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The Sisterhood of the Unbuttoning Pants

Buttons Undone

Alta Linea- Walk the Line

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Summer scensters looking to take in the great outdoors and great Italian food
  • sip: Well -crafted cocktails; wine
  • savor: Mushroom bruschetta; grilled cheese; artichokes
  • sit: With a girlfriend to catch up and share some bites; with a date after a romantic stroll on the Highline
  • spend: $$
  • address: 180 10th Avenue (inside the Highline Hotel courtyard)
  • phone number: (212) 929-3888
  • website:
Unbuttoning Pants Spigolo NYC

Buttons Bursting

Spigolo- Uptown Funk

Pants at a Glance
  • scene: Dark wood, large bar, candlelight; neighborhood Italian place with class and comfort
  • sip: Fully revamped cocktail list
  • savor: Picolo Piatti menu, especially the gnocchi, porchetta sandwich and the branzino
  • sit: With a date; with a friend from the neighborhood; by yourself at the bar
  • spend: $$
  • address: 1471 Second Avenue (between 76th and 77th)
  • phone number: (212) 744-1100
  • website: