Food and Drinks

Heads up, cheese lovers: Pizza Hut's Cheesy Bites Pizza is back

Cheesy Bites Pizza. Yeah, you remember the one: pizza with little pockets (or pops or puffs or knots or bites) of goodness about the size of tater tots for a crust. These bites are served with a marinara dipping sauce, are "two chomps big" and beg to be shared. "Made with 28 crowd-...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:20pm

Sam's Club just released mermaid-inspired cakes and they're adorable

Sam’s Club probably isn’t the first place you think of when it comes to baked goods, but Sam’s Club Cakes are becoming a quiet favorite among even the pickiest cake connoisseurs. And it’s for good reason: Sam’s Club cakes are both tasty and creative — like the...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:55am

When are where can you find the new Rocky Road Oreos?

Oreo keeps up trippin’ over their new flavors, so it’s only fitting that the new Rocky Road Oreos are actually dubbed Rocky Road Trip. You’ve seen pictures of these new sweet sandwich cookies around the internet and Instagram, but when can you get your hands on a box of your very...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:30pm

Rainbow Doritos are exclusively sold in Mexico. Here’s how to get them

Rainbow Doritos first came to the U.S. back in 2015. They weren’t available in stores — you could only get them if you made a $10 donation to the LGBTQ nonprofit It Gets Better Project. But since, we’ve been deprived of the multi-colored chips inspired by the Pride flag and...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:40pm

UPDATE: We already know when Starbucks Happy Hour is this week

Back when the giant coffee company launched their Starbucks Happy Hour program, the details were kept mostly under wraps. It was fun, for a while. There’s something to be said for getting a spontaneous discount on your favorite sip in the afternoon — but sometimes you want to be able to...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:16am

Get frappy at Starbucks Happy Hour today

Summer’s here and the sippin’ is easy — thanks in large part to Starbucks. Their drink discount program has become part of our weekly routine, and now since it looks like they’ll tell us when Starbucks Happy hour is each week ahead of time, we can now plan ahead. You might...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:39am

How to get free McDonald's fries every Friday until 2019

This summer has been an amazing time for food deals. Each week there’s another unofficial food holiday or promotion going on, so we hope you’ve scored plenty of half price coffee through Starbucks Happy Hour and mountains of free ice cream. But for many of us the most exciting (and...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:15pm

Knights of the Raj reveals the glory and pain of Indian food

Stepping into an Indian restaurant is always an experience, anything from regal elegance to constant party: lush curtains, strings of lights, bhangra music, elaborate decorations, plush cushions. But the lives of the often Bangladeshi chefs and staff couldn’t be more different, a contrast...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:50am

Where to get free or cheap hot dog deals for National Hot Dog Day

National Hot Dog Day is July 18 and that means several major stores around town and the country are offering special deals for free or cheap hot dogs. If you’re a hot dog lover and you’re looking for a lunch option for today, National Hot Dog Day may be the day you can score free franks...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:17am

Double down on the carbs with IHOP's 60 cent pancakes

Despite the IHOb fiasco, we still love this chain for their enormous slacks of fluffy pancakes. The name has been rightfully changed back just in time for the IHOP anniversary 2018. Though we’ll admit the burgers they launched look appealing, this unofficial holiday is all about those fluffy...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:17pm

All the places you can get free ice cream and discounts for National Ice Cream Day

We don’t want to sound dramatic, but National Ice Cream Day 2018 is one of the high holy days of foodies. Even poor National French Fry Day gets eclipsed by this celebration of all things frozen cream. You should already know why it’s so special but it’s sweet enough for us to...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 8:58am

PHOTOS: Chandeliers and bubble pits inside Rosé Mansion

First there was a rosé cruise of the Hudson River, then a rosé-themed all-pink Pinknic on Governors Island and now rosé-flavored everything. Now, summer’s wine built a house of its own called Rosé Mansion — and it's unique among the Instagram-focused...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 5:22pm

Is the Union Square Coffee Shop really closing?

The Union Square Coffee Shop isn't necessarily known for good coffee, but yet it has been one of New York City's most iconic and central spots to meet up, catch up and spot on hit television series and films.  But the coffee shop/diner, located in Union Square West, is counting down...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:53pm

No biggie, but here's how to get a free Blizzard for National Ice Cream Day

The delicious holiday celebrating that luscious, creamy dessert we all love is finally here. We’re talking, of course, about National Ice Cream Day 2018. We know you don’t need (another) excuse to eat ice cream, especially in the summer, but maybe you thought National Ice Cream Day was...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:17am

Lucuma: the Peruvian orange avocado you never knew you needed

Avocados are everywhere these days: spread on brunch toast, paired with chips, blended into cold drinks — even added to chocolate bars. Now there’s a new Peruvian superfood that looks like the avocado’s half-sibling. It’s called lucuma (loo-coo-ma), and it’s known as...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:55am

What to eat at Eataly NYC Downtown's Wine, Beer and Food Festival

Eataly NYC Downtown has been keeping foodies cool with its Chilled Happy Hour, but the famed food court is jumping on another summer bandwagon — street food. Except this one comes with an Italian twist. This month, Eataly's Wine, Beer and Street Food Festival is promising New...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:28am

National French Fry Day 2018: Where to get free french fries today

National French Fry Day 2018 is upon us in all its golden, lightly salted, slightly guilt-inducing glory. To celebrate, a number of chains are giving away free french fries today. So throw caution and nutrition facts to the wind and celebrate by picking some up. (And any other way you want to...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 8:26am

Launch your NYC food dreams with the Citi Urbanspace Challenge

Opening a restaurant in New York City is a terrible idea — any chef will tell you that. But that’s not the only way for chefs to get their food into people’s hands thanks to the rise of outdoor food markets, and the largest player in the al fresco food business Urbanspace is...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:42pm

When is McDonald's Global McDelivery Day 2018?

Get ready, because McDonald’s is bringing back Global McDelivery Day this month. Here's everything you need to know about the return of this popular promotion. What is McDonald's Global McDelivery Day? As the name suggests, McDelivery Day is about celebrating all the ways to have...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:53am

Is this the best ice cream in NYC? It better be since it costs as much as your rent

We’re always on the hunt for the best ice cream in NYC. Well, for the best anything in NYC, really. It doesn’t matter if it’s a $2 soft serve cone or a pricey small cup from a craft scoop shop, as long as it delivers on flavor. But maybe there’s a line. Would you pay as much...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:34am