New York City was founded in 1624. While the Dutch were busy trapping furs and trading beads with Native Americas in the New World, the Old World Dutch had just finished draining the marshlands of the Médoc in Bordeaux to plant the world's most legendary and expensive grapevines -- and by the 1650s ... More >>
It may be inconspicuously tucked within the Carlton Hotel, but the French Brasserie known as Millesime has recently been packing a mighty punch at brunch--and a bottomless one at that.
Talk about an extremely cheap eat. Millesime, a Murray Hill restaurant inside the Carlton Hotel on Madison Avenue will be offering an insanely priced three-course prix fixe menu during lunch and dinner service today. And when we say insanely priced we mean insanely cheap. The price tag: $1.25 per p ... More >>
Cocktails a-go-go.The Times notes the popularity of beer gardens these days, a trend it says has coincided with the rise modern speakeasy. But suds still can't compete with spirits, it would appear, as a whole new crop of cocktail lounges tries to tempt you with its prettily mixed concoctions ... More >>
Govind Armstrong may have left Table 8 in the Cooper Square Hotel, but the restaurant is still open. Chef de cuisine Willis Loughhead, formerly of Country, is now running the kitchen. [NY Times] Laurent Manrique, an owner at Cafe de la Presse in San Francisco and formerly a chef at Aqua, is ... More >>
New locale, same worldview
Fran Reiter will check out SROs on convention web site