Archive for the ‘food’ Category

NEW YEARS IN NEW ORLEANS

By Conor Riley I definitely wanted to get out of the mayhem of NYC for New Years, and had always wanted to go to New Orleans, so without much hesitation, I decided to ring in […]

RECAP: KEPT PREMIERE AT OAK BEVERLY PART 2

Photographs by Jonathan Gati We’re still feeling the love from Wednesday night’s party at OAK Beverly celebrating the premiere of KEPT, our Vogue.com Video Fashion Week film by director Liza Mandelup. We want to thank […]

IN THE HOOD: THE FOUR HORSEMEN

Photographs courtesy of Ole Sondresen and The Four Hoursemen Whether you prefer whites or reds, roses or oranges, The Four Horsemen – opened recently in Williamsburg by James Murphy – has an extensive wine list […]

IN THE HOOD: DELAWARE AND HUDSON

An overcast December afternoon made for the perfect day to stop by Delaware and Hudson on North 5th and Bedford for lunch. Chef Patti Jackson’s recently opened restaurant already boasts a Michelin star, and now […]

OFF THE WALL: FLAVOR AT MOFAD

Yesterday, we had the chance to check out the recently opened Museum of Food and Drink aka MOFAD, situated on the quiet Bayard St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The museum’s current exhibit called Flavor: Making It […]

IN THE HOOD: LUCY’S VIETNAMESE KITCHEN IN BUSHWICK

Erin wears the Rebel Jacket in Dusk outside Lucy’s Named after head chef Johnny Huynh’s grandmother, Lucy’s Vietnamese Kitchen in Bushwick serves up classic Vietnamese dishes with an “edgy flare that reflects the adaptations of […]

IN THE HOOD: LELLA ALIMENTARI IN WILLIAMSBURG

  By Conor Riley   From the people behind Union Pizza Works in Bushwick, and former co-owners of Saraghina in Bed-Stuy, comes the the new coffee shop/mini-market Lella Alimentari, or simply, LA. Opened literally two […]

IN THE HOOD: BLACK FLAMINGO

  By Conor Riley   A street-level lounge/bar meets basement dance party? Count us in. The recently opened Black Flamingo in Williamsburg is the best of both worlds when it comes to nightlife. What’s more […]

IN THE HOOD: 12 CHAIRS CAFE IN SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG

  By Conor Riley   Founded over a decade ago as a small coffee shop in SoHo, 12 Chairs Cafe has expanded to a full menu of Israeli cuisine, and now has two locations: MacDougal […]

IN THE HOOD: AMANCAY’S DINER IN BUSHWICK

  Last week, on the hunt for late night drinks and a bite to eat, I stumbled upon Amancay’s Diner in Bushwick. Recently opened, the indoor/outdoor space calls you in with an airstream trailer, comic […]

IN THE HOOD: NOWADAYS IN RIDGEWOOD

  Nowadays, a HUGE outdoors-only bar/restaurant just opened off the Halsey L train in Ridegwood. The bar is a new project from disco DJs Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin (Mister Saturday night and Mister Sunday), […]

IN THE HOOD: ISA

  Photographs courtesy of ISA   One of our favorite restaurants in Brooklyn – and location of our 2014 Holiday Party – is ISA on Williamsburg’s South Side. Aside from a delicious assortment of food […]

THE GETAWAY: CITY ISLAND

  Photographs by Alicia Rae   While technically part of NYC, City Island in The Bronx feels more New England fishing village than metropolis. Naturally, an evening of drinks and fresh seafood at City Island […]

WHAT I DID THIS WEEKEND: MIGUEL – NEW FULTON FISH MARKET + CEVICHE DINNER

By Miguel Pena Thursday evening, I headed up to the New Fulton Fish Market at Hunt’s Point in The Bronx to pick up fresh uni, oysters and octopus for a ceviche dinner with friends on […]

IN THE HOOD: CONCORD HILL IN WILLIAMSBURG

  One of our new favorite lunch and dinner spots is Concord Hill on Graham Ave. in Williamsburg. Taking over the old Sel De Mer, a certain freshness washes over you when you walk into […]

IN THE HOOD: DESNUDA IN ALPHABET CITY

Desnuda, the tiny East Village wine bar that seats about 14, is great for an after work drink, date night, or a night cap. Their menu is a unique take on Latin American food, including […]

IN THE HOOD: MILK & ROSES IN GREENPOINT

While the winter has been pretty mild so far in NYC, the cold is coming, and it’s coming fast. It’s that time of year where when staying in isn’t an option, we like to find […]

IN THE HOOD: GREENPOINT FISH & LOBSTER

Nassau Ave in Brooklyn keeps getting better with the addition of Greenpint Fish & Lobster right down the street from OAK. Part fish market, part raw bar and part general store, Greenpoint Fish & Lobster […]

IN THE HOOD: NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS IN GREENPOINT

To kick off the weekend, we stopped by one of our favorite spots in Greenpoint, Nights and Weekends. Just across the street from OAK 55 Nassau, Nights and Weekends gives a unique take on Mexican […]

IN THE HOOD: 1810 IN DTLA

Photographs + Words by Kaley Giovinazzo One of our favorite spots in DTLA is 1810, which takes its name from the year in which the first steps towards Argentinian independence took place. Opened on only […]

IN THE HOOD: DINER IN SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG

It’s been a minute since our last NYC In The Hood, so we wanted to go with a classic. Diner, built in a Kullman car from the 1920s, on Williamsburg’s South Side, has been serving […]

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