May, 2013

Craft NYC

Buttons Bursting

Craft-More than meets the Menu

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Sophisticated rustic/industrial decoration of a high-ceiling space; sparse and warm at the same time, and the tunes are rock n roll
  • sip: Persian cocktail; also a spicy tequila drink with a witty name
  • savor: Just about everything is delicious, take your shot, its like menu roulette if you don't get any explanations; donuts
  • sit: This is a pretty adult place- with family for a special occasion, with your significant other for a date night
  • spend: $$$$
  • address: 43 East 19th Street (between Broadway and Park)
  • phone number: (212) 780-0880
  • website:

Buttons Bursting

Kura- Secret Sushi and Smiles

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Simple sushi bar of blonde wood and another table
  • sip: Sake, wine, beer
  • savor: Omakase!!!
  • sit: Like Noah's ark, two by two is the way to go; great date place, you are bound to get points for creativity and deliciousness
  • spend: $$
  • address: 130 St Marks (between 1st and Ave A)
  • phone number: (212) 228-1010

Slurpfest- Lucky Rice 2013

The Pants love a party, and ain’t no party like a ramen slurping party. There are more cult ramen places in NYC than ever before, many hidden until late hours or plagued by long lines, but at this point it is a surprise to exactly no one that there is more to Ramen than the 99 cent orange packages. (We...