Archive for 'Grub/Spirits'

The Black Ant: Inventive Contemporary Mexican That’s Excelente

The Black Ant: Inventive Contemporary Mexican That’s Excelente

The Black Ant isn't a moniker that would seemingly inspire a fickle New York City dining crowd to venture out for a meal. But by avoiding the newly opened East Village spot you'd be discounting the [...]

Raines Law Room- Chelsea: Drink Here Now

Raines Law Room- Chelsea: Drink Here Now

With each visit to Raines Law Room- though this is hardly the case- it feels like you're letting your pals in on perhaps the City's best kept secret. Read up on why this is the [...]

The “Classic Hot Dog” at Nathan’s Famous: Worth the Hype?

The “Classic Hot Dog” at Nathan’s Famous: Worth the Hype?

We've all enjoyed a Nathan's hot dog or five over the years. But how many of us have actually made our way out to the original 1916 outpost in Coney Island when it's NOT July [...]

Big Smoke Burger Arrives in Chelsea

Big Smoke Burger Arrives in Chelsea

New York City's first outpost of Canadian import Big Smoke Burger hosted its grand opening on Tuesday evening, welcoming in guests all day long for the very first time. Read up on Manhattan's latest entrant [...]

A Trip to the Boozy Parlor at Uptown Steakhouse

A Trip to the Boozy Parlor at Uptown Steakhouse

The Upper East Side's Parlor Steakhouse is more of a clean and chic space that happens to serve steak than it is a traditional palace serving thickly cut beef. And it might surprise you even [...]

The Ides at Wythe Hotel- Williamsburg: Drink Here Now

The Ides at Wythe Hotel- Williamsburg: Drink Here Now

You'd be hard pressed to find a rooftop scene as laid back as this one and The Ides manages to pull it together inside of Williamsburg's most popular settings. [...]

Sparks Steak House, Keeping it Real in Changing Times

Sparks Steak House, Keeping it Real in Changing Times

The New York City steakhouse is an experience like none other. It's an eating exercise in opulence and gluttony in decorated fashion. But as many of the old world steakhouses continue to shutter, it's [...]

Jean-Georges’ Latin Fare Easy as ABC Cocina

Jean-Georges’ Latin Fare Easy as ABC Cocina

Like its sister ABC Kitchen, the fare at ABC Cocina is so uniquely special that you're willing to dart through the inside of a carpet and home store just to eat there. And you'll need [...]

The Re-Review: The Meatball Shop, Williamsburg

The Re-Review: The Meatball Shop, Williamsburg

In our first Re-Review, we take a repeat visit to The Meatball Shop- a place we first checked out in June of 2010. Check out what we said then, what we're saying now, and why [...]

A Hot Summer Night at Ditch Plains

A Hot Summer Night at Ditch Plains

Summer's steamiest evening was not the ideal time to grab a reservation at a place without a working air conditioner. And yet, that's where we found ourselves- wiping sweat from our brows at Chef Marc [...]