October 2013

Last seasons pants

October 30, 2013

La Cenita- You Down with MPD?

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409 West 14th Street
(646) 289-3930
http://emmgrp.com/restaurants/la-cenita/

Good. But you'll still be able to go dancing after your meal.

pants at a glance

  • scene: Models and Bottles baby...this is meatpacking flash dash and cash- not too overdone or fancy, but its all about the vibe
  • sip: Custom cocktails, etc etc etc
  • savor: Quac; queso; S'mores empanada; the meat market on display
  • sit: With your girlfriends and your sugar daddy; with anyone who wants to celebrate their bday at a hot spot; with the underage and the underfed
  • stilettos: Girl, you better werq
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 409 West 14th Street
  • phone number: (646) 289-3930
  • website: http://emmgrp.com/restaurants/la-cenita/

pants picks

Chews before you boozesexy sexy

Perhaps in homage to the summer’s hottest video “Blurred Lines” , or perhaps a sly nod to the owners’ penchants for bedding models, La Cenita debuted a teaser ad campaign this summer of girls dressed in nothing more than boy shorts and  bandanas across their mouths.  Because nothing says ” we care about food” more […]

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October 23, 2013

Piora- These are the people in your neighborhood…

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430 Hudson Street (at Morton)
(212) 960-3801
www.pioranyc.com

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

Piora NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: People in suits from work and date-nighters; a professional downtown crowd
  • sip: mixology list; wine, you know the drill
  • savor: monkey bread; crab pasta; suckling pig; halibut
  • sit: With a date; with a girl friend who likes to share food
  • stilettos: You won't feel out of place dressed up, but it is not necessary
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 430 Hudson Street (at Morton)
  • phone number: (212) 960-3801
  • website: www.pioranyc.com

pants picks



Piora, I  like you, but I am scared to get attached.  Your atmosphere is polished, your food tasty and evolved, and your service fairly competent, but your prices might be prohibitive in the long run.  The West Village is littered with restaurants past that came in hot and failed to keep it up due to […]

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October 21, 2013

The Elm- Nothing Shady, Just Cool

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160 N 12th Street (off of Berry)
(718) 218-7500
www.theelmnyc.com

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

The Elm Brooklyn

pants at a glance

  • scene: Sophisticated mix of metals and wood; airy and well-lit, gets you excited to eat
  • sip: Mixology list; wine
  • savor: Foie gras; burger; short ribs
  • sit: With a date, with a group of couples
  • stilettos: If you are here on the weekend or a special occasion, feel free to wear your AtWOODS to the Elm (get it)
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 160 N 12th Street (off of Berry)
  • phone number: (718) 218-7500
  • website: www.theelmnyc.com

pants picks

Brooklyn stand UPHyped Chefsexy sexyspecial occassion

Disclaimer: I messed up my pictures from this meal, grrrr In this age of everything being all down home and frankly messy, The Elm is refreshing in its neatly composed plates and and subtle details.  There is a delicateness in the dishes that I have not seen in a new restaurant in a while; this […]

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October 15, 2013

East Pole- Movin’ on Up, to the East Side

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133 East 65th Street (between Park and Lex)
(212) 249-2222
www.theeastpolenyc.com

Good. But you'll still be able to go dancing after your meal.

pants at a glance

  • scene: Minimalist decor that is not severe
  • sip: Summer in Avignon; shmancy cocktails, anything else
  • savor: Scotch egg; burger
  • sit: People who are not hard of hearing; with a date; with a group of couples who live on UES
  • stilettos: This place is pretty hot right now, so slip on those spikes; it is UES after all..Manolos and Miu Miu and Marni oh my!
  • spend: $$
  • address: 133 East 65th Street (between Park and Lex)
  • phone number: (212) 249-2222
  • website: www.theeastpolenyc.com

pants picks

burgersFancy Pub FoodThe New UES

“Wait, are we going to a strip club?”, was the intelligent response from  Boyfriend when I told him  that we were going to East Pole for a late bite. No- although it may sound like the place that Amber is now appearing, and it may be many things,  East Pole is most certainly not a […]

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October 10, 2013

Archie and Sons- Luncheonette et al

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23 3rd Avenue (at about 9th street)
(646) 823-9423

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Luncheonette chic; whiter and cleaner than the old ones but bare enough to not be stagey
  • sip: Water, soda, whatever, from a bottle
  • savor: Tuna melt; greek pizza; cold salads
  • sit: With a co-worker; by yourself
  • stilettos: Whether you are a Betty or a Veronica, there is no need to dress up for this place
  • spend: $
  • address: 23 3rd Avenue (at about 9th street)
  • phone number: (646) 823-9423
  • website:

pants picks

casualCounter culturegood in the hoodlunch

Not quite sure how Archie and Sons got on our radar, but it did and we were determined to get there.  The menu looked straight-forward enough, but some times a girl just needs a good luncheonette that is a no-brainer; there are only so many days that you can sit at Eisenbergs, and not every […]

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