April 2013

Last seasons pants

April 29, 2013

Serafina- Here, There, Everywhere

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Various locations


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

Serafina NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: Europeans, ladies who lunch and people with strollers during the day; night-time varies by location
  • sip: Pinot Grigio, Peroni, Pellegrino
  • savor: Focaccia di Sofia; chicken Milanse; pasta Al Pacino; chicken paillard
  • sit: With a girlfriend or two to wind down after shopping; with a group of couples at night
  • stilettos: Hmmm...uptown locations get a decent amount of Birkins, and Meatpacking is naturally dressier because they don't know better
  • spend: $$
  • address: Various locations
  • phone number:
  • website: www.serafinarestaurant.com

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Go-Togood in the hoodItal

Serafina is many things to many people: Euro trash lunch spot, Upper East side de-fault cafeteria, joint downstairs in the hotel, etc.  The many locations and varied clientele of Serafina should not take away from on very simple fact: The food is consistently delicious. In a town with several Momofukus, being a mini-chain does not […]

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April 2, 2013

Pants Stance Parm: Joint that triumphed over hype

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248 Mulberry Street

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Modern day soda shop with a long counter as well as table seating; great music and laid back but trained servers
  • sip: Full bar
  • savor: ANYTHING! Parm Parm Parm, turkey, baked ziti
  • sit: Not with a large group; with a friend who appreciates "Jersey Ital" and is hungry
  • stilettos: Space is tight and you need to be able to maneuver and shove past the hungry hordes; downtown cool and hungry hipster will work too
  • spend: $
  • address: 248 Mulberry Street
  • phone number: (212)993-7189
  • website:

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casualCounter culturefaveItal

You have heard the story already: Torissi Italian Specialties opened on the border of Little Italy in 2010; its authentic, no-nonsense Italian food in an area of town more known for shtick than sauce quickly gained a large following and outgrew its original space. Parm was spawned to provide Torrisi’s customers with the Italian sandwiches […]

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