White Christmas Cocktail: Travel Tuesday to Brooklyn

How good does this look? This White Christmas Cocktail recipe can be found at the unique restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, MyMoon. Featuring award-winning Mediterranean cuisine and an awe-inspiring ambience, it’s the perfect restaurant for anyone looking for an amazing meal served by friendly staff in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether you are a Williamsburg vet, a newcomer to the neighborhood, or just visiting, MyMoon offers a unique selection of inspired food and cocktails, lush outdoor seating, and a spacious atmosphere. MyMoon has just announced their Christmas specials and New Year’s Eve Arabian Nights Masquerade. For New Year’s Eve, MyMoon will have an Arabian Nights Masquerade from 9pm – 4am; which will include a prix fixe dinner with specialty cocktails and a champagne toast at midnight, plus aerial acrobatics, belly dancers and music. Sounds fun, huh? I wish I lived closer. Since I can’t go, I think I’ll give this recipe a try!

MyMoon is located at 184 N 10th St. in Brooklyn, NY, between Driggs and Bedford Avenues or see MyMoon

 

Travel Tuesday: Spinach Quinoa from Westside Market NYC

This recipe from comes from the Westside Market NYC, a top market in New York, which has been in business for almost 50 years. Their market has seen a rise in the number of people purchasing quinoa at their four locations. Quinoa’s health benefits include it being a gluten free grain, boosting brain power and having high levels of iron and calcium. Maria Zoitas, wife of Westside Market’s founder John Zoitas, the creator of the “made by Maria” line of prepared foods at the market. Here is one of Maria’s healthy creations.

About Westside Market NYC:

Established in 1965, Westside Market NYC has been deeply engrained in the fabric of Manhattan’s Upper Westside life. A rare find in the food market business, Westside Market NYC is family owned and operated in the truest sense. Born and raised on a farm in Roupakia, a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, John Zoitas arrived in the U.S. from Greece more than 45 years ago. He brought with him a love of fresh-grown produce, authentic cooking, and a steadfast commitment to service and quality. Each of our locations enjoys a remarkably loyal following, which is no surprise; it’s a direct result of the fact that the Zoitas family takes great pride in every aspect of their business. Under the tutelage of his father John, George Zoitas has taken the reigns of Westside Market NYC and made it into the premier market it is today. Our mission is simple: to become your favorite neighborhood food market and caterer of choice by offering the highest quality foods and hard-to-find products supported by friendly, personalized, efficient service. Discover Westside Market NYC, and experience the difference! For more information visit www.wmarketnyc.com