January 2012

Last seasons pants

January 27, 2012

Francisco’s Centro Vasco-Lalalalalala Lobster

buttons open

159 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th)

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: This place is a funny throwback; the walls are covered with an old if not pleasant mural of sunny seaside Spain; giant 20lb lobster claws dangle from the wall randomly, in case you forgot what the main attraction of this place is
  • sip: Red Sangria, aka Happy Juice
  • savor: Baked clams oreganato; lobster; shrimp with green sauce
  • sit: Bring anyone who can appreciate the novelty of this place, or wants a big lobster; definitely not a first date place, because you need to get down and dirty with some lobster and garlic to really understand what this place is about
  • stilettos: Fuck No
  • spend: $$
  • address: 159 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th)
  • phone number: 212-645-6224
  • website: www.franciscoscentrovasco.com

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Francisco’s Centro Vasco is an old school throwback, where the  waiters are all dressed up and not much else is.  It is a precious rarity, a place that is so unpretentious and unhip that you can’t help but fall in love with it. The sign on 23rd Street feels iconic to me, and it is […]

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