August 2012

Last seasons pants

August 30, 2012

Dinner at Novita, Always a Treat-a

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102 East 22nd Street (right off of Park Avenue South)
(212) 677-2222
www.novitanyc.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Lowkey but looking good Gramcery locals, some suits, lots of families
  • sip: Vino Blanco while dining al fresco on a Summer night, Vino Rosso while tucked into a banquet in the Winter
  • savor: Funghi Misti, Baby Artichoke Salad, any of the pastas (Strozzapreti al Pesto, anything with truffles, Linguine with Baby Clams, Zucchini Flowers, Veal Milanese
  • sit: Outside if the weather permits, or else you don't have much of a choice of where you'll be squeezed into the dining room, but the side booths are great for groups of 4 or 5...
  • stilettos: Stroll over in your flats, but jeans with stilettos can work if you are looking to get cozy after...
  • spend: $$
  • address: 102 East 22nd Street (right off of Park Avenue South)
  • phone number: (212) 677-2222
  • website: www.novitanyc.com

pants picks

casualcozygood in the hoodItalNovita

If you find yourself walking through Gramercy, Novita may seem like your average local spot; a few cafe tables on the outside on the sidewalk, a dining room with tables packed right on top of one another, and generally busiest in the earlier dinner hours. It wasn’t until Sam Sifton gave this local spot 2 […]

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August 20, 2012

Momo Sushi Shack- No Fuku, Just Momo

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43 Bogart Street, Brooklyn
(718) 418-6666
www.momosushishack.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Garage door cool; long communal tables with dark walls and not a lot of unnecessary decor; chilling music and hip, attractive servers
  • sip: Cold cold beer- a special Sapporo actually from Japan is available; sake to me
  • savor: Pork Betty; fried chicken; hand rolls; gyoza; uni
  • sit: With anyone you know in Brooklyn; with anyone who wants to try a new sushi experience and have some fun
  • stilettos: This is the land of Girls; rock your Isabel Marant and look cool
  • spend: $
  • address: 43 Bogart Street, Brooklyn
  • phone number: (718) 418-6666
  • website: www.momosushishack.com

pants picks

BKCash Moneyno reservationssushi

Momo Sushi Shack has no affiliation with those other Momo’s in Manhattan.  I might be the only person who immediately associates “Momo” with David Chang, but I just wanted to make that clear.  First of all, Momo Sushi Shack is even farther east than the other Momo empire- across the East River, in Bushwick.  The […]

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