Topics :: holiday spirits

Libation Gift Guide 2013: Holiday Spirits

By Kelsy Chauvin | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin scopes out the best booze of the season at the first annual Village Voice Holiday Spirits events, and unveils lick-smacking libations and clever cocktails for any time of year.

Breaking the Holiday Habit: A Guide to Staying Thin This Season

By Stephen Mosher | Monday Dec 2, 2013
I sure do love the holidays. Not because of Santa or decorations or presents - I love it because I get to spend time with my family eating and drinking, then I get to spend January trying to undo the damage done to my waistline and psyche.

Gingerbread Houses Gain Holiday Stature

By BETH J. HARPAZ | Tuesday Dec 25, 2012
Out of the kitchen and into the hotel lobby: Gingerbread houses have gone from being a homemade project done with mom to professional exhibits designed by pastry chefs and sometimes even architects.

Frosty Holiday Cocktail with KahlĂșa Gingerbread

Friday Dec 21, 2012
As you dream of sugar plum fairies and gingerbread houses for your holiday entertaining, don’t forget the newly-released, limited-edition KahlĂșa Gingerbread.

Austrian Christmas Butter Cookies

Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
Vanillekipferl have always been a favorite Christmas cookie of Austrians.Here is one Austrian grandmother’s recipe, which is easy to make and really delicious. (They also make a great holiday present for friends and family. We’re just sayin’...)

Holiday Cocktails from the Nation’s First Tea Sommelier

Monday Dec 17, 2012
This year, Numi has teamed up with the nation’s first tea sommelier, James Labe, to offer a number of ingenious concoctions that will warm the body and entice the senses this holiday season.

For Holiday Entertaining, Think Lobster Claws

Saturday Dec 15, 2012
For holiday entertaining, forget Santa Claus and instead, think lobster claws.

Mixing It Up for the Holidays: Festive Cocktails with an EDGE

By Herb Westphalen | Sunday Dec 9, 2012
The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate our community’s diversity. Whether your prefer vodka or rum, straight up or on the rocks; celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Diwali, Kwanzaa or Winter Solstice, we’ve got cocktails for all.

Celebrity Brands Push Through Holiday Rush

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO | Saturday Dec 8, 2012
Certain celebrities likely won’t be making guest appearances in the aisles of your favorite department stores. But clothes, shoes and even ties that bear their names will.

Christmas in London

Friday Dec 7, 2012
London is the UK’s leading destination at Christmas for gift shopping, enjoying festive entertainment, and admiring Christmas lights. Here is a selection of the best places to visit this December, without ever having to leave the capital.