November 2012

Last seasons pants

November 8, 2012

Nom Wah Tea Parlor- Dim Sum and then Some

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13 Doyers Street (At Bowery)
(212) 962-6047
www.nomwah.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Old school soda fountain place with lots of character and not a lot of frills; red and white check table cloths begging to get dirty with dumpling juice
  • sip: Lots of different types of tea; beer, soda...
  • savor: Every single thing you can fit in your face
  • sit: With a large group so you can share a lot of food; with your significant other or sibling after a long night out to soak up your sauced sins
  • stilettos: No! And if you walk around later you might get fish guts on your shoes, so unless you want red snapper on your red soles, dress casually
  • spend: $
  • address: 13 Doyers Street (At Bowery)
  • phone number: (212) 962-6047
  • website: www.nomwah.com

pants picks

ChineseDim Sumno reservations

When the Pants were in Hong Kong, we were so excited to go for traditional dim sum.  There is nothing we love more than delicious little gifts of flavor wrapped up as dumplings. We asked our concierge to reserve us a spot at their recommended restaurant at a manageable 1pm, on a Sunday, as to […]

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February 12, 2012

Chin Chin- Fine China

buttons bursting open

216 East 49th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Aves)
212-888-4555
www.chinchinny.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Hmmm...large open dining room and smaller rooms in the back and off the main entrance; lightly colored walls showcase sepia tinged family photographs
  • sip: Full bar available
  • savor: Pan fried pork dumplings; hot and sour soup; spare ribs; shredded garlic chicken; Grand Marnier Shrimp; soft-shell crabs when in season
  • sit: With family; with your friend who doesn't buy into fancy Chinese food; anyone who wants Chinese on a Sunday night
  • stilettos: Not necessary at all; this is a neighborhood place, even if the waiters are in tuxes
  • spend: $$
  • address: 216 East 49th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Aves)
  • phone number: 212-888-4555
  • website: www.chinchinny.com

pants picks

Chinesefave

Chin Chin is my favorite Chinese food ever.  It might not be as good as what can be found at truly authentic holes in the walls in Chinatown, but I really don’t care. I have been going there for what seems like forever, and I have never been disappointed.  Jimmy, the owner is a true […]

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April 20, 2011

Chin Chin- Fine China

buttons bursting open

216 East 49th (right off of 3rd)
212-888-4555
www.chinchinny.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Hmmm...large open dining room and smaller rooms off the main entrance; lightly colored walls showcase sepia tinged family photos
  • sip: full bar available; bartenders are happy to put on NY sports and remember when you like a team...
  • savor: pan-fried pork dumplings; peking duck; hot and sour soup; spare ribs; shredded garlic chicken; Grand Marnier Shrimp; softshell crabs when in season
  • sit: with your family; with your friend who doesn't buy into "fancy" Chinese food; anyone who wants Chinese on a Sunday night
  • stilettos: not necessary at all; this is a neighborhood place, even if the waiters are in tuxes
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 216 East 49th (right off of 3rd)
  • phone number: 212-888-4555
  • website: www.chinchinny.com

pants picks

Chinesefave

Chin Chin is by far my favorite Chinese food ever.  I have been going there for what seems like forever and  I have never been disappointed.  Jimmy the owner is a true class act, and has a way of making everyone feel welcome and special, regardless if you are a regular or just happend to […]

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