AK Gets Into the Pink Whale Spirit for Vineyard Vines Flagship Grand Opening

To celebrate the kick-off of their flagship store in Grand Central Station, Vineyard Vines hosted a grand opening party attended by over 300 guests. The menu was designed with an Americana-meets-Martha's Vineyard vibe, where we even pulled inspiration from the retailer's signature "Fish Taco Tie" and "Lobster Roll Tie!" Our servers donned their preppiest of looks, sporting Vineyard Vines...  read more

Featured Wedding: Melissa & Joseph @ The Loading Dock

melissa & joseph july 23, 2016 @ the loading dock the story For Melissa's birthday, JD decided to surprise her with a weekend away at the Madison Beach Hotel for a culinary tasting and spa weekend. "After dinner, JD wanted to propose in the hotel lobby in front of the Christmas tree, but there were too many people around so he decided to wait until we got back to our room," says...  read more

AK Teams Up with Tigger & Olson for Brisk Launch Party

To introduce its newest line of flavored iced teas, Brisk teamed up with Trigger House, Olson IFC and AK's off premises catering team to put together a launch party nothing short of wildly colorful and massively entertaining. The party (designed, produced and built by Trigger House & Olson IFC and dubbed "Sneak Out, Sneak In") was held on the rooftop of Gary's Loft in Midtown...  read more

Video: Bacon for Dessert

Bacon. Arguably the most heavenly part of the American diet. Whether it's eaten as a topping, flavor enhancer or just on its own, bacon is often pigeon-holed in the land of savory. But not in our bakeshop! Check our out step-by-step videos of what happens when our pastry chefs get their hands on bacon. Bacon Junk Food Donuts     Nutty Chocolate Candied Bacon...  read more