Eastsidetry these amazing watering holes during the Thanksgiving Holiday:
T-Bar Steak & Lounge
Classically-chic Upper Eastside Eaterty, T-Bar Steak & Lounge is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner Prix fixe menu for $75.00 pp. Featured appetizers include: Pumpkin Soup, Yellowfin Tuna TarTar and Grilled Prawns, the menu is hard to resist. Choose between entrees like the Banana Parfaix Milles Feuilles-feature on the menu, alongside Traditional Pumpkin Pie and Warm Apple Crisp.
Open Thanksgiving Day: 1:30 pm-7:00 pm Click herefor more.
Upper Eastside Institituion Swifty's is an attractive option to enjoy a warm and cozy Thanksgiving with friends and family. The $72.00 prix fixe dinner features First Course festive treats such as Baked French Onion Soup, Corn Chowder and Smoked Irish Salmon. Entrees inlcude Murray's Roasted Natural Turkey, Scottish Salmon or Risotta Milanese. There is a large selection of desserts including: Bourbon Pecan Pie, Steamed Ginger Pudding, Double Rich Chocolate Mousse.
Open on Thanksgiving Day-12:00 pm-6:00 pmClick here for more.
Mediterranean restaurant Amaranth is offering traditional Thanksgiving specials alongside its regular lunch and dinner menu. Feast on Roasted Turekey with Italian chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce and sweet potato puree, or homemade Pumpkin Ravioli with butter and sage. The dessert menu is hard to resist from the Mille Feuille Napolean with mixed berries and cream anglaise to Catucci al vin Santo--a homemade biscotti served with Vin Santo Wine for dipping.
Open on Thanksgiving Day-12:00 pm-10:00 pm Click here for more.
Whether you're staying in town or traveling to New York City for this Thanksgiving holiday, let Paramount Bar & Grill take care of you! A limited number of reservations are still available. Enjoy a special Thanksgiving menu featuring seasonal favorites like Butternut Squash Soup, Herb Roasted Turkey, and Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Pies. Three courses and an unforgettable evening with family and friends for $55 per person.Download PARAMOUNT - THANKSGIVING MENU(1)
Scorpion star Katharine McPhee was spotted recently trying on the Robert Mondavi Private Selection x Crawford Denim Vintner Shirt.McPhee stopped by Tradesmen LA to get a leg up on holiday shopping, where she found theVintner Shirt,and loved how the special edition piece let her literally wear her love of wine on her sleeve, with details dyed using one of her favorite wines, theRobert Mondavi Private Selection Heritage Red. No word yet on whether the unisex piece she took home is for herself or co-star beau Elyses Gabel.
With the holidays fast-approaching, we’d love to show your readers a shot of McPhee trying on the Robert Mondavi Private Selectionx Crawford Denim Vintner Shirt.
This just announced-- Edward Enninful will receive the Isabella Blow Awardfor Fashion Creator at this year's British Fashion Awards for his monumental contribution to the global fashion industry. The ceremony will take place at the London Coliseum on December 1st 2014.
"Edward’s creative energy and level of vision captures the mood of our times - his work is original, energetic, sincere and unforgettable. His creative journey may have started in London, but today his influence spans the entire globe intersecting the worlds of fashion, art and business" - Natalie Massenet MBE, Chairman of the British Fashion Council.
On Thursday, November 20th a very select group ofNew York City tastemakers gathered in Chelsea, at a new private space to experienceBlack Enterprise the Good Life Google Hangout presented by Lexus. Those from the worlds of business, entertainment, fashion, and media gathered to discuss how to live your best life--from finance to career to one's lifestyle. Led by Radio Personality Angela Yee of Power 105, attendees were inspired to join in the discussion.
Tia Walker interviews New York Radio Personality Angela Yee
An interactive element run by Black EnterpriseSocial Media Manager,Sirita Wright, enlisted thousands of viewers, not in attendance, to tune in for exclusive access to the VIP event. Tastemakers present were the event were encouraged to tag each tweet or instagram post with the hashtag #BEGoodlife
The best part of the GoodLife Google Hangout experience? The opportunity to view the all new 2015 Lexus RCF. A Lexus specialist was on hand to explain the vehicle's most attractive features: high-back sports seats, naturally aspirated 5.0-Liter V8, track proven chassis, Torgque vectoring differential, stopping power, performance cockpit, speed-activated rear wing , innovative technology, customizable gauge display and MORE.
Angela Yee; Rae Holidae, Mo Brown & Raphael Williams; Kimo Bentley
A small red carpet yielded a lively exchange of a number of industry photos and interviews. Various games of pool were shot by many of the male guests. Those not gaming enjoyed the southern style edibles by Passion for the Palate and cocktails sponsored by Cirocin various flavors. Noteworthy guests included: Elle Varner, Marc John Jefferies, Rae Holiday, Gabriel Williams, as well as Black Enterprisefaves Host Paul C. Brunson,Women of EmpowermentHosts Shartia Brantley & Dariany Santana et al
*photos by The Quest for "it"; photo of Tia Walker & Angela Yee by Dustin Tolman for Black Enterprise
Jewelry Designer Satya Scainetti & Artist Shreya Mehta
One week ago today, on Friday, November 14th,The Satya Foundation andCommit to Change held their amazing cultural fundraiser--A Night at the Inidan Consulate. The event kicked off the current Commit to Change Campaign and raised 25% of the Crowdrise campaign goal of “10 Teachers + 100 Educated Girls” for 2015A Festive Evening of Art, Music, and cocktails to benefit C2C's educational programs for girls. Artist, Shreya Mehta had several works on display with the proceeds from the sale of her art set to benefit the education of girls in India supported by Commit2Change (“C2C”) and The Satya Foundation.
WWD has been looking into the NBA --the fashion of the NBA that is! Their foray led them to ten style stars off the court--and they make up quite a list.
It's a long season, and WWD will be watching closely to see who can (or can't) stay on the list. After review, a few of our faves included: Dwayne Wade, Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and Camelo Anthony. Click herefor the full story.
*photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images
Wonders never cease. Jennifer Lopez is getting back in the designing game, inking a partnership with US jewelry brand Endless Jewelry. The brand seems to have a grasp of what women want, offering mix and match selections on charms among other things and is now adding mega-celeb Jennifer Lopez to its mix. "It’s simple yet unique, and Jennifer Lopez’s extraordinary style and charisma perfectly represent the new collection, " saysEndless Jewlry Chief Executive and Founder Jesper Nielsen.
There is nothing more luxurious than the perfect cocktail. Certainly everyone should drink responsibly and when out on the quest one can drink "fashionably" with the help of this little cocktail suggestion