April 2014

Last seasons pants

April 23, 2014

Rotisserie Georgette- Uptown Girl

buttons open

14 East 60th Street (between Madison and Fifth)
(212)390-8060
www.rotisserieg.com

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

Rotisserie Georgette NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: French country chic meets Madison Avenue mamas
  • sip: All cocktails and wines available; everything seems to pair well with chicken...
  • savor: Gnoochi; chicken chicken chicken; fries
  • sit: With another couple; with someone's parents in from out of town and staying in a posh Midtown hotel; With your mom after a day of hitting up the B's...Barney's, Bergdorf and a Bar...
  • stilettos: Manolo Blahniks and very Lily Van Der Woodsen-ish...no need to look fancy, just neat
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 14 East 60th Street (between Madison and Fifth)
  • phone number: (212)390-8060
  • website: www.rotisserieg.com

pants picks

chicken for twonear good shoppingspecial occassionUpper East Side ChicWorth the splurge

To anyone that doesn’t like Rotisserie Georgette’s chicken, I say “Cluck Off.”  This is one bird to flip for, and Georgette Farkas is the ultimate embodiment of what a Pants woman should be: chic, polished, gracious, and not afraid to eat until a button gets undone.  Naysayers will always gripe  that expensive chicken is silly, […]

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April 14, 2014

Gato- Almost Purrrrr-fect

buttons open

324 Lafayette Street
(212) 334-6400
www.gatonyc.com

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

Gato NYC Bobby Flay

pants at a glance

  • scene: Industrial brick and wood, with warm, cool light fixtures of various materials and heights
  • sip: Specialty cocktails and full wine, you know the drill
  • savor: Octopus; potatoes with egg; tarte tartin
  • sit: Actually a pretty good date spot, if you are both into food; great for groups to share a lot of small plates, good spot for a chat fest with a friend
  • stilettos: The crowd was pretty turned out in a downtown way; since it is new and hot, feel free to look the same...
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 324 Lafayette Street
  • phone number: (212) 334-6400
  • website: www.gatonyc.com

pants picks

GroupsHyped Chefsexy sexyWell Fed Med

Meow! Hello Pretty Kitties, there is a new feline in town, curled up on Lafayette Street, and she belongs to Bobby Flay.  I originally thought that Gato was going to be a replacement for the recently shuttered Mesa Grill or the not as recently shuttered Bolo, but Gato has a Meditrreanean identity all of her […]

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April 3, 2014

Ristorante Morini- White Makes Right

buttons bursting open

1167 Madison Avenue
(212) 249-0444
www.ristorantemorini.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Nips and tucked in shirts on the ground floor; slightly younger crowd upstairs, but this is an adult place with the air of a special occasion
  • sip: Whimsical list of cocktails; wine
  • savor: Duck pasta; sea urchin pasta; ragu pasta; ANYTHING
  • sit: With your parents or beau's parents; with another couple; with expense accounters, or friends from out of town
  • stilettos: This place is just screaming for fellow Italians like Armani, Brioni, Ferragamo; Dolce Gabbana not as much
  • spend: $$$$
  • address: 1167 Madison Avenue
  • phone number: (212) 249-0444
  • website: www.ristorantemorini.com

pants picks

Hyped ChefItalspecial occassionWorth the splurge

Ristorante Morini is the restaurant that we have been waiting for from Michael White, ever since our beloved Fiamma shuttered.  Not to take to away from the perfection of Marea, there is something about Ristorante Morini that just brings us back to those days at Fiamma, the first time that we fell in love with […]

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