Sweet & Hot Hibiscus Mimosa

Sweet & Hot Hibiscus Mimosa
 INGREDIENTS 1 hibiscus flower in syrup 2 tbsp Mike’s Hot Honey syrup (1:1 MHH and water) 3 oz champagne or sparkling wine 1 oz orange juice 1 orange slice INSTRUCTIONS Drop hibiscus flower in bottom of glass (champagne flute).   Fill ⅔ full with champagne or sparkling wine. Add 2...

&Pizza Takes NYC

&Pizza Takes NYC
New York City, once a town almost exclusively dominated by slice joints, has in recent years, become fertile ground for other styles of pizza ranging from wood-fired Neapolitan pies to crispy-edged Detroit-style squares. The New York pizza landscape of 2017 is far more diverse than it was even five years...

Making Piadina with Mike's Hot Honey at Eataly

Making Piadina with Mike's Hot Honey at Eataly
Unless you've spent time in the Romagna region of Northern Italy, it's unlikely that you've encountered a piadina or piada, an Italian flat bread sandwich, common to that region of Italy but very rarely found in the United States.   The piadina, typically consumed in Romagna as a casual street...

Mike's Hot Honey Podcast Episode 8 - Paulie Gee

Mike's Hot Honey Podcast Episode 8 - Paulie Gee
There are few people in New York City more obsessed with pizza than Paul Giannone, better known in the pizza world as Paulie Gee.  A former computer IT guy, Paulie harnessed his passion for pizza and, at age 56, opened Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, a Neapolitan-inspired pizzeria featuring a...

Sweet Chick: Bringing Chicken & Waffles back to NYC

Sweet Chick: Bringing Chicken & Waffles back to NYC
For many Americans, chicken & waffles is most closely associated with LA, namely Roscoe's House of Chicken & Waffles, a landmark LA restaurant that opened in 1976 and is widely credited with popularizing the dish.  Often left out of the Roscoe's narrative is the detail that Roscoe's original owner, Harlem...

Mike's Hot Honey Goes to the Movies! - A Visit to Nitehawk Cinema

Mike's Hot Honey Goes to the Movies! - A Visit to Nitehawk Cinema
Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one of the first theaters in NYC to offer food & drink service, is a true trailblazer.  The three-screen cinema opened in 2011 and was single-handedly responsible for overturning the prohibition-era New York State liquor law that made serving alcohol in motion picture theaters illegal.  Now movie-goers...