Archive for 'Grub/Spirits'

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 [...]

Pino – Murray Hill: Drink Here Now

Pino – Murray Hill: Drink Here Now

Parked just steps away from secretive cocktail laboratory Middle Branch sits Pino, an intimate and charming little wine bar that popped up in Murray Hill just five short months ago. [...]

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 [...]