5.10.13 Donatella Arpaia

Cooking On The Couch: ‘Mom-osa’ Cocktails & Lime Ricotta Pancakes

Still looking for an idea to celebrate Mom this weekend? You can’t go wrong with breakfast in bed. Famed chef and restauranteur Donatella Arpaia visited The Couch with a few delicious options.


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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.


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Make Mother’s Day Extra Special With These Great Recipes

Are you looking for great recipes for Mother’s Day this year? Let the following three recipes help you plan your menu with food your mom is sure to love.


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Cooking On The Couch: Sexy Seafood Brunch

If you can eat, you can cook! That’s chef Mark Bailey’s philosophy when it comes to creating his food.


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NYC’s 5 Best DIY Brunch Cocktail Bars

Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Bellinis — no matter your morning cocktail of choice, these Manhattan bars and restaurants are offering a new way to enjoy imbibing at brunch. The ‘do-it-yourself’ trend has taken flight in the city, letting you and your crew be your own bartenders.


3.22.13 Chicken Pot Pie

Cooking on The Couch: Chicken Pot Pie

Nothing says comfort food better than a good pie — from sweet fruit pies to classic savory ones like chicken pot pie.


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NYC’s 8 Best Winter Brunches

Get warm, cozy – and full – at these New York City winter season brunches. From hearty burgers to all-you-can-eat menus, these restaurants and bars are offering the best weekend meals to satisfy your cravings during the coldest months in the city.


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Manhattan’s 9 Best Boozy Brunches

Need a hair of the dog to heal from last night? Grab your sunglasses and head to one of these NYC restaurants for more boozy bang for your buck – where the mimosas and Bloody Marys flow freely.


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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Day Brunches

After partying all night into 2013, you’ll need a solid brunch to get your carbo-fix, clear your head, and keep your tummy full. Make reservations or stop by these NYC restaurants serving the best brunches on New Year’s Day.


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2 In The Kitchen: Hash Brown Cake

Alex Hitz, popular HSN personality, classically-trained chef and author of the new cookbook “My Beverly Hills Kitchen,” joins us with a yummy brunch dish for the holidays.



NYC’s 6 Best Bloody Marys

Have maybe a bit too much fun last night? Or perhaps you’re in the mood for a good bloody with your Sunday brunch? We’ve compiled a list of the top spots where you can sip on what we consider to be the best Bloody Mary concoctions, the queen of the Sunday brunch beverage fare.

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Chef Thaimee on The Couch

East Village Restaurant Ngam Puts Thai Twist On Brunch

Chef Hong Thaimee of the East Village’s Ngam stopped by The Couch to show us one of her restaurant’s signature dishes. She made us Eggs in the Hole: Baked quail eggs with tamarind caramel sauce, shallot and toast.


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NYC’s 6 Best Outdoor Brunches

From trendy restaurants to more budget-friendly locales, there are plenty of restaurants in New York City to grab a patio seat and enjoy this midday meal.

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City Council Considering Change To NYC Sunday Outdoor Brunch Rules

A bill has been introduced that would allow customers to eat at tables on the sidewalk starting at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Right now, restaurants cannot serve diners outside until noon.


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New York’s 8 Best Brunch Spots

We’ve already provided you with our top picks for New Year’s Day Brunch specials. Here’s a look at our all-time favorite spots for the long, lazy, indulgent weekend-afternoon meal.

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