November 2016

Last seasons pants

November 28, 2016

Augustine and Be Scene

buttons open

5 Beekman Street

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Blink and you are in Paris
  • sip: Any crafted cocktail, wine, etc...
  • savor: Cheese soufflé; crab salad; burger, uni spaghetti
  • sit: With a date you want to impress; with another fun couple; with a girl friend for some quality time over wine and fries
  • stilettos: This place is hot hot hot, so do it up, French chic; Isabel Marant, YSL, but make sure you can strut in your shoes because the bathroom is really far
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 5 Beekman Street
  • phone number: 212-375-0010
  • website:

pants picks

bistroburgerFrenchHot SpotHotel dining

It’s been a while since I have been out and about with the beautiful people on a Monday night, and to be honest it felt fantastic.  I air-kissed and smiled my way through several unexpected run ins with old friends at the Beekman, and I enjoyed every minute it.  The Beekman is one of the […]

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January 29, 2014

Kingside- Not a Joker

button undone

124 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th, in the Viceroy, but separate entrance)
(212) 707-8000

Good. But you'll still be able to go dancing after your meal.

Kingside NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: Midtown mish-mosh of after-workers, meet for drinkers and out of towners; front room for drinks and bites is always pretty packed, back rooms have warmer, bistro-like feel
  • sip: speciality cocktails, wines, anything
  • savor: crispy artichokes; grilled casear; take your shot
  • sit: For a business dinner; for a catch up with a friend who lives in another part of town; with people visiting and staying in midtown
  • stilettos: It's midtown, so formality is always accepted but not necessary; Also, its a Viceroy so WWKWD? What would Kelly Wearstler do?
  • spend: $$
  • address: 124 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th, in the Viceroy, but separate entrance)
  • phone number: (212) 707-8000
  • website:

pants picks

After-workHotel diningHyped ChefMidtown

“Get ready for me, I am feeling feisty.” That was the disclaimer my friend texted me when she was up the block from Kingside one recent sub-zero night, and I have to say, we had a really pleasant evening.  My expectations were kind of neutral and a lunch at Han Dynasty  left me borderline impaired, […]

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