It's official. Husband and wife team Patrick Watson and Michele Pravda, owners of beloved Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill shops Smith & Vine and Stinky Brooklyn, have branched out to Manhattan: "After ten years of solid business in Brooklyn, I think we're ready for this project," says Watson.
Suzanne Parratt had been waiting tables at Pig N Whistle on W. 48th Street for about three and half months when a trio of louses she was serving on the afternoon of November 19 walked out on their $96 bill. Parratt, who was paid a base salary of $5 and split tips with the other servers, was told she ... More >>
Internal Logic, space odyssey
Jesús Manso has opened a narrow storefront next to his Mulberry Street branch of Socarrat Paella Bar called La Churreria (284 Mulberry Street, 212-219-0400), which, as the name implies, sells churros -- the long sticks of fried dough often served with small cups of hot chocolate for dipping. ... More >>
Graffit's Savory Carrot CakeThe graffiti on the walls might be the initial focal point at Graffit, but chef-owner Jesús Núñez also wants to catch diners' eye with his food. Inventive, if kooky, items include this savory carrot mousse topped with Mahon cheese. Try it at home, if you dare... ... More >>
--After getting a bit more publicly excited than we care to remember about Thorns of Life, last fall's short-lived collaboration between Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil's Blake Schwarzenbach, Aaron Cometbus, and (The L Word's) Daniella Sea, we figured we'd just go ahead and keep quiet about forgett ... More >>
What the Feds Wont Tell You About Oklahoma City
Making the Case for a Wider Conspiracy in Oklahoma City