January 2015

Last seasons pants

January 14, 2015

Ramen Lab- Get Schooled

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70 Kenmare Street
(646) 613-7522
www.ramen-lab.com

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

Ramen Lab NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: A blink if you miss space, with an open kitchen, blond wood bar with stools, and that's it
  • sip: cold teas, beer, possibly some sake
  • savor: RAMEN, RAMEN, Gyoza
  • sit: Who cares? Just get your face into that bowl and don't pull it out until you are finished; your guests will understand
  • stilettos: Um, no
  • spend: $
  • address: 70 Kenmare Street
  • phone number: (646) 613-7522
  • website: www.ramen-lab.com

pants picks

Counter cultureRamenSlurp

At this point everyone thinks they know ramen, and thinks they know good ramen, but they actually don’t know jack- Jack Nakamura that is.  Jack is  ramen god of Nakamura Ya in Kanagawa Japan,  who also happens to  create the noodles served at many of the most popular ramen joints in NYC, but behind the scenes.  As […]

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November 8, 2013

Donguri- Obsessed

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309 East 83rd Street #2
(212) 737-5656
www.itoen.com/donguri‎

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

pants at a glance

  • scene: Small spot with tables along one wall; brightly lit yet cozy and simple
  • sip: Sake to me
  • savor: Everything; sashimi; sweet corn fritters; SOUP
  • sit: With a date that you are not afraid to slurp with; with your parents for a casual dinner in the hood or a friend
  • stilettos: It's deep in the UES, so everyone looked pretty nice, but this place is definitely casual
  • spend: $$$
  • address: 309 East 83rd Street #2
  • phone number: (212) 737-5656
  • website: www.itoen.com/donguri‎

pants picks

favegood in the hoodSlurpTurning Japanese

Picture this: Union Square, Halloween evening, people everywhere, you can’t take two steps without a drunk super hero yelling in your face or seeing unnecesasrily exposed body parts.  Mayhem. Madness.  Now imagine the furthest thing from that, a little oasis of calm and quiet all the way on 83rd Street where you won’t pass anyone […]

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