Hot History: Coffee, Tea & Hot Chocolate

1/22/17-Editor’s Note: This event has been cancelled Winter is in full gear with snow falling and temperatures dropping so we’re excited that Francine Segan will be talking all things hot with Hot History: Cofeee, Tea & Hot Chocolate on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the 92Y. Guests will learn about the exciting origins of coffee, … More Hot History: Coffee, Tea & Hot Chocolate

Upcoming Talks with Francine Segan

From learning about food in Queens to enjoying snacks provided by the Specialty Food Association, we always enjoy attending Francine Segan‘s events on different food trends and topics. Below are some of her upcoming lectures taking place at the 92Y. Honey Thursday, Sept. 29, 7pm Do you like honey? Of course you do! Join Francine Segan, 92Y’s … More Upcoming Talks with Francine Segan

Francine does Queens

If you read our last post, you know how much we appreciate the Queens food scene. Kristina spends her days working in the borough, and Allen spent his childhood visiting Flushing for weekend grocery shopping. When our friend, food historian Francine Segan, told us she was planning a talk on Queens at the 92Y on Tuesday, … More Francine does Queens

Tasting with Francine

If you’ve read our past posts featuring Food Historian Francine Segan, you know that we always enjoy attending her events. At her talks, we always learn something new about food and usually get to taste something that we have not eaten or tried before. Because of her, we now enjoy Lavazza coffee!  Recently, Allen attended one of … More Tasting with Francine

Downton Goes Uptown

Have you caught the Downton Abbey fever? Kristina has, and she’s trying to get Allen on board. For that reason, we’re counting the days until Thursday when our friend Francine Segan (Twitter: @FrancineSegan) gives a talk at the 92Y entitled “Downton Abbey: The Art of Dining.” With food from Fresh Direct and tea from Tea … More Downton Goes Uptown

Upcoming Events

If you enjoy food, wine and meeting new people, get your calendar out! Next week promises two events that you won’t want to miss- and we should know as we’ve attended many of Francine Segan‘s talks and have enjoyed our share of food crawls. Downtown Dishin’ in White Plains, NY  Being Westchester County residents, we enjoy … More Upcoming Events

Steak and Veggies

Over the last few weeks, Kristina has enjoyed a few fun eating adventures with friends. Here’s a quick recap of where she’s been– and some definite recommendations if you find yourself in NYC! Happy Hour If you’ve kept up with the blog, you know that my book club met for a specialty food tasting with … More Steak and Veggies

Fun with Francine

Since meeting Francine Segan last year we’ve had the great pleasure of attending many of the events she’s hosted. Each time we see Francine speak, three things happen: we eat, laugh and learn! Over the past few weeks, we’ve had the opportunity do all three things three times! Lavazza Tasting With half of FP (Kristina) … More Fun with Francine