August 2016

Last seasons pants

August 26, 2016

Le Coucou- La Vie en Daniel Rose

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138 Lafayette Street (near Howard)
(212) 271-4252

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: A soft mix of sexy and classic in an unconventional dining room; Large windows in the front but cozier near the open kitchen in the back; feels very French
  • sip: The No 2; any carefully crafted cocktail
  • savor: Ouef Norvégien; fried quail; chocolate mousse
  • sit: With your lover for a top-notch date night; with a breakfast meeting you are trying to impress; with your foodie friend from out of town
  • stilettos: This is the new hot place and the crowd the night I was there was chic chic chic; throw on a pencil skirt and pointy heels
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 138 Lafayette Street (near Howard)
  • phone number: (212) 271-4252
  • website:

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fit for foodiesHot SpotHyped Chef

My dinner at Le Coucou made me giddily, grinningly  happy. It has been a long time since the atmosphere, food, and most importantly service, impressed me to the degree that Le Coucou did.   I am not saying that everything was perfect, and perhaps my standards for service have been lowered due to the dire situations […]

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August 9, 2016

Sushi on Jones- The (Almost) Return of Chef Dave

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56 Great Jones Street between Bowery and Lafayette

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Small stall as part of a micro outdoor food court; only four seats available at the counter, sort of reminds you of eating in Southeast Asia
  • sip: H20
  • savor: Sushi omakase, in 30 minutes
  • sit: By yourself or with your friend; possibly a date but only once you have vetted their sushi style
  • stilettos: Please no
  • spend: $
  • address: 56 Great Jones Street between Bowery and Lafayette
  • phone number:
  • website:

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Ready, Set…Sushi! Our beloved Chef David Bouhadana, unceremoniously ousted from Sushi Dojo after embarking on a well-intentioned if not exactly well-received campaign against the New York City Health department, has returned to work his magic on fish- sort of.  Sushi on Jones is part of the small Bowery Market, and it is a unique sushi experience […]

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