March 2015

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March 30, 2015

Spigolo- Uptown Funk

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1471 Second Avenue (between 76th and 77th)
(212) 744-1100
www.spigolonyc.com

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Unbuttoning Pants Spigolo NYC

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  • scene: Dark wood, large bar, candlelight; neighborhood Italian place with class and comfort
  • sip: Fully revamped cocktail list
  • savor: Picolo Piatti menu, especially the gnocchi, porchetta sandwich and the branzino
  • sit: With a date; with a friend from the neighborhood; by yourself at the bar
  • stilettos: Uptown neat- jeans are okay, but maybe leave the gold Nikes at home and slip on some Chloe flats...
  • spend: $$
  • address: 1471 Second Avenue (between 76th and 77th)
  • phone number: (212) 744-1100
  • website: www.spigolonyc.com

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Counter culturegood in the hoodItalnoteworthy cocktails

Very few people would think that 76th Street is “downtown” from much, but Spigolo just moved from its original location in the  80’s to their new home on second Avenue and 76th Street, and man are things different down in this neck of the woods. In order to reach a more casual clientele without sacrifcing the […]

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March 23, 2015

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer- Tap it Back

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529 Broome Street (between Thompson and Sullivan)
(917) 639-3089
www.blacktapnyc.com

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Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer

pants at a glance

  • scene: Old-school luncheonette with a hip twist; counter-seating only, a tv and lots of beers
  • sip: Any number of beers; sochu and sake
  • savor: Burgers burgers burgers! Try a Classic and the Spicy Mexican, for the full range of burger-bilities
  • sit: Totally okay to go by yourself for a lunch time bite; but more fun to grab a friend to share and have some brews
  • stilettos: Um, no
  • spend: $
  • address: 529 Broome Street (between Thompson and Sullivan)
  • phone number: (917) 639-3089
  • website: www.blacktapnyc.com

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beerburgersCounter culture

Burgers are not a trend, FYI.  We live in America, burgers are practically our national mascot, because last I checked you can’t eat a bald eagle. Yes, maybe highbrow burgers in unexpected places with wild and contrived ingredeints might have been a passing trend, but there is nothing more classic American than sitting at a counter, […]

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