WinePod

Our friends at Thrillist "a free, 4-times-weekly email that sifts through the crap to find guys the best services, gadgets, gear, bars and restaurants in New York" wrote about the WinePod today. More than just a home winery, the WinePod experience blends an online user community, expert advice from an on-staff enologist, and sophisticated software to help you understand and inform you about the process …

Brooklyn’s Woof Bites and Buttercup PAW-tisserie

It's no secret that natural products and petsclusive stores have been gaining visibility in the marketplace. We recently discovered these two Brooklyn-based companies catering to deserving dogs and their owners. Those troubled by feeding their pets processed meat by-products and chemically-laden biscuits can find several healthy products on the market and increasingly more small-scale neighborhood spots that offer alternative snacks for pets. Woof Bites, Inc., …

Pom Teas

I met my friendly local Pom delivery man at the market this morning and he introduced me to these new Pom Teas. Currently available in Pomegranate Black Tea and Pomegranate Lychee Green Tea (the better of the two), they come in glass containers that you can reuse as glassware (if you don't mind the Pom Tea logo on them). Not a bargain at $3, but …