June 2017

Last seasons pants

June 7, 2017

Runner & Stone, Baking Up Deliciousness in Brooklyn

buttons open

285 Third Avenue; Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-576-3360
http://www.runnerandstone.com/

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Industrial yet cozy, low key neighborhood spot
  • sip: Lots of wine, craft cocktails
  • savor: Any of the fresh, local salads; braided ravioli; sandwiches (lunch), fried chicken (dinner)
  • sit: With a date for the weeknight bite; with a friend to catch up and carb up for breakfast or lunch
  • stilettos: No need to spend a lot of bread on your outfit to eat this bread; think Rag and Bone and fun sneakers
  • spend: $$
  • address: 285 Third Avenue; Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • phone number: 718-576-3360
  • website: http://www.runnerandstone.com/

pants picks

bakeryBKBrooklyn stand UPbrunchcozyfried chickengood in the hoodGowanusGroups

There have been a lot of great restaurant openings in the Gownaus area, as the industrial buildings are being snapped up and the area that surrounds a once radioactive canal is actually becoming quite hip. While it’s not a huge neighborhood, there is fun (Royal Palms Shuffle Board), plenty of alfresco hanging (Lavender Lake, Pig Beach), and […]

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August 21, 2014

Root & Bone- South, Meet Mouth

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200 East 3rd Street
(646) 682-7080
www.rootnbone.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Southern Charm meets Alphabet City; just cooly hip, not hipster
  • sip: Bourbon baby, this is Southern food; full list of cocktails and wines as well
  • savor: Fried chicken; biscuits; mac and cheese
  • sit: On a double date; with a fried chicken fiend
  • stilettos: No need for YSL shoes in the land of ABC streets; jeans and flats will do ya just fine
  • spend: $$
  • address: 200 East 3rd Street
  • phone number: (646) 682-7080
  • website: www.rootnbone.com

pants picks

casualfried chickenHyped Chefno reservations

Bikini season is on its last legs, (and abs and ass), so there is no better time to treat yourself to some guilt-inducing, finger licking fried chicken. After interviewing Mr. Lee Schrager about his book “Fried and True”, a compilation of fried chicken recipes from around the country, I had bird on the brain and […]

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July 15, 2014

Sweet Chick LES- How Sweet It Is

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178 Ludlow Street (between Houston and Stanton)
(646) 657-0233
www.sweetchicknyc.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Down -home and downtown
  • sip: Blood Mary's; signature cocktails, etc
  • savor: Fried chicken and waffles; biscuits with sausage gravy; kale BLT
  • sit: With anyone - there were a fair amount of families when we visited, and food this good is meant for sharing in large groups
  • stilettos: Drive slow homey, no need rooster around to eat this fried bird...
  • spend: $$
  • address: 178 Ludlow Street (between Houston and Stanton)
  • phone number: (646) 657-0233
  • website: www.sweetchicknyc.com

pants picks

brunchcasualfried chickenno reservationsSouthern

Since I recently ate my way through Nashville, I am clearly an expert on Southern food, no? My time down south taught me  a few things about a few things, and this knowledge empowered me upon my recent visit to check out the weekday brunch at Sweet Chick LES.  You don’t need to be an […]

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December 20, 2012

The Redhead- Better off Red

buttons bursting open

349 East 14th Street (off of 1st Avenue)
212-533-6212
theredheadnyc.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: An unassuming neighborhood bar with a seating area; traditional dark wood, brick walls, cozy vibe
  • sip: Anything you want
  • savor: Potato chips with onion dip; fried chicken; shrimp and grits
  • sit: With your significant other or newly-minted crush; with your sister for some comfort food and a catch-up
  • stilettos: No, its the East Village, no need to fluff your feathers to eat fried chicken
  • spend: $$
  • address: 349 East 14th Street (off of 1st Avenue)
  • phone number: 212-533-6212
  • website: theredheadnyc.com

pants picks

fried chickenpants faveromantical

The Redhead is a real gem, so perfect that it seems like a cliche; a small bar in the East Village that serves outstanding food. Thankfully there is no hidden sign or gimmick to get a reservation or we would be gagging too. It is straight-forward and friendly in concept, food and atmosphere, which makes […]

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