Earlier this month, Yves Jadot, the man behind the Raines Law Room, Jones Wood Foundry, and Petite Abeille, among others, opened Dear Irving (55 Irving Place, no phone), a Gramercy cocktail bar that pulls together elements from his previous projects. Raines Law Room's Meaghan Dorman created the cock ... More >>
Start budgeting better by taking advantage of this week's cheap drink specials. If that's not enticing enough, perhaps $5 wine, cheap craft brews, or the simple comfort of boozing with like minded individuals will get you out and about.
I cheated. I'm supposed to be getting high on this Girl Scout Cookies with the Flatbush Zombies in Bed Stuy but instead I'm listening to Pusha T's verse on "Nosetalgia" over and over, getting high by my solo dolo like I was Cudi. The car service driver just beeped his horn and I manage to gather m ... More >>
Perhaps we love Girl Scout cookies so much because they're so hard to find. You practically have to stalk a co-worker's daughter or stake out the checkout line at the grocery store, hoping a troop has set up shop there for the day. All anybody wants is a crispy Thin Mint, a gooey Samoa, or addictive ... More >>
What we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: Lauren Shockey got some tips on buying, making, and preparing tofu from Asian food expert Andrea Nguyen.
After learning about the 2012 Girl Scout cookie pop-ups, you're likely pretty excited about stuffing your face with sweets, no? But then comes the age-old question of what cookie to order. Purists might go for Thin Mints, while caramel lovers know the Samoa is the one. Yet there's one new additi ... More >>
You've gotta feel bad for the New York City Girl Scouts. Door-to-door cookie sales just aren't as fun when you're riding up and down in apartment building elevators. But those enterprising little ladies have found a solution. Pop-up shops throughout the city where they'll be selling their beloved ... More >>
Best. Girl. Scout. Cookie. Period.All the Girl Scout cookies are great, but Samoas are truly the greatest of them all. At least according to New Yorkers who prefer the caramel-coconut-chocolate delight over Thin Mints, which is the most popular cookie nationwide. And really, there's no comp ... More >>
The latest episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted this past weekend by a very funny Gabourey Sidibe, featured a commentary piece during "Weekend Update" on the Girl Scouts' absurdly short cookie-peddling season. Quoth writer John Mulaney: "Have some pride in yourselves, Girl Scout cookies. You ar ... More >>
We used to think Frank Coffey was the funniest man in fake-sports news until we saw his headline on the Ben Roethlisberger decision: Roethlisberger To Sell Girl Scout Cookies Door-to-Door. Now we're wondering if the NFL isn't funnier. Roethlisberger, who has twice been involved in allegatio ... More >>
This weekend city councilmember Eric Gioia, who is also running for Public Advocate, said he would introduce legislation to ban fast food outlets within 0.1 miles of city schools. Waving a study that shows proximity to such joints "results in a 2.5 percent increase in the probability of gaining over ... More >>
photo by Merelymel13/flickr, some rights reservedYes, it's Girl Scout cookie time, but if you're like me, you don't know any of these Girl Scout people. No worries. Blondie and Brownie brings word of a magical place to buy Girl Scout cookies called The Girl Scout Council of Greater New York's Cookie ... More >>
Superior fresh pitaThis afternoon, while waiting for my "moo goo gai panini"--a bad idea--to be ready from Marco Polo Café (102 St. Mark's Place), I wandered into Holy Land Market. Amid the sacks of Israeli couscous and tins of tahini and pickled vegetables and rows of spices, there are three finds ... More >>
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