I need some recommendation for a coffee date spot in or around the Lincoln Square/Columbus Circle area. Something other than Starbucks and with a decent food menu would be ideal (in case it turns into a lunch date)
In this week's episode of CHOW Happy Hour, Martin Cate, owner of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, is joined by one of his bartenders, Reza Esmaili. Reza makes the Rear Admiral Swizzle, a spirited coffee-and-citrus cocktail, and recounts how it was invented after a heavy night of drinking.
How to Clean a Coffee Grinder
Old coffee grounds can clog up your grinder and make it less efficient. In this CHOW Tip, Kate Ramos shows you how to clean out your coffee grinder using stale bread.
Now you can have your brunch cocktail and eat it, too, with Justin Warner's Mojito Pancakes.
Basic Boneless Roasted Leg of Lamb
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat.