Monthly Archives: February 2015
Cookies Lovers Take a Bite Out of This!

Mindy Segal is an award-winning pastry chef and owner of Mindy’s Hot Chocolate in Chicago. On April 7 her new book cookbook, “Cookie Love”, written with Kate Leahy, will be released. Cookie Love has 60 recipes broken down into eight categories. In each chapter you will learn new techniques, and each recipe builds on techniques learned in the previous recipe. You will find everything from the classic chocolate chip cookie to blueberry jam kolachkes in this book. Check out some pictures of all this yumminess here. You will learn how to make drop cookies, spritz cookies, and shortbread, to name a few of the techniques explored.

Zeca Oliveira has learned that Mindy has been baking since her parents gave her a Kitchenaid mixer at the age of 13. She has been practicing and developing her recipes every since.

New York Businessman Keith Mann Shows Appreciation and Support for NYPD

New York based businessman Keith Mann has decided to show his appreciation and support of the New York City Police Department and the exemplary job they have been doing in the wake of protests and violence aimed at police officers. The entrepreneur has decided to buy lunch for an entire squadron of police officers as a way of saying thank you for helping to keep our people and our city safe.

The founder of Dynamics Search Partners, had bought lunch for the entire 54th street police officers unit in the NYPD in early January and again on February 9th. It is his way of showing his appreciation for the everyday heroes who risk their lives in order to protect and come to aid of citizens. The hedge fund staffer believes that it is important to show support for the police officers who in the end are everyday people like you and I. “They have families, wives and children like we do” says Keith. Keith’s Wife Keely has an uncle who serves in the NYPD as a detective in the borough of Staten Island. Mann has stated that violence and protests against police officers hit close to home and affects him personally. He feels that the citizens of New York City should get behind their police force.

There have been several pro police relays in New York City in January. These and other generous actions such as those by Keith Mann help to boost the morale of police and bring the community together.

Bacon! Bacon!

You’ve heard the recent buzz, right? The new information that saturated fats are supposedly now okay for us to eat in some capacity? Click Here. Well, that’s good news, because Little Caesar’s is unveiling what appears to be both a tasty and fat laden new pizza this coming Monday. Can you say bacon? Better say it again! This new pizza will have three-and-a-half linear feet of this stuff wrapped around its crust. So, if you don’t care about whether science currently thinks saturated fat is good or saturated fat is bad but you want to try this greasy meal, you won’t likely mind the 23 grams of fat that each slice also contains. Haidar Barbouti knows that the only down-side for you might be if you really liked Little Caesars’ Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza, which is now being taken off the menu.

Dirt Candy Has a New Location and New Dishes

 

Amanda Cohen, owner of the famed vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy, has moved the eatery to a new, larger location. After countless complaints from patrons who stated they had to wait two months in some instances to get a reservation, Cohen felt that a bigger space was the right move.

According to Dan Newlin at the new Dirt Candy, you can try adventurous dishes like Brussels sprout tacos, as well as a tart that features chocolate and onion flavors.

The restaurant also features a bar staff, so you and your friends can enjoy a cocktail with your vegetarian fare. While Dirt Candy is only open for dinner, the restaurant will offer brunch and lunch service soon.

AWC (Antique Wine Company) employs Stuart Young as Sales Director

The Antique Wine Company has made it public about the employment of Stuart Young as its new Sales Director to lead as well as expand its global team of quality and rare wine consultants.

Stuart is going to head AWC’s group of 7 in its London office alongside its international associates in Asia and United States.

Stuart began his profession in technology and, after a short interlude serving in the United States, took a job with Laithwaites, serving originally in its support center. In spite of prior knowledge of wine industry Stuart set up a revolutionary up-selling proposal, and due to his group development accomplishment started writing as well as providing sales training courses all over Laithwaites as well its founding company, Direct Wines.

Realizing an opportunity to combine his sales plus training knowledge, Stuart introduced Provenance Recruitment, in search of human resource for corporations such as Pernod Ricard, Bibendum, Enotria as well as Pol Roger, although after meeting AWC M.D, Stephen William, he was convinced to go back to the sales sphere.

At AWC, Stuart has the responsibility of doubling sales team in the coming 12 months since it helps in keeping up with the demand caused by the swelling international clientele.

Talking regarding his appointment, Stuart remarks, AWC is a company with big ambitions and an entrepreneurial spirit, which provides its team with exceptional opportunities rarely seen within the wine world. It is an exciting time to join as AWC continues to expand into new global markets.”

About AWC
AWC can be described as a wine as well as spirits business, which was initially founded over 25 years back by present chief executive officer Stephen Williams. From its Head offices in London plus its 2 sales offices based in Asia, AWC distributes quality wine to private people, resorts, restaurants, as well as international wine traders.

Whilst holding an obsession for antique vintage wines, the corporation’s brand range is mainly composed of modern vintages that are able to become the antiques in the times ahead. Regardless of vintage, the business just deals with uniquely fine wine.

Globally recognized as professionals in the quality wine business, AWC’s special stocks as well as services are greatly sought-after.