4 Recipes for Your Next Party From David Burtka

Berry Tart

As The Actor-turned-chef’s new cookbook, Life is a Party, proves, throwing an amazing bash doesn’t have to involve a lot of time and trouble. Our July/August cover star shared a few with us: Brown Butter Mixed Berry Tart  SERVES 12PREP TIME 20 minutesACTIVE TIME 20 minutesTOTAL TIME 1 hour 20 minutesEASY 1 cup (2 sticks) … Read more

The Kings of Pop

Coca-Cola Glass Bottle

The next time you reach for a beverage—an ice-cold soda, maybe, or a refreshing juice—you can make a toast to Paul Mulligan and Fran McGorry. Chances are, the bottle or can in your hand is a product of their efforts: they’re the co-owners and CEOs of Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, a locally owned Coca-Cola franchise that … Read more

Behind the Scenes with the Zakarians

Image of Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian

Though they tend to shy away from honorifics, the Zakarians—chef Geoffrey, his wife Margaret, and their children—might well be considered America’s First Family of Food. Geoffrey’s face is instantly recognizable to millions: He’s a featured judge on the Food Network’s popular Chopped and Host of the Kitchen series as well as other programs, he is … Read more

On the Market: Vero Beach, FL

Exterior view

Address: 141 Beachside Dr.Price: $7,950,000Bedrooms: (including guesthouse) 6Bathrooms: (including guesthouse) 9.5Square Footage: (including guesthouse) 13,448 This property is one of only 10 single-family homes on the ocean at the Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club, which has an award-winning 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course and is nestled between the peaceful Indian River Lagoon and the … Read more

3 Healthy Recipes from the Well+Good Cookbook

Cauliflower Parmesan Bites from Well + Good

Ten years into running their trusted and influential website, Well+Good co-founders Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula released their first cookbook. Well+Good: 100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living embodies their holistic approach to wellness and features recipes from luminaries such as Padma Lakshmi and Daphne Oz. “We wanted to create something tangible, so … Read more

David Burtka on Entertaining

Image of David Burtka outside with a table

You’re probably thinking you’ve seen this handsome face before—and you’re right. David Burtka is a successful actor who’s appeared on TV shows including The West Wing and How I Met Your Mother, and in Broadway productions such as Gypsy and It Shoulda Been You. Then again, you might have seen him in a celebrity magazine … Read more

OKO Restaurant Expands to Rye

Sticky ribs from OKO Restaurant

Westport residents have enjoyed OKO, Chef Brian Lewis’ Japanese-influenced restaurant, for more than a year. Now it’s Westchester’s turn to see what the fuss is about: the James Beard-nominated chef is opening OKO at 29 Purchase St. in Rye, NY, this summer. The restaurant will feature Lewis’ take on traditional Japanese cuisine and Nigiri sushi, … Read more

A Sizzling Read

Cover of All About the Burger

How did burgers become so popular? It’s a whopper of a tale told in All About the Burger: A History of America’s Favorite Sandwich. The book takes you from the very first hamburger stand (a White Castle, which was actually a remodeled street car) up to the present day, examining the factors that have made … Read more

Tommy Hilfiger Designs for Mercedes

Male leaning against a car

Tommy Hilfiger recently launched TommyXMercedes-Benz, a capsule collection of menswear that matches the famed car company’s sporty aesthetic. The line features staples including jeans, a chino and a bomber jacket designed with functional elements such as climate-control finishes and crease-resistant yarn. You’ll still find Tommy’s signature stripe in places like zipper pulls and trim details. … Read more