June 2012

Last seasons pants

June 15, 2012

Neta World Peace

buttons bursting open

61 West 8th Street (between 5th and 6th)
(212) 505-2605

The highest Pants praise! You'll head home to stretchy-pants bliss.

pants at a glance

  • scene: long, bustling counter with front row seats for the action, and some tables as well; no bar area, very plain design, some rocking tunes playing; the narrow space helps with the bustling vibe that is missing from the decor
  • sip: Sake to me
  • savor: salmon on crispy rice; toro with caviar; sushi
  • sit: With a sushi afficionado, at the counter; with expense account people at a table
  • stilettos: Nah...the prices are high but the stark space and random location don't dictate any fanciness
  • spend: $$$$
  • address: 61 West 8th Street (between 5th and 6th)
  • phone number: (212) 505-2605
  • website: www.netanyc.com

pants picks

Counter culturesushi

You bettta getta to Neta… It is a good thing that this place is so f–king expensive, or else it could become a hobby. My first visit to Neta (post Times review) was Sister’s second (pre-Times review) and we had the best night. Unfortunate scheduling left us headed for a 10pm dinner, which opened up […]

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June 7, 2012

Il Buco Alimentari and Vineria- Mangia in the Market

buttons open

53 Great Jones Street (between Lafayette and Bowery)

Excellent. You'll consume more than your skinny jeans will allow.

pants at a glance

  • scene: Noho, Noho, its off for food we go! Well heeled locals and buzzy daters out for the night
  • sip: Lambrusco; reasonably priced wines
  • savor: clams; ricotta; meats; cacio e pepe; grapefruit mint sorbet
  • sit: With your sister (obvs); on a date; with a large group of people who like to share food
  • stilettos: Go for stylish Noho nonchalance; downtown casual cool or straight from work duds are fine; simple dresses if on a date
  • spend: $$
  • address: 53 Great Jones Street (between Lafayette and Bowery)
  • phone number: (212)837-2622
  • website: www.ilbucovineria.com

pants picks

good in the hoodGroupsItalIts a date

This place is very cool.  It just is.  There is a lot of activity and action going on because it is a functioning salumeria, bakery, enoteca and restaurant.  So you can creep some goods while you are enjoying your meal, but in a more neighborhoody, authentic way than Eataly. Speaking of neighborhoody, the staff and […]

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