Chef Michael White- Honored

Chef Michael White- Honored

On May 3rd, 2018, Chef Michael White was honored at Project Sunshine’s 15th Annual Benefit at Cipriani’s 42nd Street This evening’s fundraiser raised over $1mm. Project Sunshine recruits and trains volunteers to deliver programs that promote creative...
Can Spicy Food Be Dangerous?

Can Spicy Food Be Dangerous?

Buffalo wings, gas-mask curries, Szechuan-style Chinese food and five-alarm chili – People are obsessed with spicy food. Whether we’re posting our reactions to tongue-blistering concoctions to social media or just enjoying our breakfast with an extra kick, spicy...
7 Healthier Twists We’re Making In 2018

7 Healthier Twists We’re Making In 2018

It’s always a cliché whenever a year passes, isn’t it? In the new year, I’ll do this, this and that. Whether it’s the new year that’s prompted a fresh start, or it’s just feeling sluggish upon weeks of celebrating and the weather,...
3 Neighborhoods, 3 New Lunch Break Options

3 Neighborhoods, 3 New Lunch Break Options

It’s a new year, and while we’re back to our old stomping grounds, we don’t have to fall back into old habits. A habit we’re practicing this year is savoring our lunch breaks. Lunch should be a welcome break, a chance to re-energize your mind...
Fitness App 8fit That Fits Your Lifestyle

Fitness App 8fit That Fits Your Lifestyle

Let’s face it, during and after the holidays is when we often think a little more about our diet and workout habits. With the many treats, holiday parties, and a break from our daily routines, sticking to healthy eating and working out can be a little tricky....
Fitness Friday: Q&A with Tone It Up’s Katrina & Karena

Fitness Friday: Q&A with Tone It Up’s Katrina & Karena

For this week’s Fitness Friday, I set out to ask the popular trainers behind the Tone It Up program, Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn, some questions about the TIU community and its success. We also touched on tips for staying healthy while eating out and on the...
Three Healthy Picks To Feed Your Body After Thanksgiving

Three Healthy Picks To Feed Your Body After Thanksgiving

With all this talk about Thanksgiving; turkey, gravy, pies, we’re already dreading fitting into our jeans next Monday. While a few days of enjoying yourself and eating a little more than usual won’t make you gain weight, being mindful and listening to your...
Smoothies For Runners

Smoothies For Runners

If following this year’s TCS New York City Marathon has inspired you to sign up for a marathon, a race or simply take up running on your own time, you are definitely not the only one. Even though the temperatures are slowly dropping, you can still run...
A Healthy Alternative to Cooking

A Healthy Alternative to Cooking

With today’s busy schedules, sometimes fitness and nutrition fall to the back burner. We at Downtown have been sampling different delivery meal plans. Stay tuned for our continued Q&A with the founders of several food delivery companies. For the past two...