Archive for 'Grub/Spirits'

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 [...]

Talking Thai at Chef Dieterle’s Kin Shop

Talking Thai at Chef Dieterle’s Kin Shop

For a glimpse at Chef Harold Dieterle's culturally diverse style, we looked no further than his modernized tribute to Thai at the West Village's, Kin Shop, a neighborhood lynchpin that's been roundly lauded by critics and [...]

Cedar Local- Financial District: Drink Here Now

Cedar Local- Financial District: Drink Here Now

Down in the Financial District, there's nothing quite like newly opened bar Cedar Local, a quaint little cocktail style bar on a quiet off-the-grid street. [...]

Sticky’s Finger Joint Cures Hangovers, Comfort Food Appetites

Sticky’s Finger Joint Cures Hangovers, Comfort Food Appetites

There's a small sign that sits atop the black brick exterior at Sticky's Finger Joint that reads 'Perhaps the greatest chicken finger you have ever had.' Alone, the sentiment certainly seems well intentioned- that [...]

The Re-Review: Beauty & Essex

The Re-Review: Beauty & Essex

In our latest Re-Review, we return to visit Beauty & Essex- a place we first checked out in December of 2010. Check out what we said then, what we're saying now, and why Kim Kardashian [...]

Danny Bowien’s Mission Chinese Food Awesomely Pops Up at Mile End

Danny Bowien’s Mission Chinese Food Awesomely Pops Up at Mile End

What spawned in Brooklyn as a part-time pop up on a handful of dates at Frankie's 457, has trickled into Manhattan for some summertime Sunday evening dinners inside of NoHo's Mile End Delicatessen. It's 2013 [...]

Dempsey’s Pub – East Village: Drink Here Now

Dempsey’s Pub – East Village: Drink Here Now

Some days I opt for speakeasy style cocktail spots or enjoying the warm weather at a rooftop bar. And then there are others where I just want to kick back at a no frills place [...]