When one restaurant's doors close, another restaurant's doors open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday we'll fill you in on what opened up around town this week. This week: Red Hook gets a Thai restaurant, chicken wings hit the Lower East Side in full force, and the Le Bernardin team opens ... More >>
When one restaurant's doors close, another restaurant's doors open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we'll fill you in on what opened up around town this week. This week: the Torrisi team is at it again with a new bar, a Southern restaurant is frying up chicken in the East Village, and ... More >>
If you're in town this weekend, you should make a point to head to the Torrisi team's Lobby Bar (180 Ludlow Street, 212-432-1818) at the Ludlow Hotel. It was quiet when we dropped in last night, and that's not going to last -- you can bet that this place will be rammed as soon as word gets out that ... More >>
And by that I mean both book lovers who are queer and also lovers of queer books (though those two groups often intersect at various intellectually cruisey bookstores and websites). As a Canadian source informs me, "The Queer Film Classics series has been launched this year. "It's a series ... More >>
One of the most enticing trends in mixology in the last year has been the resurgence of sherry as an ingredient. (Death & Co. barkeep Alex Day wrote about his love of the fortified wine in his ReadyMade column last month.) Yesterday, Vinos de Jerez hosted its nationwide Sherry Cocktail Compet ... More >>
If you're a true cocktail enthusiast, you've sure had the experience of sitting around waiting for a drink for 20 minutes, dying of thirst and sobriety because that extra eighth of an ounce of Maraschino liqueur or Green Chartreuse or Punt e Mes plus two different kinds of gin and three different ki ... More >>
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