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11 Great Wine and Food Pairing Suggestions

Posted by Angela Christian on Nov 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Here at VenueBook we like to eat and we like to drink wine, a lot.  However, sometimes we find it hard to get our food and wine pairings correct.  To make our friends think we are more sophisticated we reached out to the wine guy, Tony Gallo and his daughter Christina Carman to help us put together a few great wine and food pairing suggestions for the holiday season.  Since, my cooking skills stop at avocado toast, the pairings below are for “small bites”.  But if we are being honest it is really all about the wine.     

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Topics: Food and Beverage

Meatless Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Nov 8, 2016 12:30:00 PM

When I ate meat, Thanksgiving was a gift from the Gods. I put in zero work preparing the food, and I got to eat my weight in both turkey and ham without feeling an ounce of guilt. And, as if things couldn't get any better, I had enough leftovers to keep me alive when I went back to college. Back then, Thanksgiving was the holiday to beat.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, Life

Last Minute Halloween Bar Crawl

Posted by Audrey Chang on Oct 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Boo! Halloween weekend is right around the corner! If you haven’t nailed down some plans, here’s an idea: classy Halloween bar crawl. At VenueBook, we’ve done the homework and rounded up some of our best boozy venues for the perfect evening in East Village and Lower East Side!

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Topics: New York City, Food and Beverage, Venues

8 Venues With Phenomenal Fall Menus

Posted by Angela Christian on Oct 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM


After enjoying the 80 degree weather in NYC last week - I was in full denial that summer had in fact ended.  However, now that the temperatures have cooled once more and the leaves have begun to change, I can no longer deny that we are in the midst of autumn.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, Venues

Our Best Happy Hour Venues for Fall-Inspired Cocktails

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Oct 20, 2016 2:00:00 PM

As we dive into Fall, despite the 80 degree weather that we're having in NYC, we are bombarded by specialty drinks and menus. By this time every year, you're drowning in Pumpkin Spice Lattes and butternut squash anything. Or maybe your mom has started flooding your Facebook timeline with every imaginable pumpkin-inspired recipe (thanks, mom).

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Topics: Food and Beverage, Venues