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 …

The King’s Ginger Liqueur

While the sunshine's likely to melt the NYC snow pretty soon, having a bottle of old-school winter warmer The King's Ginger Liqueur at hand wherever there's a big freeze should make things a bit more bearable. It was commissioned by Berry Bros & Rudd (who have been trading for over 300 years) for King Edward VII, and they still sell it today. As well as …