June 2017

Last seasons pants

June 27, 2017

Fusco- A Must Go

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43 East 20th Street (between Park and Broadway)
(212) 777-5314
www.fusconewyork.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Sophistication without stuffiness
  • sip: You can have whatever you like...
  • savor: Stromboli; short rib; pomodoro; duck agnolotti
  • sit: On a date; with parents; alone at the bar
  • stilettos: More Manolo than Marant; perfect place for that "day to night" dress you bought...
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 43 East 20th Street (between Park and Broadway)
  • phone number: (212) 777-5314
  • website: www.fusconewyork.com

pants picks

date nightHyped ChefPasta

I am going to stand strong behind my glowing recommendation for Fusco, but I will note that Daryl’s experience was less stellar than mine. I found everything about Fusco to be above par, including the decor, the service and of course the food, and have been aggressively recommending it ever since I dined there. I […]

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December 12, 2016

Leuca- Love at First Bite

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William Vale Hotel, 11 North 12th Street (BROOKLYN)
(718) 581-5900
www.leuca.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Simultaneously light and cozy, with the smells from the wood burning oven filling the room
  • sip: Cocktails and beers and wine oh my!
  • savor: Whipped ricotta; burrata pasta, chicken for two
  • sit: Date-worthy; with a small group for a lovely night out; with your parents to show them Brooklyn isn't so bad
  • stilettos: Not formal at all, but dress like you would for a cool place in downtown NYC; if on a date, you won't feel out of a place in a cute dress and boots
  • spend: $$$
  • address: William Vale Hotel, 11 North 12th Street (BROOKLYN)
  • phone number: (718) 581-5900
  • website: www.leuca.com

pants picks

BKchicken for twodate nightHyped ChefItalian

“Hey, honey, let’s go to a super-trendy hot spot in Brooklyn for a drink at the bar where we need a reservation and then to the new restaurant in the hotel,” is not usually the way to get my husband out of the house. “Andrew Carmelllini is the chef and there is a chicken on […]

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September 26, 2016

Zadie’s Oyster Room- One Shell of a Great Place

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413 East 12th Street, between First and A
(646) 602-1300
www.zadiesoysterroom.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Casual old -time charm with lots of high top tables and a good bar
  • sip: Beer and rosé pair especially well with oysters
  • savor: Oysters in all forms; raw, baked, fried, steamed...
  • sit: Date night done right!
  • stilettos: Nautical stripes are always a good idea when eating oysters, but jeans and sneakers are fine, unless you are on a date, then a dress and flats
  • spend: $$
  • address: 413 East 12th Street, between First and A
  • phone number: (646) 602-1300
  • website: www.zadiesoysterroom.com

pants picks

casualdate nightEat at the BarOysters

Zadie’s Oyster Room gives its namesake bivalves the royal treatment. The beauty of oysters lies in their simplicity; they are often eaten completely on their own, fresh out of the water, bursting with briney goodness, with only a simple mignonette sauce or a squeeze of lemon. Zadie’s honors oysters in not only their most natural form, but […]

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