March, 2014

Tulum Beach

An Ode to the Sistermoon

A Sistermoon, quite simply put, is a vacation with your sister.  I am not sure when exactly we coined the term, but our proclivity towards choosing hotels and destinations more favored by romantic couples than Spring Breakers was most apparent to us for the first time on the beach in Phuket Thailand.  Faced with a choice between two hotels, one...

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American Cut – A Cut Above

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Dark and sexy, packed bar and dining room with TriBeCa's best dressed
  • sip: A creative cocktail menu (inclusive of an Espresso Martini, watch out), along with extensive wine list with some great reds to compliment red meat
  • savor: The Everything Bagel Biscuits, Chili Lobster, Cesar Salad, Filet, Twice Baked Potatoes with Chedder and Truffle
  • sit: In a cushy banquette for girls night, guys night, or double date night
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 363 Greenwich Street
  • phone number: (212) 226-4736
  • website:

A Rose’ by Any Other Name…

Whispering Angel rose’ has been a game changer over the last few years, a rose’ whose meteroric rise in popularity is due to its fine French wine-making pedigree coupled with a catchy, English friendly name and easily recognized bottle.  I personally and humbly feel responsible for some of the explosion of Whispering Angel, as I was an early champion of...

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Bodega Negra- Lights, Camera, ACTION

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Trendy funky vibey Mexican, caliente and cool, figure that out
  • sip: What starts with "t" and ends with "a"? Tequila!
  • savor: Guac in a skull; tacos
  • sit: Trendy troublemakers and scenesters, so you know, your weekend crew
  • spend: $$
  • address: Dream Downtown (355 West 16th Street)
  • phone number: (212) 299-2336
  • website: