I wake up each day knowing exactly what I want to eat and where I want to eat it. My life is driven by cravings! In 2005, I launched this website to share the best places to satiate them.
Cravings is a guide to all cravings, gastronomic and otherwise. A review of New York City foods, drinks, culture and travel, the site judges specific dishes, experiences and destinations.
Searching for a good burger or the best soba in town? Cravings pinpoints the best among a wide variety of dishes and cuisines, rather than just what is trending right now. Browse or search in your neighborhood or venture out of your comfort zone — either way, we will lead you to the best.
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We hope you enjoy the site!
— Celia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief
Celia Cheng is the executive editor of Cravings (findyourcraving.com), a design-conscious online publication that focuses on food, wine, travel and lifestyle. She is also at the helm of Cravings Productions, which produces videos and provides custom letterpress, photography, design and consulting services with a focus on the food, beverage and travel industries. Celia has over 15 years of experience helping companies such as Ernst & Young, Deutsche Bank, Wrigley, Kraft, American Express and New York Presbyterian Hospital develop and implement online branding and digital strategies to creatively expand market presence. Celia has been featured in Crain’s New York Business, Print, “The Design Entrepreneur“ by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico, and the Australian Radio National show “RN First Bite.” She also appears with her mentor Milton Glaser in the documentary about his life, “Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight“. Fluent in Chinese and Japanese, Celia’s background is international, and she splits her time between New York, Taiwan, Hawaii and Japan. Celia holds a B.A. in Japanese Studies from Columbia University and an M.F.A. in Design from the School of Visual Arts.
Cynthia Sin-Yi Cheng, a Francophile and champagne specialist, specializes in creating intimate and luxurious tasting events. Cynthia, who has been making annual trips to France for the past seventeen years, is fluent in both the language and culture of France. Her tastings are peppered with stories of the winemakers and the people of the Champagne region, and always have a creative spin like “Up next: brut zero, the driest style of champagne” or “When it comes to champagne, it’s all about blending” She aims to demystify champagne by familiarizing her clients with the winemaking process, the various stylistic differences ranging from blanc de blancs to vintage wines, and the fascinating people behind the wine. As wine editor of the New York-based food and wine website, Cravings (findyourcraving.com), Cynthia writes extensively about bubblies. A frequent traveler who speaks French and Mandarin as well as Japanese, Cynthia has chronicled global wine and lifestyle trends for publications such as The San Francisco Chronicle Magazine and Golf Connoisseur, Town&Country Wedding and Condé Nast Portofolio.com. She is also a contributor to the new high-end travel website, Indagare. She holds a B.A. in Art History from Smith College and an M.A. from Columbia University in French Cultural Studies. Her wine credentials include an advanced certificate with distinction from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). In addition to her love of wine, she is a member of the Urasenke Tea Ceremony Society.
Nancy Matsumoto is a writer and editor who covers sustainable agriculture, food, sake, art, culture and Japanese-American issues. Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, theAtlantic.com, Edible Manhattan, Civil Eats, Food & Wine, and Saveur. She is the co-author of the book The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders and blogs at Walking and Talking. A recent transplant from New York City to Toronto, she looks forward to discovering fresh stories across the Canadian provinces.
Everett Hutt has lived in Paris for over 12 years. When not working at his day job in finance and strategy, he spends his time enjoying all that Paris and France have to offer in the way of great wine and food. In addition, he is an extensive traveler, having thus far visited 49 of the 50 states in the U.S. and 73 other countries. He continues to explore the wonders of the world and frequently shares those experiences with Cravings readers. Everett is a graduate of Yale University and holds both M.B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
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