November 2014

Last seasons pants

November 13, 2014

Alder- Alder- CaDaBra!

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157 Second Avenue
(212) 539-1900

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

Alder NYC

pants at a glance

  • scene: Minimal and downtown, Alder is intrinsically cool without any special effort
  • sip: Fancy cocktails, some of which have umbrellas; wine, beer, etc
  • savor: Pigs in a blanket; shrimps on shrimp; I imagine the rye pasta with pastrami
  • sit: Definitely a place to chat with a friend and casually nibble and discuss how good the food is in between catching up
  • stilettos: Black jeans, moto boots or designer sneakers and you are good to go
  • spend: $$
  • address: 157 Second Avenue
  • phone number: (212) 539-1900
  • website:

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Wylie Dusfrene is the Willy Wonka of cuisine, injecting (some times literally) every dish with a bit of wizardry and tricks of taste and texture. As I read the Alder menu, and not  having not had Dusfrene’s food in quite some time, my mind was going double time, imagining all of the wild ways that the dishes would […]

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