Finding a beer brewed in Belgium at your local watering hole isn't that hard these days, but finding a bar that can teach you how to pair your pint -- or how to pour that pint correctly -- is a bit less common. The recently opened Belgian Beer Cafe Nomad (220 Fifth Avenue, 212-575-2337) aims to help ... More >>
Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>
If a weekend full of shopping for others has cleaned you out, why not treat yourself to a cheap drink? We have a fresh round-up of spots where you can find one.
Greenwood Park has a novel fence constructed of shipping skids. Sandwiched between Green-Wood Cemetery and the Prospect Expressway, Brooklyn's latest beer garden, Greenwood Park, began life as an auto garage. The building reflects this, with the roll-up doors still intact. Outside, picnic tables a ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyOutside Pop PubPop Burger, the mini-chain that helped make mini-burgers a big hit has sort of grown up, turning the focus of its newest spot, Pop Pub (83 University Place, 212-477-7574) onto beer. We stopped by one afternoon last week to check out the burgers and brews.
Welcome, damned spot!
Looking for a locavoric gift this holiday season? Brooklyn Winery, Brooklyn Oenology, and The Red Hook Winery are among hyper-local wine producers right here in New York City. [NY Post] Champagne isn't the only French bubbly. Eric Asimov samples a Huët Pétillant sparkling Vouvray, Langlois ... More >>
The departed rapper's King of Hearts is hard to hear and harder to ignore
[Here begins a new series in which we taste beers found in bodegas all over the city, seemingly at random. Please suggest beers you want us to try.] "Whoa! It smells like bananas," a friend observed as I poured the beer down the side of the Stella Artois stemware, where it puddled and sent ... More >>
When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>
A few will admire me, but more will detest my behavior, either because they actually love the holiday, or are too chickenshit to do what I did. This year, after decades of suffering dry-breasted turkeys, inane "catch-up" conversations with people I barely know, and hours of waiting for total ... More >>
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