December 2015

Last seasons pants

May 27, 2015

Emily- Our new BFF

buttons bursting open

919 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
(347) 884- 9588
www.pizzalovesemily.com

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

The Sisterhood of the Unbuttoning Pants

pants at a glance

  • scene: Straight- forward and not fussy; early dinner times will be a lot of parents feeding kids and prime dinner times brings larger groups of BK locals and foodies who know what's up
  • sip: Seasonal signature cocktails, beer; wine by the quartino ( do it)
  • savor: The Emmy burger; PIZZA
  • sit: On a double date or with a group of friends who like eat and share
  • stilettos: It's Brooklyn, so um...be comfy and casual
  • spend: $$
  • address: 919 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • phone number: (347) 884- 9588
  • website: www.pizzalovesemily.com

pants picks

BKburgerscausalno reservationspizza

Emily has a kale salad on their menu, I just want it noted.  There might be some other kinds of vegetables on offer as well, and as delicious as I am sure they are, you don’t go to Emily for vegetables.  Well at least I didn’t.  It is going to take more than kale to […]

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April 2, 2015

SRO- A Little “Pizza” Heaven

buttons open

334 Bowery (google Espoleta if you can't find the address for SRO)
211-466-3301
www.sropizza.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Small, hidden space entered by walking into Espoleta; funky and lively
  • sip: Wine
  • savor: Egglplant; fried pizza; nutella pizza; pizza pizza
  • sit: With a friend, with a date, with a group of people
  • stilettos: Although there is an Intermix down the block, casual chic is recommended, along with stretchy pants
  • spend: $
  • address: 334 Bowery (google Espoleta if you can't find the address for SRO)
  • phone number: 211-466-3301
  • website: www.sropizza.com

pants picks

casualGroupspizza

SRO sounds more complicated than it really is.  Forget secret doors, passwords, etc, and just focus on one word: PIZZA. SRO stands for Single Room Occupancy, a nod to its tiny, hidden space, but that concept of singularity can be also be applied to the menu, where pizza, in its many glorious forms, is the true star. […]

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September 24, 2014

Marta- First Lady

buttons bursting open

29 East 29th Street (Martha Washington Hotel)
(212) 689-1900
www.martamanhattan.com

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

Marta NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: NoMad professionals against a backdrop of soaring white, with some wood details
  • sip: Whatever goes well with pizza (ps all the espressos are doubles)
  • savor: Pasta meatballs; pizza pizza pizza
  • sit: With your friend or date at the counter if you can; business lunch, inlaws, anyone who eats carbs
  • stilettos: No dress code, but I recommend leggings, or something easily unbuttoned; you might want to eat like a slob but its never okay to look like one
  • spend: $$
  • address: 29 East 29th Street (Martha Washington Hotel)
  • phone number: (212) 689-1900
  • website: www.martamanhattan.com

pants picks

Counter culturegood in the hoodHyped ChefItalpizza

The weight of infinite amounts of hype and expectations are resting on some very thin crusts, and boy can they take it. Marta is the newest outpost from Danny Meyer, helmed by Maialino alum Nick Anderer, and is as hot as a wood burning oven as far as restaurant openings. Marta made me so happy, I […]

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September 18, 2013

Ruburisoa- Neither Rain, Nor Sleet, Nor…

buttons open

235 Mulberry Street (between Prince and Spring)
(212)965-0500
www.rubirosanyc.com

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

Rubirosa nyc

pants at a glance

  • scene: Casual, candle lit and cute
  • sip: Nice cold beer from a tap or bottle; full bar and reasonably priced wines by the glass
  • savor: Rice balls, baked clams, pizza, spaghetti alls chitarra
  • sit: On a date or with a girlfriend to catch up; with a large group
  • stilettos: Casual and chic- think Rag and Bone...
  • spend: $$
  • address: 235 Mulberry Street (between Prince and Spring)
  • phone number: (212)965-0500
  • website: www.rubirosanyc.com

pants picks

casualcozyItalpizza

What the hell took me so long to get here?! That was all I could think after eating at Rubirosa during a monsoon that coincided with the San Genaro Festival, for two reasons: the first reason, the literal interpretation of the question, had an obvious answer because street closures complicated by pounding buckets of rain […]

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March 21, 2012

Posto- Because Thin is Always In

buttons open

310 Second Avenue (at 18th Street)
212-716-1200
www.postothincrust.com

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Dark wood pizza clubhouse; some outside seating
  • sip: Yummy wines available in by the glass in water glasses
  • savor: Pizza pizza pizza; bread pudding
  • sit: With anyone, you should not be friends with people who can not enjoy a quiet night of pizza and booze
  • stilettos: No...you will be so full that you will waddle out like J Simps in her 3rd trimester, so why complicate things?
  • spend: $
  • address: 310 Second Avenue (at 18th Street)
  • phone number: 212-716-1200
  • website: www.postothincrust.com

pants picks

casualgood in the hoodpizza

Growing up in the Garden State, The Pants were taught many things from a young age: A handbag is a “pockabook;  any special occasion means it’s time to hit the tanning bed; sandwiches on long bread are called “subs;  and of course,  pizza should be thin.  Our parents always took us to their no-frills favorite […]

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