If you haven't made a reservation for Valentine's Day by now, you're a failure. At least that's how it'll feel as you frantically scroll through OpenTable, only to find you can dine at 5 p.m., 11 p.m., or anytime you like at TGI Fridays. Instead of competing with every jerk in the city for a tabl ... More >>
It's still summer, and restaurants have been promoting happy hour deals and outdoor seating all season long. But for those who want to just sit on the grass, here's a cool deal for you: a rustic Italian picnic basket set by Asellina in the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel. Now, this isn't your normal p ... More >>
In the West Village, new happy hours are popping up everywhere. Bobo, a restaurant and bar situated in a historic townhouse on 10th Street, has begun offering a happy-hour special with steep discounts on both food and drinks.
orsorama/FlickrLast week, we learned that Sara Jenkins will be leading a trip to Italy later this year. She's since provided us with a few more details.
Central Italy hides in the West Village
If it were any cheaper, they'd be paying you.There are drink specials and there are drink specials. For some, an $8 martini is a marvelous deal -- by New York cocktailing standards, anyway. For others, it's not happy hour unless you can pay your tip out in quarters. At The Magician, from Mond ... More >>
Every week or so in 'What to B When You BYOB' we ask a local wine shop to recommend a few good wines under $20 to pair with the food at a nearby BYOB restaurant. This week, we talk to Kamar, one of the managers at Smith & Vine about what to bring to Brooklyn Middle-eastern joint Zaytoons. Smith & V ... More >>
Da Andrea's fabled warm octopus salad (click to sample) When it opened nine years ago on Hudson Street in the West Village, Da Andrea was heralded as one of the city's best date spots: With a small candle-lit room, good cheap Italian food, and a BYOB policy that allowed you to wow a date w ... More >>
Every week or so in 'What to B When You BYOB' we ask a local wine shop to recommend a few good wines under $20 to pair with the food at a nearby BYOB restaurant. This week, we talk to Maya Pedersen and Jean-Baptiste Humbert of Wine Therapy in Nolita about what to bring to a nearby recently opened I ... More >>
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