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Somewhere,  Taylor Swift is crying into her cookies, but carefully, as to not to smudge her cat eye makeup, because Jake G seems to be moving on with Regina George.  No stranger to sporting events (he sat court side at a Net’s game with Jay and Bey and seemingly almost bored them to death), Jake chose our favorite pre-MSG spot, Lugo, for a date before catching  a fight across the street. The Pants can not comment if in fact Jake and Rachel are in fact sitting in a tree, ( we are still holding out for a McAdams/Gosling reunion) but since it was widely reported that they were dining together, we can only comment that his choice of restaurant is perfection.  Lugo is a welcome oasis in a Penn Station- focused dearth of dining options, a place serving solid, dependable Italian food in a pleasant, bustling environment.

The Garden is located in a bit of a culinary wasteland, with very limited options for a quality pre/post event meal; of course there are multiple dining options inside the Garden itself, but some times you want a bite and a buzz before the big event. If we are really going to get dirty we will go to Brother Jimmy’s; if  we are jonesing for some vino after swigging $12 beers we head to Bar Veloce, and when we want a civilized start to the evening, we always chose Lugo.  The meatballs ( I think Jake Gyllenhaal is a vegetarian?) are large, shareable and legit, and the menu offers other great options for groups like flatbreads and meat and cheese platters.  You can make a reservation as to avoid a time crunch, which is recommended because Lugo is also popular with the after-work commuting set.

Time will only tell if Jake and Rachel are meant to last, but we believe in Lugo…and love, we also believe in love.

One Comment

  1. Posted July 15, 2014 at 1:49 am | Permalink

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