Archive for 'Grub/Spirits'

Espoleta Brings Spain & Tapas to Bowery

Espoleta Brings Spain & Tapas to Bowery

Thursday night, Espoleta, the Tapas-style restaurant helmed by Chef Sue Torres, opened its doors on the Bowery for a grand unveiling and we made sure to stop inside to celebrate the restaurant's grand opening. [...]

Carmellini Can’t Win ‘Em All: The Up and Down Bar Primi

Carmellini Can’t Win ‘Em All: The Up and Down Bar Primi

At Bar Primi the menu shows flashes of brilliance, but its lack of consistency weighs down an idea that remains better in concept than execution. [...]

Why You Should Be Dining at Marta

Why You Should Be Dining at Marta

Though the ambiance inside certainly doesn’t distinguish Marta much, the wood burning pizza ovens and meticulous attention to authenticity render at least one visit to the restaurant as an essentiality. [...]

Rasa Brings Taste of Malay to Greenwich Village

Rasa Brings Taste of Malay to Greenwich Village

As one of New York City's only truly authentic Malaysian restaurants, the small quaint setting at Greenwich Village's Rasa is one where the place's competency lies in their ability to stay true to tradition. [...]

The Gowanus Yacht Club- Carroll Gardens : Drink Here Now

The Gowanus Yacht Club- Carroll Gardens : Drink Here Now

Carroll Gardens haunt The Gowanus Yacht Club closes down for the season in November. You've got a little bit of time to 'Drink Here Now.' [...]

District Tap House- Midtown West: Drink Here Now

District Tap House- Midtown West: Drink Here Now

Newly opened area bars have breathed some new life into the Garment District and leading the pack is the District Tap House, a January opening that's made the neighborhood a destination worth frequenting more than once. [...]

Amazing 66 and the Generous Use of an Adjective

Amazing 66 and the Generous Use of an Adjective

More middle of the road than Amazing, we hit Chinatown's Amazing 66 for a dining experience with inconsistent results. Read more here. [...]

American Whiskey- Midtown West: Drink Here Now

American Whiskey- Midtown West: Drink Here Now

There's a lot to like about American Whiskey. The fact that it's a noteworthy and worthwhile bar in the vicinity of Madison Square Garden is a big plus. [...]

Old and New World Korean Fare Meet at Hanjan

Old and New World Korean Fare Meet at Hanjan

Hanjan, the sister restaurant to Hells Kitchen's Danji doesn't need a gaudy display to be effective. The creative and inspired cuisine being served does just fine without it. [...]

Double Wide- East Village: Drink Here Now

Double Wide- East Village: Drink Here Now

The allure of the trailer based moniker, opposite pointing white arrows and the promise of $5 well drinks all night was too much to pass up at the Southern-inspired bar Double Wide, which had surprisingly been [...]